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Notable Friday Option Activity: CMCSA, CL, AZO

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Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Comcast Corp (Symbol: CMCSA), where a total volume of 125,972 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 12.6 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 53.3% of CMCSA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 23.6 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $35 strike call option expiring March 15, 2019 , with 54,285 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 5.4 million underlying shares of CMCSA. Below is a chart showing CMCSA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $35 strike highlighted in orange:

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Colgate-Palmolive Co. (Symbol: CL) saw options trading volume of 26,660 contracts, representing approximately 2.7 million underlying shares or approximately 52.3% of CL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 5.1 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $62.50 strike call option expiring March 15, 2019 , with 20,697 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 2.1 million underlying shares of CL. Below is a chart showing CL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $62.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And AutoZone, Inc. (Symbol: AZO) options are showing a volume of 2,146 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 214,600 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 50.4% of AZO's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 425,845 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $920 strike call option expiring January 11, 2019 , with 434 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 43,400 underlying shares of AZO. Below is a chart showing AZO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $920 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for CMCSA options , CL options , or AZO options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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