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Notable Friday Option Activity: MCD, KMX, XOM

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Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in McDonald's Corp (Symbol: MCD), where a total of 16,495 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 1.6 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 47.9% of MCD's average daily trading volume over the past month of 3.4 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $125 strike call option expiring March 17, 2017 , with 2,524 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 252,400 underlying shares of MCD. Below is a chart showing MCD's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $125 strike highlighted in orange:

Carmax Inc. (Symbol: KMX) options are showing a volume of 8,422 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 842,200 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 44.9% of KMX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.9 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $70 strike call option expiring April 21, 2017 , with 7,396 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 739,600 underlying shares of KMX. Below is a chart showing KMX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $70 strike highlighted in orange:

And Exxon Mobil Corp (Symbol: XOM) saw options trading volume of 50,949 contracts, representing approximately 5.1 million underlying shares or approximately 42.4% of XOM's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 12.0 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $80 strike put option expiring March 17, 2017 , with 5,452 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 545,200 underlying shares of XOM. Below is a chart showing XOM's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $80 strike highlighted in orange:

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