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Noteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: GOOG, BA, AVGO

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Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Alphabet Inc (Symbol: GOOG), where a total of 10,965 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 1.1 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 50.8% of GOOG's average daily trading volume over the past month of 2.2 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $1120 strike call option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 1,222 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 122,200 underlying shares of GOOG. Below is a chart showing GOOG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $1120 strike highlighted in orange:

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Boeing Co. (Symbol: BA) options are showing a volume of 24,500 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 2.5 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 50.1% of BA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 4.9 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $310 strike call option expiring December 28, 2018 , with 585 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 58,500 underlying shares of BA. Below is a chart showing BA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $310 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Broadcom Inc (Symbol: AVGO) options are showing a volume of 22,551 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 2.3 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 45.2% of AVGO's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 5.0 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $250 strike call option expiring July 19, 2019 , with 15,003 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.5 million underlying shares of AVGO. Below is a chart showing AVGO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $250 strike highlighted in orange:

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