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Notable Friday Option Activity: JNJ, INTU, PXD


Among the underlying constituents of the Russell 3000 Index, we saw remarkable options trading volume today at Johnson & Johnson (ticker: JNJ), where a total of 36,541 contracts were traded up to present, representing approximately 3.7 million underlying shares. This equates to approximately 49.1% of JNJ’s average daily trading volume over the past month of 7.4 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $167.50 strike call option expiring September 23, 2022, with 4,697 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 469,700 underlying JNJ shares. . Below is a chart showing JNJ’s trading history over the last twelve months, with the $167.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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Intuit Inc (Symbol: INTU) options are showing a volume of 7,392 contracts so far today. This number of contracts represents approximately 739,200 underlying shares, or 48.3% of INTU’s average daily trading volume over the past month, or 1.5 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $700 strike call option expiring on October 21, 2022, with 615 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 61,500 underlying INTU shares. Below is a chart showing INTU’s last twelve months trading history, with the $700 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Pioneer Natural Resources Co (ticker: PXD) options have a volume of 11,885 contracts to date. This number of contracts represents approximately 1.2 million underlying shares, or 48.2% of PXD’s average daily trading volume over the past month, or 2.5 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $150 strike put option expiring on January 20, 2023, with 710 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 71,000 underlying shares of PXD. Below is a chart showing PXD’s trading history over the last twelve months, with the $150 strike highlighted in orange:

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