Notable Friday Option Activity: GFF, WDC, LPI


AAmong the underlying constituents of the Russell 3000 Index, we saw remarkable options trading volume in Griffon Corp today. (Symbol: GFF), where a total of 1,952 contracts have been traded so far, representing approximately 195,200 underlying stocks. This represents approximately 46.6% of GFF’s average daily trading volume over the past month of 419,305 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $35 strike call option expiring September 16, 2022, with 792 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 79,200 underlying GFF shares. Below is a chart showing GFF’s trading history over the last twelve months, with the $35 strike highlighted in orange:

Western Digital Corp’s options (ticker: WDC) have a volume of 15,088 contracts to date. This number of contracts represents approximately 1.5 million underlying shares, or 46.6% of WDC’s average daily trading volume over the past month, or 3.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $50 strike put option expiring on August 12, 2022, with 2,018 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 201,800 underlying WDC shares. Below is a chart showing WDC’s trading history over the last twelve months, with the $50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And options on Laredo Petroleum, Inc (Ticker: LPI) are showing volume at 3,489 contracts so far today. This number of contracts represents approximately 348,900 underlying shares, or 46.3% of LPI’s average daily trading volume over the past month, or 753,815 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $95 strike call option expiring on December 16, 2022, with 913 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 91,300 underlying shares of LPI. Below is a chart showing LPI’s trading history over the last twelve months, with the $95 strike highlighted in orange:

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