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Notable Wednesday Option Activity: DKS, PCLN, GOOGL


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc (Symbol: DKS), where a total volume of 71,853 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 7.2 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 139.6% of DKS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 5.1 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $26 strike put option expiring January 19, 2018 , with 68,070 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 6.8 million underlying shares of DKS. Below is a chart showing DKS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $26 strike highlighted in orange:

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Priceline Group Inc (Symbol: PCLN) saw options trading volume of 9,645 contracts, representing approximately 964,500 underlying shares or approximately 139% of PCLN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 693,895 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $1750 strike call option expiring January 19, 2018 , with 565 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 56,500 underlying shares of PCLN. Below is a chart showing PCLN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $1750 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Alphabet Inc (Symbol: GOOGL) saw options trading volume of 17,437 contracts, representing approximately 1.7 million underlying shares or approximately 121.7% of GOOGL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.4 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $880 strike put option expiring January 05, 2018 , with 955 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 95,500 underlying shares of GOOGL. Below is a chart showing GOOGL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $880 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for DKS options , PCLN options , or GOOGL options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.



This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: DKS , PCLN , GOOGL


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