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Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: GOOG, UTX, PSX

Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Alphabet Inc (Symbol: GOOG), where a total of 11,630 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 1.2 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 87.2% of GOOG's average daily trading volume over the past month of 1.3 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $1300 strike call option expiring December 20, 2019, with 792 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 79,200 underlying shares of GOOG. Below is a chart showing GOOG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $1300 strike highlighted in orange:

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United Technologies Corp (Symbol: UTX) saw options trading volume of 24,041 contracts, representing approximately 2.4 million underlying shares or approximately 75.2% of UTX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $130 strike call option expiring November 15, 2019, with 9,752 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 975,200 underlying shares of UTX. Below is a chart showing UTX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $130 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Phillips 66 (Symbol: PSX) options are showing a volume of 19,180 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.9 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 72.6% of PSX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.6 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $90 strike call option expiring January 17, 2020, with 3,500 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 350,000 underlying shares of PSX. Below is a chart showing PSX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $90 strike highlighted in orange:

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