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Notable Thursday Option Activity: JIVE, AXP, MNST


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Jive Software Inc (Symbol: JIVE), where a total of 650 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 65,000 underlying shares. That amounts to about 48.9% of JIVE's average daily trading volume over the past month of 132,815 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $5 strike call option expiring September 16, 2016 , with 240 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 24,000 underlying shares of JIVE. Below is a chart showing JIVE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $5 strike highlighted in orange:

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American Express Co. (Symbol: AXP) options are showing a volume of 16,299 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.6 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 46.8% of AXP's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.5 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $65 strike call option expiring January 20, 2017 , with 3,430 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 343,000 underlying shares of AXP. Below is a chart showing AXP's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $65 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Monster Beverage Corp (Symbol: MNST) options are showing a volume of 3,251 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 325,100 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 42.5% of MNST's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 764,475 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $150 strike put option expiring August 26, 2016 , with 1,500 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 150,000 underlying shares of MNST. Below is a chart showing MNST's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $150 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for JIVE options , AXP options , or MNST options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: AXP , MNST


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