Notable Friday Optional Activity: PLBY, MDGL, ADBE


LIn terms of options trading activity among the constituents of the Russell 3000 Index, there was notable activity today in PLBY Group Inc (Symbol: PLBY), where a total volume of 5,926 contracts was traded so far today, a volume of contracts that is representative of approximately 592,600 underlying shares (given that each contract represents 100 underlying shares). This number equates to 45.1% of PLBY’s average daily trading volume over the past month, or 1.3 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $22.50 strike put option expiring on December 16, 2022, with 2,002 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 200,200 underlying shares of PLBY . Below is a chart showing PLBY’s trading history over the past twelve months, with the $22.50 strike highlighted in orange:

Madrigal Pharmaceuticals Inc (Symbol: MDGL) recorded options trading volume of 850 contracts, representing approximately 85,000 underlying stocks or approximately 45% of MDGL’s average daily trading volume over the past month of 188,970 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $105 strike call option expiring May 20, 2022, with 765 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 76,500 underlying MDGL shares. Below is a chart showing MDGL’s trading history over the last twelve months, with the $105 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Adobe Inc’s options (ticker: ADBE) show a volume of 12,575 contracts to date. This number of contracts represents approximately 1.3 million underlying shares, or 44.9% of ADBE’s average daily trading volume over the past month, or 2.8 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $400 strike put option expiring on April 29, 2022, with 392 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 39,200 underlying shares of ADBE. Below is a chart showing ADBE’s last twelve months trading history, with the $400 strike highlighted in orange:

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