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Notable Tuesday Option Activity: AMGN, NFLX, AMZN

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Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Amgen Inc (Symbol: AMGN), where a total volume of 137,284 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 13.7 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 208.3% of AMGN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 6.6 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $210 strike call option expiring March 16, 2018 , with 44,636 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 4.5 million underlying shares of AMGN. Below is a chart showing AMGN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $210 strike highlighted in orange:

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Netflix Inc (Symbol: NFLX) options are showing a volume of 196,439 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 19.6 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 187.1% of NFLX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 10.5 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $320 strike call option expiring March 09, 2018 , with 6,874 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 687,400 underlying shares of NFLX. Below is a chart showing NFLX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $320 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Amazon.com Inc (Symbol: AMZN) saw options trading volume of 100,533 contracts, representing approximately 10.1 million underlying shares or approximately 147.7% of AMZN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 6.8 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $1500 strike put option expiring March 16, 2018 , with 3,555 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 355,500 underlying shares of AMZN. Below is a chart showing AMZN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $1500 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for AMGN options , NFLX options , or AMZN options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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