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Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: AMZN, PCLN, GOOG

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Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Amazon.com Inc. (Symbol: AMZN), where a total of 103,840 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 10.4 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 265.1% of AMZN's average daily trading volume over the past month of 3.9 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $980 strike call option expiring June 16, 2017 , with 4,814 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 481,400 underlying shares of AMZN. Below is a chart showing AMZN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $980 strike highlighted in orange:

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Priceline Group Inc (Symbol: PCLN) options are showing a volume of 11,161 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.1 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 228.2% of PCLN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 489,070 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $1830 strike put option expiring June 16, 2017 , with 365 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 36,500 underlying shares of PCLN. Below is a chart showing PCLN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $1830 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Alphabet Inc (Symbol: GOOG) saw options trading volume of 22,900 contracts, representing approximately 2.3 million underlying shares or approximately 135.2% of GOOG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.7 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $980 strike call option expiring September 15, 2017 , with 1,888 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 188,800 underlying shares of GOOG. Below is a chart showing GOOG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $980 strike highlighted in orange:

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