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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: AAL, INTC, MS

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Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in American Airlines Group Inc (Symbol: AAL), where a total of 37,378 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 3.7 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 58.1% of AAL's average daily trading volume over the past month of 6.4 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $36 strike put option expiring September 21, 2018 , with 10,809 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.1 million underlying shares of AAL. Below is a chart showing AAL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $36 strike highlighted in orange:

Intel Corp (Symbol: INTC) saw options trading volume of 108,310 contracts, representing approximately 10.8 million underlying shares or approximately 44% of INTC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 24.6 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $52.50 strike call option expiring September 21, 2018 , with 13,684 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.4 million underlying shares of INTC. Below is a chart showing INTC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $52.50 strike highlighted in orange:

And Morgan Stanley (Symbol: MS) saw options trading volume of 36,284 contracts, representing approximately 3.6 million underlying shares or approximately 42.7% of MS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 8.5 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $47.50 strike put option expiring August 17, 2018 , with 3,182 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 318,200 underlying shares of MS. Below is a chart showing MS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $47.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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