Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:SRPT), where a total of 4,386 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 438,600 underlying shares. That amounts to about 46.4% of SRPT's average daily trading volume over the past month of 945,035 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $150 strike call option expiring July 19, 2019, with 347 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 34,700 underlying shares of SRPT. Below is a chart showing SRPT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $150 strike highlighted in orange:
Walmart Inc (NYSE:WMT) saw options trading volume of 31,860 contracts, representing approximately 3.2 million underlying shares or approximately 45.3% of WMT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 7.0 million shares.
Particularly high volume was seen for the $100 strike put option expiring June 21, 2019, with 3,027 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 302,700 underlying shares of WMT. Below is a chart showing WMT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $100 strike highlighted in orange:
And Herbalife Nutrition Ltd (NYSE:HLF) saw options trading volume of 11,364 contracts, representing approximately 1.1 million underlying shares or approximately 45.2% of HLF's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.5 million shares.
Especially high volume was seen for the $35 strike put option expiring January 17, 2020, with 2,850 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 285,000 underlying shares of HLF. Below is a chart showing HLF's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $35 strike highlighted in orange:
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