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Noteworthy Monday Option Activity: OXY, CBOE, ABMD

Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Occidental Petroleum Corp (Symbol: OXY), where a total of 38,736 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 3.9 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 51% of OXY's average daily trading volume over the past month of 7.6 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $50 strike call option expiring January 17, 2020, with 6,122 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 612,200 underlying shares of OXY. Below is a chart showing OXY's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $50 strike highlighted in orange:

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Cboe Global Markets Inc (Symbol: CBOE) saw options trading volume of 2,650 contracts, representing approximately 265,000 underlying shares or approximately 50.6% of CBOE's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 524,175 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $118 strike call option expiring November 15, 2019, with 1,290 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 129,000 underlying shares of CBOE. Below is a chart showing CBOE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $118 strike highlighted in orange:

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And ABIOMED, Inc. (Symbol: ABMD) saw options trading volume of 3,467 contracts, representing approximately 346,700 underlying shares or approximately 45.1% of ABMD's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 768,130 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $160 strike put option expiring November 15, 2019, with 503 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 50,300 underlying shares of ABMD. Below is a chart showing ABMD's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $160 strike highlighted in orange:

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