Notable Thursday Optional Activity: AMZN, CMG, GOOGL


AAmong the underlying constituents of the S&P 500 Index, we saw remarkable options trading volume today on Amazon.com Inc (Symbol: AMZN), where a total of 122,109 contracts were traded so far. now representing approximately 12.2 million underlying shares. This represents approximately 410.1% of AMZN’s average daily trading volume over the past month of 3.0 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $3,250 call option expiring June 17, 2022, with 4,435 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 443,500 underlying shares of AMZN. Below is a chart showing AMZN’s past twelve month trading history, with the $3250 strike highlighted in orange:

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc (Symbol: CMG) recorded options trading volume of 8,397 contracts, representing approximately 839,700 underlying stocks or approximately 368.6% of CMG’s average daily trading volume over the past month , i.e. 227,790 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $2,300 call option expiring June 3, 2022, with 483 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 48,300 underlying CMG shares. Below is a chart showing CMG’s trading history over the last twelve months, with the $2300 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Alphabet Inc’s options (Symbol: GOOGL) is showing a volume of 44,623 contracts so far today. This number of contracts represents approximately 4.5 million underlying shares, or 245.6% of GOOGL’s average daily trading volume over the past month, or 1.8 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $2,300 strike put option expiring on April 29, 2022, with 2,191 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 219,100 underlying GOOGL shares. Below is a chart showing GOOGL’s trading history over the last twelve months, with the $2300 strike highlighted in orange:

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