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Noteworthy Monday Option Activity: CEVA, QLYS, MMM

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Ceva Inc , where a total of 569 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 56,900 underlying shares. That amounts to about 41.5% of CEVA's average daily trading volume over the past month of 137,050 shares.

Noteworthy Monday Option Activity: SKX, IGT, RUN

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Skechers USA Inc , where a total volume of 17,409 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 1.7 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 44% of SKX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 4.0 million shares.

Notable Monday Option Activity: LOCO, BOX, ILG

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc , where a total volume of 7,835 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 783,500 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 257.3% of LOCO's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 304,545 shares.

Notable Monday Option Activity: SNCR, CBI, VSI

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Synchronoss Technologies Inc , where a total volume of 3,212 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 321,200 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 68.4% of SNCR's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 469,330 shares.

Noteworthy Monday Option Activity: CALX, KODK, WPG

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Calix Inc , where a total of 1,385 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 138,500 underlying shares. That amounts to about 106.3% of CALX's average daily trading volume over the past month of 130,270 shares.

Noteworthy Monday Option Activity: AAXN, ECOM, SC

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Axon Enterprise Inc , where a total volume of 5,201 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 520,100 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 60.7% of AAXN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 856,640 shares.

WRI June 15th Options Begin Trading

Investors in Weingarten Realty Investors saw new options begin trading today, for the June 15th expiration. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the WRI options chain for the new June 15th contracts and identified the following put contract of particular interest.

First Week Of May 18th Options Trading For Mueller Industries (MLI)

Investors in Mueller Industries Inc saw new options become available this week, for the May 18th expiration. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the MLI options chain for the new May 18th contracts and identified one put and one call contract of particular interest.

June 15th Options Now Available For Vector Group (VGR)

Investors in Vector Group Ltd saw new options begin trading today, for the June 15th expiration. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the VGR options chain for the new June 15th contracts and identified the following put contract of particular interest.

Interesting VSH Put And Call Options For June 15th

Investors in Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. saw new options begin trading today, for the June 15th expiration.