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Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: GOOGL, WBA, WYNN

Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Alphabet Inc (Symbol: GOOGL), where a total volume of 22,222 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 2.2 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 146.6% of GOOGL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.5 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $960 strike call option expiring August 18, 2017 , with 1,581 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 158,100 underlying shares of GOOGL. Below is a chart showing GOOGL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $960 strike highlighted in orange:

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Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (Symbol: WBA) saw options trading volume of 38,960 contracts, representing approximately 3.9 million underlying shares or approximately 100.1% of WBA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.9 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $90 strike call option expiring October 20, 2017 , with 15,279 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.5 million underlying shares of WBA. Below is a chart showing WBA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $90 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Wynn Resorts Ltd (Symbol: WYNN) options are showing a volume of 12,838 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.3 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 63.8% of WYNN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.0 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $135 strike call option expiring June 16, 2017 , with 896 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 89,600 underlying shares of WYNN. Below is a chart showing WYNN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $135 strike highlighted in orange:

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