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Noteworthy Monday Option Activity: TSLA, LFIN, ALKS


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Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Tesla Inc (Symbol: TSLA), where a total of 211,783 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 21.2 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 282% of TSLA's average daily trading volume over the past month of 7.5 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $50 strike put option expiring January 18, 2019 , with 8,515 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 851,500 underlying shares of TSLA. Below is a chart showing TSLA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $50 strike highlighted in orange:

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Longfin Corp (Symbol: LFIN) saw options trading volume of 21,224 contracts, representing approximately 2.1 million underlying shares or approximately 199.8% of LFIN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.1 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $2.50 strike put option expiring April 20, 2018 , with 2,133 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 213,300 underlying shares of LFIN. Below is a chart showing LFIN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $2.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Alkermes plc (Symbol: ALKS) options are showing a volume of 11,687 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.2 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 144.6% of ALKS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 808,475 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $55 strike call option expiring May 18, 2018 , with 4,045 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 404,500 underlying shares of ALKS. Below is a chart showing ALKS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $55 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for TSLA options , LFIN options , or ALKS options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: TSLA , LFIN , ALKS



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