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Notable Wednesday Option Activity: APA, AMZN, BKNG

Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Apache Corp (Symbol: APA), where a total of 148,945 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 14.9 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 353.7% of APA's average daily trading volume over the past month of 4.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $31 strike call option expiring June 14, 2019, with 73,500 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 7.3 million underlying shares of APA. Below is a chart showing APA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $31 strike highlighted in orange:

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Amazon.com Inc (Symbol: AMZN) options are showing a volume of 95,622 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 9.6 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 222% of AMZN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 4.3 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $1900 strike call option expiring June 14, 2019, with 5,148 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 514,800 underlying shares of AMZN. Below is a chart showing AMZN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $1900 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Booking Holdings Inc (Symbol: BKNG) saw options trading volume of 5,594 contracts, representing approximately 559,400 underlying shares or approximately 164.2% of BKNG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 340,600 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $840 strike put option expiring June 19, 2020, with 126 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 12,600 underlying shares of BKNG. Below is a chart showing BKNG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $840 strike highlighted in orange:

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