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Notable Friday Option Activity: SLG, NSC, IFF

Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in SL Green Realty Corp (Symbol: SLG), where a total volume of 8,530 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 853,000 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 72.1% of SLG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $40 strike put option expiring November 20, 2020, with 3,619 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 361,900 underlying shares of SLG. Below is a chart showing SLG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $40 strike highlighted in orange:

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Norfolk Southern Corp (Symbol: NSC) options are showing a volume of 7,927 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 792,700 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 67.8% of NSC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $215 strike put option expiring October 30, 2020, with 3,202 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 320,200 underlying shares of NSC. Below is a chart showing NSC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $215 strike highlighted in orange:

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And International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (Symbol: IFF) options are showing a volume of 7,416 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 741,600 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 66.8% of IFF's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.1 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $150 strike call option expiring March 19, 2021, with 3,000 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 300,000 underlying shares of IFF. Below is a chart showing IFF's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $150 strike highlighted in orange:

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