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Notable Monday Option Activity: COG, XLNX, CAT

Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. (Symbol: COG), where a total of 36,061 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 3.6 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 63.5% of COG's average daily trading volume over the past month of 5.7 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $26 strike call option expiring May 17, 2019 , with 20,012 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 2.0 million underlying shares of COG. Below is a chart showing COG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $26 strike highlighted in orange:

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Xilinx, Inc. (Symbol: XLNX) saw options trading volume of 25,236 contracts, representing approximately 2.5 million underlying shares or approximately 59.7% of XLNX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 4.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $135 strike call option expiring April 18, 2019 , with 2,088 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 208,800 underlying shares of XLNX. Below is a chart showing XLNX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $135 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Caterpillar Inc. (Symbol: CAT) saw options trading volume of 29,164 contracts, representing approximately 2.9 million underlying shares or approximately 55% of CAT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 5.3 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $145 strike call option expiring March 01, 2019 , with 9,566 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 956,600 underlying shares of CAT. Below is a chart showing CAT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $145 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for COG options , XLNX options , or CAT 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.

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