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Notable Thursday Option Activity: YELP, TECD, GES


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Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Yelp Inc (Symbol: YELP), where a total volume of 19,572 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 2.0 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 48.1% of YELP's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 4.1 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $30 strike put option expiring January 17, 2020 , with 10,188 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.0 million underlying shares of YELP. Below is a chart showing YELP's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $30 strike highlighted in orange:

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Tech Data Corp. (Symbol: TECD) options are showing a volume of 1,984 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 198,400 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 48.1% of TECD's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 412,395 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $90 strike call option expiring December 21, 2018 , with 281 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 28,100 underlying shares of TECD. Below is a chart showing TECD's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $90 strike highlighted in orange:

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And GUESS ?, Inc. (Symbol: GES) saw options trading volume of 3,564 contracts, representing approximately 356,400 underlying shares or approximately 45.9% of GES's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 776,360 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $24 strike call option expiring December 21, 2018 , with 1,197 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 119,700 underlying shares of GES. Below is a chart showing GES's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $24 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for YELP options , TECD options , or GES options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: YELP , TECD , GES



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