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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: WFC, JPM, GT


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Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Wells Fargo & Co. (Symbol: WFC), where a total of 114,264 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 11.4 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 66.5% of WFC's average daily trading volume over the past month of 17.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $56.50 strike call option expiring June 29, 2018 , with 8,573 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 857,300 underlying shares of WFC. Below is a chart showing WFC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $56.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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JPMorgan Chase & Co (Symbol: JPM) saw options trading volume of 82,118 contracts, representing approximately 8.2 million underlying shares or approximately 56.9% of JPM's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 14.4 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $106 strike call option expiring June 29, 2018 , with 7,197 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 719,700 underlying shares of JPM. Below is a chart showing JPM's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $106 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. (Symbol: GT) options are showing a volume of 11,968 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.2 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 50.9% of GT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.4 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $24 strike put option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 5,891 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 589,100 underlying shares of GT. Below is a chart showing GT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $24 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for WFC options , JPM options , or GT options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.



This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: WFC , JPM , GT



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