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Notable Tuesday Option Activity: PCLN, AMZN, ILG

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Priceline Group Inc (Symbol: PCLN), where a total volume of 11,870 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 1.2 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 228.4% of PCLN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 519,800 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $1000 strike put option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 278 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 27,800 underlying shares of PCLN. Below is a chart showing PCLN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $1000 strike highlighted in orange:

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Amazon.com Inc (Symbol: AMZN) options are showing a volume of 106,884 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 10.7 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 148.2% of AMZN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 7.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $1400 strike call option expiring February 16, 2018 , with 3,233 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 323,300 underlying shares of AMZN. Below is a chart showing AMZN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $1400 strike highlighted in orange:

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And ILG Inc (Symbol: ILG) options are showing a volume of 18,679 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.9 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 141.4% of ILG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.3 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $30 strike call option expiring March 16, 2018 , with 6,732 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 673,200 underlying shares of ILG. Below is a chart showing ILG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $30 strike highlighted in orange:

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