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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: CVX, PXD, ANTM

Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Chevron Corporation (Symbol: CVX), where a total of 85,308 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 8.5 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 171.9% of CVX's average daily trading volume over the past month of 5.0 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $125 strike call option expiring May 17, 2019, with 6,911 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 691,100 underlying shares of CVX. Below is a chart showing CVX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $125 strike highlighted in orange:

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Pioneer Natural Resources Co (Symbol: PXD) options are showing a volume of 19,756 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 2.0 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 112% of PXD's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.8 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $175 strike call option expiring June 21, 2019, with 3,681 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 368,100 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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And Anthem Inc (Symbol: ANTM) saw options trading volume of 14,964 contracts, representing approximately 1.5 million underlying shares or approximately 109.7% of ANTM's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.4 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $260 strike call option expiring May 17, 2019, with 1,378 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 137,800 underlying shares of ANTM. Below is a chart showing ANTM's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $260 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for CVX options, PXD options, or ANTM options, visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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