Regarding the option trading activity among the components of the Russell 3000 index, there is notable activity today in The Trade Desk Inc (Symbol: TTD), where a total volume of 47,158 contracts has been negotiated so far today, a contract volume that is representative of approximately 4.7 million underlying shares (given that each 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). This number represents 210.2% of the average daily trading volume of TTD during the last month, or 2.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was observed for the $ 350 strike option expiring May 8, 2020, with 10,566 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 1.1 million underlying shares from TTD. Below is a chart showing the twelve month trading history of TTD, with the $ 350 strike highlighted in orange:
The options of Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc (Symbol: CMG) currently show a volume of 13,446 contracts. This number of contracts represents approximately 1.3 million underlying shares, which represents a significant volume of 193% of the average daily volume of CMG transactions during the last month, or 696,835 shares.
Particularly high volume was observed for the $ 950 strike option expiring May 15, 2020, with 1,332 contracts traded to date today, representing approximately 133,200 underlying shares of CMG. Below is a graph showing CMG’s twelve month trading history, with the $ 950 strike highlighted in orange:
And the Apple Inc options (Symbol: AAPL) show a volume of 628,204 contracts to date. This number of contracts represents approximately 62.8 million underlying shares, which corresponds to a significant share of 167.5% of AAPL’s average daily trading volume during the last month, or 37.5 million d ‘actions.
Particularly high volume was observed for the strike option of $ 307.50 expiring May 8, 2020, with 46,399 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 4.6 million shares under – adjacent to AAPL. Below is a graph showing AAPL’s trading history over twelve months, with the strike of $ 307.50 highlighted in orange:
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