Notable Friday Option Activity: NVAX, GLW, JWN


AAmong the underlying constituents of the Russell 3000 Index, we saw remarkable options trading volume today at Novavax, Inc. (Symbol: NVAX), where a total of 28,759 contracts were traded so far. now representing approximately 2.9 million underlying shares. This equates to about 49.4% of NVAX’s average daily trading volume over the past month of 5.8 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $45 strike put option expiring June 17, 2022, with 3,328 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 332,800 underlying NVAX shares. Below is a chart showing NVAX’s past twelve month trading history, with the $45 strike highlighted in orange:

Corning Inc (ticker: GLW) recorded options trading volume of 28,805 contracts, representing approximately 2.9 million underlying shares or approximately 49% of GLW’s average daily trading volume over the past month , or 5.9 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $36 strike call option expiring June 17, 2022, with 10,082 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 1.0 million underlying shares from GLW. Below is a chart showing GLW’s trading history over the last twelve months, with the $36 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Nordstrom, Inc. Options (Ticker: JWN) is showing 23,010 contracts volume so far today. This number of contracts represents approximately 2.3 million underlying shares, or 48.7% of JWN’s average daily trading volume over the past month, or 4.7 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $22.50 strike put option expiring May 20, 2022, with 2,948 contracts traded to date, representing approximately 294,800 underlying JWN shares. Below is a chart showing JWN’s trading history over the last twelve months, with the $22.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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