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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: PXD, FCX, ANTM

Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Pioneer Natural Resources Co (Symbol: PXD), where a total volume of 6,354 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 635,400 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 48.3% of PXD's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.3 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $175 strike call option expiring December 20, 2019, with 2,239 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 223,900 underlying shares of PXD. Below is a chart showing PXD's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $175 strike highlighted in orange:

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Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold (Symbol: FCX) options are showing a volume of 78,195 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 7.8 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 41.2% of FCX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 19.0 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $11 strike call option expiring September 20, 2019, with 8,368 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 836,800 underlying shares of FCX. Below is a chart showing FCX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $11 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Anthem Inc (Symbol: ANTM) saw options trading volume of 6,071 contracts, representing approximately 607,100 underlying shares or approximately 40.3% of ANTM's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.5 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $255 strike call option expiring September 13, 2019, with 397 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 39,700 underlying shares of ANTM. Below is a chart showing ANTM's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $255 strike highlighted in orange:

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