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Notable Wednesday Option Activity: SYMC, MYL, YELP


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Symantec Corp (Symbol: SYMC), where a total of 42,096 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 4.2 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 42.4% of SYMC's average daily trading volume over the past month of 9.9 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $26 strike call option expiring July 19, 2019 , with 4,933 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 493,300 underlying shares of SYMC. Below is a chart showing SYMC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $26 strike highlighted in orange:

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Mylan NV (Symbol: MYL) options are showing a volume of 25,628 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 2.6 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 41.8% of MYL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 6.1 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $21.50 strike call option expiring July 19, 2019 , with 3,419 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 341,900 underlying shares of MYL. Below is a chart showing MYL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $21.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Yelp Inc (Symbol: YELP) options are showing a volume of 3,890 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 389,000 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 40.8% of YELP's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 953,695 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $35 strike call option expiring July 12, 2019 , with 1,012 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 101,200 underlying shares of YELP. Below is a chart showing YELP's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $35 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for SYMC options , MYL options , or YELP options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Stocks , Options
Referenced Symbols: SYMC , MYL , YELP



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