Remarkable Tuesday optional activity: ALNY, VERU, AR


AAmong the underlying constituents of the Russell 3000 Index, we saw remarkable options trading volume today on Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc (Ticker: ALNY), where a total of 3,793 contracts were traded up to present, representing approximately 379,300 underlying shares. This equates to about 54% of ALNY’s average daily trading volume over the past month of 701,960 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $140 strike put option expiring on August 19, 2022, with 595 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 59,500 underlying ALNY shares. Below is a chart showing ALNY’s past twelve month trading history, with the $140 strike highlighted in orange:

Veru Inc Options (Symbol: VERU) is showing a volume of 53,428 contracts so far today. This number of contracts represents approximately 5.3 million underlying shares, or 53.5% of VERU’s average daily trading volume over the past month, or 10.0 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $15 strike call option expiring August 19, 2022, with 10,094 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 1.0 million underlying shares by VERU. Below is a chart showing VERU’s trading history over the last twelve months, with the $15 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Antero Resources Corp (Symbol: AR) options are showing volume at 38,403 contracts so far today. This number of contracts represents approximately 3.8 million underlying shares, or 51.3% of AR’s average daily trading volume over the past month, or 7.5 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $37 Strike Call option expiring September 16, 2022, with 7,426 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 742,600 underlying shares of AR. Below is a chart showing AR’s last twelve months trading history, with the $37 strike highlighted in orange:

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