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Noteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: AMZN, NVCR, WGO


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Amazon.com Inc (Symbol: AMZN), where a total volume of 119,819 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 12.0 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 305.6% of AMZN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.9 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $1940 strike call option expiring June 21, 2019 , with 4,843 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 484,300 underlying shares of AMZN. Below is a chart showing AMZN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $1940 strike highlighted in orange:

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NovoCure Ltd (Symbol: NVCR) saw options trading volume of 11,741 contracts, representing approximately 1.2 million underlying shares or approximately 247.4% of NVCR's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 474,575 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $60 strike call option expiring September 20, 2019 , with 5,501 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 550,100 underlying shares of NVCR. Below is a chart showing NVCR's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $60 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Winnebago Industries, Inc. (Symbol: WGO) options are showing a volume of 9,791 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 979,100 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 245.3% of WGO's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 399,120 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $35 strike call option expiring June 21, 2019 , with 2,858 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 285,800 underlying shares of WGO. Below is a chart showing WGO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $35 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for AMZN options , NVCR options , or WGO options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Stocks , Options
Referenced Symbols: AMZN , NVCR , WGO



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