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Noteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: AMZN, GOOGL, WWE

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Amazon.com Inc (Symbol: AMZN), where a total volume of 380,325 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 38.0 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 968.9% of AMZN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.9 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $2000 strike call option expiring August 31, 2018 , with 16,082 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.6 million underlying shares of AMZN. Below is a chart showing AMZN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $2000 strike highlighted in orange:

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Alphabet Inc (Symbol: GOOGL) saw options trading volume of 51,389 contracts, representing approximately 5.1 million underlying shares or approximately 356.7% of GOOGL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.4 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $1280 strike call option expiring August 31, 2018 , with 2,608 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 260,800 underlying shares of GOOGL. Below is a chart showing GOOGL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $1280 strike highlighted in orange:

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And World Wrestling Entertainment Inc (Symbol: WWE) options are showing a volume of 18,922 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.9 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 223.1% of WWE's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 848,265 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $90 strike call option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 3,997 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 399,700 underlying shares of WWE. Below is a chart showing WWE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $90 strike highlighted in orange:

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