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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: AMZN, PCLN, GOOGL

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Amazon.com Inc (Symbol: AMZN), where a total of 230,271 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 23.0 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 812% of AMZN's average daily trading volume over the past month of 2.8 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $1300 strike call option expiring January 12, 2018 , with 7,127 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 712,700 underlying shares of AMZN. Below is a chart showing AMZN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $1300 strike highlighted in orange:

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Priceline Group Inc (Symbol: PCLN) options are showing a volume of 24,728 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 2.5 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 654.7% of PCLN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 377,725 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $1900 strike put option expiring January 12, 2018 , with 1,125 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 112,500 underlying shares of PCLN. Below is a chart showing PCLN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $1900 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Alphabet Inc (Symbol: GOOGL) options are showing a volume of 45,238 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 4.5 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 329.5% of GOOGL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.4 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $1120 strike call option expiring January 12, 2018 , with 2,166 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 216,600 underlying shares of GOOGL. Below is a chart showing GOOGL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $1120 strike highlighted in orange:

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