Notable Tuesday option activity: FB, ATRC, HIS


LIn terms of options trading activity among constituents of the Russell 3000 Index, there was notable activity today at Meta Platforms Inc (Symbol: FB), where a total volume of 232,615 contracts was been traded so far today, a contract volume that is representative of approximately 23.3 million underlying shares (given that each contract represents 100 underlying shares). This number equates to 92.1% of FB’s average daily trading volume over the past month, or 25.3 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $205 strike put option expiring April 22, 2022, with 10,690 contracts traded to date, representing approximately 1.1 million underlying FB shares. Below is a chart showing FB’s trading history over the last twelve months, with the $205 strike highlighted in orange:

AtriCure Inc (Symbol: ATRC) options are showing a volume of 1,715 contracts so far today. This number of contracts represents approximately 171,500 underlying stocks, or 90.7% of ATRC’s average daily trading volume over the past month, or 189,110 stocks. Particularly high volume was seen for the $55 strike call option expiring May 20, 2022, with 500 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 50,000 underlying shares of ATRC. Below is a chart showing the ATRC’s past 12-month trading history, with the $55 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Sientra Inc (Symbol: SIEN) recorded options trading volume of 6,260 contracts, representing approximately 626,000 underlying shares or approximately 90.5% of SIEN’s average daily trading volume over the past month. i.e. 691,465 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $2.50 strike put option expiring May 20, 2022, with 6,001 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 600,100 underlying shares of SIEN . Below is a chart showing SIEN’s last twelve month trading history, with the $2.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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