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Notable Monday Option Activity: YELP, SQ, OKTA


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Yelp Inc (Symbol: YELP), where a total of 24,028 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 2.4 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 65% of YELP's average daily trading volume over the past month of 3.7 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $29 strike put option expiring December 21, 2018 , with 5,255 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 525,500 underlying shares of YELP. Below is a chart showing YELP's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $29 strike highlighted in orange:

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Square Inc (Symbol: SQ) options are showing a volume of 109,150 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 10.9 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 61.9% of SQ's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 17.6 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $68 strike call option expiring November 23, 2018 , with 3,754 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 375,400 underlying shares of SQ. Below is a chart showing SQ's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $68 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Okta Inc (Symbol: OKTA) saw options trading volume of 10,518 contracts, representing approximately 1.1 million underlying shares or approximately 60.3% of OKTA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.7 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $50 strike call option expiring December 21, 2018 , with 2,444 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 244,400 underlying shares of OKTA. Below is a chart showing OKTA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $50 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for YELP options , SQ options , or OKTA options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: YELP , SQ , OKTA



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