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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: COST, CAH, TIF

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Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Costco Wholesale Corp (Symbol: COST), where a total of 14,592 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 1.5 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 43.2% of COST's average daily trading volume over the past month of 3.4 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $223 strike call option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 6,537 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 653,700 underlying shares of COST. Below is a chart showing COST's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $223 strike highlighted in orange:

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Cardinal Health, Inc. (Symbol: CAH) saw options trading volume of 16,240 contracts, representing approximately 1.6 million underlying shares or approximately 41.5% of CAH's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.9 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $45 strike call option expiring February 15, 2019 , with 12,318 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.2 million underlying shares of CAH. Below is a chart showing CAH's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $45 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Tiffany & Co. (Symbol: TIF) options are showing a volume of 12,511 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.3 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 40.9% of TIF's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.1 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $55 strike put option expiring May 17, 2019 , with 5,048 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 504,800 underlying shares of TIF. Below is a chart showing TIF's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $55 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for COST options , CAH options , or TIF options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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