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Notable Tuesday Option Activity: CAR, PRU, WATT

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Avis Budget Group Inc (Symbol: CAR), where a total volume of 8,076 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 807,600 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 61.5% of CAR's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.3 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $25 strike put option expiring January 19, 2018 , with 2,911 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 291,100 underlying shares of CAR. Below is a chart showing CAR's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $25 strike highlighted in orange:

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Prudential Financial, Inc. (Symbol: PRU) options are showing a volume of 10,159 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.0 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 55.9% of PRU's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.8 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $115 strike call option expiring February 17, 2017 , with 7,365 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 736,500 underlying shares of PRU. Below is a chart showing PRU's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $115 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Energous Corp (Symbol: WATT) saw options trading volume of 5,179 contracts, representing approximately 517,900 underlying shares or approximately 55.9% of WATT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 926,250 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $15 strike put option expiring February 17, 2017 , with 986 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 98,600 underlying shares of WATT. Below is a chart showing WATT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $15 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for CAR options , PRU options , or WATT options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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