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Notable Friday Option Activity: M, PRGO, GE

Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Macy's Inc (Symbol: M), where a total of 91,384 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 9.1 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 121.5% of M's average daily trading volume over the past month of 7.5 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $27 strike put option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 27,821 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 2.8 million underlying shares of M. Below is a chart showing M's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $27 strike highlighted in orange:

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Perrigo Company plc (Symbol: PRGO) saw options trading volume of 8,527 contracts, representing approximately 852,700 underlying shares or approximately 70.8% of PRGO's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $40 strike call option expiring December 21, 2018 , with 3,477 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 347,700 underlying shares of PRGO. Below is a chart showing PRGO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $40 strike highlighted in orange:

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And General Electric Co (Symbol: GE) saw options trading volume of 590,601 contracts, representing approximately 59.1 million underlying shares or approximately 44.1% of GE's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 134.0 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $6 strike put option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 260,666 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 26.1 million underlying shares of GE. Below is a chart showing GE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $6 strike highlighted in orange:

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