Notable Friday Option Activity: SG, QLYS, PRU


In terms of options trading activity among the constituents of the Russell 3000 Index, there was notable activity today in Sweetgreen Inc Class A (Symbol: SG), where total volume of 9,314 contracts has been traded so far today, a volume of contracts that is representative of approximately 931,400 underlying shares (given that each contract represents 100 underlying shares). This number equates to 55.5% of SG’s average daily trading volume over the past month, or 1.7 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $25 strike call option expiring September 16, 2022, with 3,012 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 301,200 underlying SG shares. Below is a chart showing SG’s trading history over the last twelve months, with the $25 strike highlighted in orange:


Qualys, Inc. (Symbol: QLYS) options have a volume of 2,250 contracts to date. This number of contracts represents approximately 225,000 underlying shares, or 54.8% of QLYS’ average daily trading volume over the past month, or 410,715 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $140 strike call option expiring on August 19, 2022, with 601 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 60,100 underlying shares of QLYS. Below is a chart showing QLYS’ trading history over the past twelve months, with the $140 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Prudential Financial Inc (Symbol: PRU) recorded options trading volume of 8,956 contracts, representing approximately 895,600 underlying stocks or approximately 53.6% of PRU’s average daily trading volume over the past month. , or 1.7 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $110 strike call option expiring on January 19, 2024, with 1,604 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 160,400 underlying PRU shares. Below is a chart showing PRU’s past twelve month trading history, with the $110 strike highlighted in orange:

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