Notable Friday Optional Activity: NOC, JNJ, DK


AAmong the underlying constituents of the Russell 3000 Index, we saw remarkable options trading volume today at Northrop Grumman Corp (ticker: NOC), where a total of 4,328 contracts were traded up to present, representing approximately 432,800 underlying shares. This equates to about 51.6% of NOC’s average daily trading volume over the past month of 838,595 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $470 strike call option expiring July 15, 2022, with 409 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 40,900 underlying NOC shares. Below is a chart showing NOC’s past twelve month trading history, with the $470 strike highlighted in orange:

Johnson & Johnson Options (ticker: JNJ) has a volume of 39,539 contracts so far today. This number of contracts represents approximately 4.0 million underlying shares, or 51.2% of JNJ’s average daily trading volume over the past month, or 7.7 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $150 strike call option expiring June 17, 2022, with 4,882 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 488,200 underlying JNJ shares. Below is a chart showing JNJ’s trading history over the last twelve months, with the $150 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Delek US Holdings Inc (ticker: DK) options are showing a volume of 7,919 contracts so far today. This number of contracts represents approximately 791,900 underlying shares, or 51.1% of DK’s average daily trading volume over the past month, or 1.5 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $37.50 strike call option expiring June 17, 2022, with 2,511 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 251,100 underlying DK shares. . Below is a chart showing DK’s trading history over the last twelve months, with the $37.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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