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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: AMZN, GOOG, FDX

Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Amazon.com Inc (Symbol: AMZN), where a total volume of 1.4 million contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 140.3 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 300.9% of AMZN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 46.6 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $170 strike call option expiring February 02, 2024, with 67,229 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 6.7 million underlying shares of AMZN. Below is a chart showing AMZN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $170 strike highlighted in orange:

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Alphabet Inc (Symbol: GOOG) options are showing a volume of 271,648 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 27.2 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 130.9% of GOOG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 20.8 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $143 strike call option expiring February 02, 2024, with 14,806 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.5 million underlying shares of GOOG. Below is a chart showing GOOG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $143 strike highlighted in orange:

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And FedEx Corp (Symbol: FDX) options are showing a volume of 29,657 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 3.0 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 130.4% of FDX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.3 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $245 strike call option expiring February 02, 2024, with 4,813 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 481,300 underlying shares of FDX. Below is a chart showing FDX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $245 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for AMZN options, GOOG options, or FDX options, visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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