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Notable Tuesday Option Activity: GOOGL, AMZN, AAPL

Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Alphabet Inc (Symbol: GOOGL), where a total of 48,026 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 4.8 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 228.9% of GOOGL's average daily trading volume over the past month of 2.1 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $1280 strike call option expiring August 10, 2018 , with 3,283 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 328,300 underlying shares of GOOGL. Below is a chart showing GOOGL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $1280 strike highlighted in orange:

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Amazon.com Inc (Symbol: AMZN) options are showing a volume of 104,936 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 10.5 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 212.3% of AMZN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 4.9 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $1855 strike call option expiring August 10, 2018 , with 2,922 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 292,200 underlying shares of AMZN. Below is a chart showing AMZN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $1855 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Apple Inc (Symbol: AAPL) saw options trading volume of 363,348 contracts, representing approximately 36.3 million underlying shares or approximately 146.1% of AAPL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 24.9 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $210 strike call option expiring August 10, 2018 , with 35,489 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 3.5 million underlying shares of AAPL. Below is a chart showing AAPL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $210 strike highlighted in orange:

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