Remarkable Thursday optional activity: EPAM, CTAS, WMT


AAmong the underlying constituents of the S&P 500 Index, we saw remarkable options trading volume today at Epam Systems, Inc. (Symbol: EPAM), where a total of 3,945 contracts were traded so far. at present, representing approximately 394,500 underlying stocks. This equates to approximately 53.8% of EPAM’s average daily trading volume over the past month of 732,865 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $350 strike call option expiring June 17, 2022, with 345 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 34,500 underlying shares of EPAM. Below is a chart showing EPAM’s trading history over the last twelve months, with the $350 strike highlighted in orange:

Cintas Corporation Options (ticker: CTAS) has a volume of 2,278 contracts to date. This number of contracts represents approximately 227,800 underlying shares, or 50.9% of CTAS’ average daily trading volume over the past month, or 447,490 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $400 strike put option expiring on May 20, 2022, with 530 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 53,000 underlying CTAS shares. Below is a chart showing the last twelve months trading history of CTAS, with the $400 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Walmart Inc (ticker: WMT) options are showing 34,612 contracts so far today. This number of contracts represents approximately 3.5 million underlying shares, or 49.4% of WMT’s average daily trading volume over the past month, or 7.0 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $155 strike call expiring on May 6, 2022, with 6,859 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 685,900 underlying WMT shares. Below is a chart showing WMT’s trading history over the past twelve months, with the $155 strike highlighted in orange:

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