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Notable Friday Option Activity: GH, TTD, QDEL


AAmong the underlying constituents of the Russell 3000 Index, we saw remarkable options trading volume today at Guardant Health Inc (Ticker: GH), where a total of 10,391 contracts were traded up to present, representing approximately 1.0 million underlying shares. This equates to approximately 59.1% of GH’s average daily trading volume over the past month of 1.8 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $35 strike call option expiring May 20, 2022, with 2,001 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 200,100 underlying GH shares. Below is a chart showing GH’s trading history over the last twelve months, with the $35 strike highlighted in orange:

The Trade Desk Inc (ticker: TTD) recorded options trading volume of 40,805 contracts, representing approximately 4.1 million underlying shares, or approximately 56.5% of TTD’s average daily trading volume in last month, or 7.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $50 Strike Call option expiring May 20, 2022, with 1,184 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 118,400 underlying shares of TTD. Below is a chart showing TTD’s past twelve month trading history, with the $50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Quidel Corp. (Symbol: QDEL) recorded options trading volume of 3,108 contracts, representing approximately 310,800 underlying stocks or approximately 55.8% of QDEL’s average daily trading volume over the past month of 557,055 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $101 strike call option expiring on May 20, 2022, with 1,680 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 168,000 underlying QDEL shares. Below is a chart showing QDEL’s trading history over the past twelve months, with the $101 strike highlighted in orange:

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