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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: BAC, VFC, IVZ

Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Bank of America Corp (Symbol: BAC), where a total of 511,088 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 51.1 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 80% of BAC's average daily trading volume over the past month of 63.9 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $30 strike call option expiring April 12, 2019, with 55,394 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 5.5 million underlying shares of BAC. Below is a chart showing BAC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $30 strike highlighted in orange:

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VF Corp. (Symbol: VFC) saw options trading volume of 12,141 contracts, representing approximately 1.2 million underlying shares or approximately 71% of VFC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.7 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $87.50 strike put option expiring May 17, 2019, with 2,445 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 244,500 underlying shares of VFC. Below is a chart showing VFC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $87.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Invesco Ltd (Symbol: IVZ) options are showing a volume of 29,976 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 3.0 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 69.1% of IVZ's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 4.3 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $25 strike call option expiring January 15, 2021, with 25,798 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 2.6 million underlying shares of IVZ. Below is a chart showing IVZ's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $25 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for BAC options, VFC options, or IVZ options, visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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