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Notable Wednesday Option Activity: OCN, AMZN, TWX


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Ocwen Financial Corp (Symbol: OCN), where a total volume of 25,604 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 2.6 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 443.2% of OCN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 577,730 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $3.50 strike put option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 17,753 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.8 million underlying shares of OCN. Below is a chart showing OCN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $3.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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Amazon.com Inc (Symbol: AMZN) options are showing a volume of 119,959 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 12.0 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 370% of AMZN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $1710 strike call option expiring June 15, 2018 , with 4,019 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 401,900 underlying shares of AMZN. Below is a chart showing AMZN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $1710 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Time Warner Inc (Symbol: TWX) saw options trading volume of 185,307 contracts, representing approximately 18.5 million underlying shares or approximately 330.3% of TWX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 5.6 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $85 strike put option expiring July 20, 2018 , with 43,354 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 4.3 million underlying shares of TWX. Below is a chart showing TWX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $85 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for OCN options , AMZN options , or TWX options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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Referenced Symbols: OCN , AMZN ,



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