Notable Monday Option Activity: UNP, AKAM, KSS


AAmong the underlying constituents of the Russell 3000 Index, we saw remarkable options trading volume today in Union Pacific Corp (ticker: UNP), where a total of 20,823 contracts were traded up to present, representing approximately 2.1 million underlying shares. This equates to about 52.1% of UNP’s average daily trading volume over the past month of 4.0 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $215 strike put expiring on May 6, 2022, with 3,807 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 380,700 underlying shares of UNP. Below is a chart showing UNP’s past twelve month trading history, with the $215 strike highlighted in orange:

Akamai Technologies Inc (Symbol: AKAM) recorded options trading volume of 6,229 contracts, representing approximately 622,900 underlying shares or approximately 51.5% of AKAM’s average daily trading volume over the past month , or 1.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $110 strike put option expiring June 17, 2022, with 1,525 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 152,500 underlying AKAM shares. Below is a chart showing AKAM’s trading history over the past twelve months, with the $110 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Kohl’s Corp. (Symbol: KSS) recorded options trading volume of 13,564 contracts, representing approximately 1.4 million underlying shares, or approximately 51.3% of KSS’s average daily trading volume during the month last, or 2.6 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $57 strike put option expiring May 13, 2022, with 3,000 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 300,000 underlying KSS shares. Below is a chart showing the trading history of KSS over the last twelve months, with the $57 strike highlighted in orange:

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