Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: AXP, USCR, CONN

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in American Express Co. (AXP), where a total of 19,812 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 2.0 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 50.1% of AXP's average daily trading volume over the past month of 4.0 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $67.50 strike call option expiring January 18, 2019, with 6,792 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 679,200 underlying shares of AXP. Below is a chart showing AXP's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $67.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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US Concrete Inc ( USCR) saw options trading volume of 1,759 contracts, representing approximately 175,900 underlying shares or approximately 49.7% of USCR's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 353,950 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $90 strike call option expiring March 16, 2018, with 596 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 59,600 underlying shares of USCR. Below is a chart showing USCR's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $90 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Conns Inc ( CONN) saw options trading volume of 1,899 contracts, representing approximately 189,900 underlying shares or approximately 49% of CONN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 387,850 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $30 strike put option expiring February 16, 2018, with 708 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 70,800 underlying shares of CONN. Below is a chart showing CONN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $30 strike highlighted in orange:

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