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Notable Wednesday Option Activity: PLAY, AMGN, CRR

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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Dave & Busters Entertainment Inc (Symbol: PLAY), where a total volume of 5,508 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 550,800 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 48.7% of PLAY's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.1 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $60 strike put option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 1,963 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 196,300 underlying shares of PLAY. Below is a chart showing PLAY's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $60 strike highlighted in orange:

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Amgen Inc (Symbol: AMGN) saw options trading volume of 10,479 contracts, representing approximately 1.0 million underlying shares or approximately 47.6% of AMGN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $205 strike call option expiring September 21, 2018 , with 1,203 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 120,300 underlying shares of AMGN. Below is a chart showing AMGN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $205 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Carbo Ceramics Inc. (Symbol: CRR) options are showing a volume of 1,127 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 112,700 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 45.8% of CRR's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 246,100 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $7 strike call option expiring October 19, 2018 , with 585 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 58,500 underlying shares of CRR. Below is a chart showing CRR's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $7 strike highlighted in orange:

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