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Notable Thursday Option Activity: AZO, PG, XLNX

Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in AutoZone, Inc. (Symbol: AZO), where a total volume of 2,024 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 202,400 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 51.3% of AZO's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 394,920 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $785 strike call option expiring February 16, 2018 , with 181 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 18,100 underlying shares of AZO. Below is a chart showing AZO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $785 strike highlighted in orange:

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Procter & Gamble Company (Symbol: PG) options are showing a volume of 36,849 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 3.7 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 49.2% of PG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 7.5 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $87.50 strike put option expiring March 16, 2018 , with 10,088 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.0 million underlying shares of PG. Below is a chart showing PG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $87.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Xilinx, Inc. (Symbol: XLNX) options are showing a volume of 10,691 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.1 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 47.2% of XLNX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.3 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $72.50 strike call option expiring March 16, 2018 , with 1,094 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 109,400 underlying shares of XLNX. Below is a chart showing XLNX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $72.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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