Remarkable Friday optional activity: GM, WOOF, DASH


AAmong the underlying constituents of the Russell 3000 Index, we saw remarkable options trading volume today at General Motors Co (ticker: GM), where a total of 96,629 contracts were traded up to present, representing approximately 9.7 million underlying shares. That equates to about 49.9% of GM’s average daily trading volume over the past month of 19.3 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $50 strike call option expiring on April 14, 2022, with 9,056 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 905,600 underlying GM shares. Below is a chart showing GM’s past twelve month trading history, with the $50 strike highlighted in orange:

Petco Health & Wellness Co Inc (Symbol: WOOF) recorded options trading volume of 7,596 contracts, representing approximately 759,600 underlying shares or approximately 49.9% of WOOF’s average daily trading volume during the last month, or 1.5 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $18.50 strike call option expiring March 11, 2022, with 1,257 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 125,700 underlying shares of WOOF . Below is a chart showing WOOF’s trading history over the last twelve months, with the $18.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And DoorDash Inc options (ticker: DASH) has a volume of 38,282 contracts to date. This number of contracts represents approximately 3.8 million underlying shares, or 49.4% of DASH’s average daily trading volume over the past month, or 7.7 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $84 strike put option expiring March 4, 2022, with 4,085 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 408,500 underlying shares of DASH. Below is a chart showing DASH’s trading history over the past twelve months, with the $84 strike highlighted in orange:

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