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Notable Wednesday Option Activity: AMAT, YELP, GLW


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Applied Materials, Inc. (Symbol: AMAT), where a total of 63,717 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 6.4 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 56.4% of AMAT's average daily trading volume over the past month of 11.3 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $37 strike call option expiring November 16, 2018 , with 4,729 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 472,900 underlying shares of AMAT. Below is a chart showing AMAT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $37 strike highlighted in orange:

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Yelp Inc (Symbol: YELP) options are showing a volume of 10,039 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.0 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 53.8% of YELP's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.9 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $57.50 strike call option expiring November 16, 2018 , with 2,014 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 201,400 underlying shares of YELP. Below is a chart showing YELP's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $57.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Corning Inc (Symbol: GLW) saw options trading volume of 26,214 contracts, representing approximately 2.6 million underlying shares or approximately 52.6% of GLW's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 5.0 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $33 strike call option expiring November 16, 2018 , with 11,046 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.1 million underlying shares of GLW. Below is a chart showing GLW's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $33 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for AMAT options , YELP options , or GLW options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: AMAT , YELP , GLW



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