In terms of options trading activity among the constituents of the S&P 500 Index, there was notable activity today in the Royal Caribbean Group (ticker: RCL), where a total volume of 51,355 contracts has been traded so far today, a contract volume that represents approximately 5.1 million underlying shares (given that each contract represents 100 underlying shares). This number equates to 95.3% of RCL’s average daily trading volume over the past month, or 5.4 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $25 strike put option expiring on January 19, 2024, with 17,500 contracts traded to date, representing approximately 1.8 million underlying shares of RCL. Below is a chart showing RCL’s trading history for the last twelve months, with the $25 strike highlighted in orange:
Las Vegas Sands Corp (ticker: LVS) options are showing a volume of 45,409 contracts so far today. This number of contracts represents approximately 4.5 million underlying shares, or 81.5% of LVS’s average daily trading volume over the past month, or 5.6 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $45.50 strike call option expiring on December 2, 2022, with 9,334 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 933,400 underlying shares of LVS . Below is a chart showing the trading history of LVS over the last twelve months, with the strike price of $45.50 highlighted in orange:
And Biogen Inc (Symbol: BIIB) recorded options trading volume of 9,402 contracts, representing approximately 940,200 underlying stocks or approximately 79.6% of BIIB’s average daily trading volume over the past month. i.e. 1.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $430 Strike Call option expiring July 21, 2023, with 742 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 74,200 underlying shares of BIIB. Below is a chart showing BIIB’s trading history over the last twelve months, with the $430 strike highlighted in orange:
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