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Noteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: GOOG, XPO, OMER

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Alphabet Inc (Symbol: GOOG), where a total volume of 14,739 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 1.5 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 77.8% of GOOG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.9 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $920 strike put option expiring June 30, 2017 , with 877 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 87,700 underlying shares of GOOG. Below is a chart showing GOOG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $920 strike highlighted in orange:

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XPO Logistics, Inc. (Symbol: XPO) saw options trading volume of 12,955 contracts, representing approximately 1.3 million underlying shares or approximately 58.9% of XPO's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $65 strike call option expiring August 18, 2017 , with 5,012 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 501,200 underlying shares of XPO. Below is a chart showing XPO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $65 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Omeros Corp (Symbol: OMER) options are showing a volume of 6,498 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 649,800 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 43.5% of OMER's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.5 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $15 strike put option expiring August 18, 2017 , with 2,496 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 249,600 underlying shares of OMER. Below is a chart showing OMER's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $15 strike highlighted in orange:

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