Notable Thursday option activity: OSTK, WWE, UNH


AAmong the underlying constituents of the Russell 3000 Index, we saw remarkable options trading volume today on Overstock.com Inc (Symbol: OSTK), where a total of 6,499 contracts were traded so far. now representing approximately 649,900 underlying stocks. This equates to approximately 41.8% of OSTK’s average daily trading volume over the past month of 1.6 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $25 strike put option expiring on January 20, 2023, with 1,500 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 150,000 underlying shares of OSTK. Below is a chart showing OSTK’s trading history over the past twelve months, with the $25 strike highlighted in orange:

World Wrestling Entertainment Inc (Symbol: WWE) recorded options trading volume of 2,626 contracts, representing approximately 262,600 underlying shares or approximately 41.6% of WWE’s average daily trading volume during the month last, i.e. 631,755 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $55 strike put option expiring on January 20, 2023, with 1,000 contracts traded so far today, representing around 100,000 of the underlying WWE shares. Below is a chart showing WWE’s last twelve months trading history, with the $55 strike highlighted in orange:

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And UnitedHealth Group Inc (Ticker: UNH) options are showing a volume of 12,425 contracts so far today. This number of contracts represents approximately 1.2 million underlying shares, or 40.8% of UNH’s average daily trading volume over the past month, or 3.0 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $540 strike call option expiring on April 8, 2022, with 1,255 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 125,500 underlying UNH shares. Below is a chart showing UNH’s last twelve months trading history, with the $540 strike highlighted in orange:

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