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Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: PG, CPA, CENT

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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Procter & Gamble Co. (Symbol: PG), where a total volume of 32,345 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 3.2 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 43.4% of PG’s average daily trading volume over the past month, of 7.4 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $85 strike put option expiring June 16, 2017 , with 5,579 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 557,900 underlying shares of PG. Below is a chart showing PG’s trailing twelve month trading history, with the $85 strike highlighted in orange:

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Copa Holdings S.A. (Symbol: CPA) saw options trading volume of 1,330 contracts, representing approximately 133,000 underlying shares or approximately 42.8% of CPA’s average daily trading volume over the past month, of 310,390 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $95 strike put option expiring November 17, 2017 , with 271 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 27,100 underlying shares of CPA. Below is a chart showing CPA’s trailing twelve month trading history, with the $95 strike highlighted in orange: Loading+chart++2017+TickerTech.com And Central Garden & Pet Co (Symbol: CENT) options are showing a volume of 696 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 69,600 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 42.8% of CENT’s average daily trading volume over the past month, of 162,490 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $30 strike put option expiring May 19, 2017 , with 505 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 50,500 underlying shares of CENT. Below is a chart showing CENT’s trailing twelve month trading history, with the $30 strike highlighted in orange: Loading+chart++2017+TickerTech.com For the various different available expirations for PG options , CPA options , or CENT options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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