Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Shutterstock Inc (NYSE:SSTK), where a total volume of 1,093 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 109,300 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 65.7% of SSTK's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 166,475 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $32.50 strike put option expiring February 21, 2020, with 1,003 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 100,300 underlying shares of SSTK. Below is a chart showing SSTK's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $32.50 strike highlighted in orange:
Boot Barn Holdings Inc (NYSE:BOOT) options are showing a volume of 5,052 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 505,200 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 64.2% of BOOT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 786,330 shares.
Particularly high volume was seen for the $30 strike call option expiring August 16, 2019, with 3,438 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 343,800 underlying shares of BOOT. Below is a chart showing BOOT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $30 strike highlighted in orange:
And Saia Inc (NASDAQ:SAIA) saw options trading volume of 900 contracts, representing approximately 90,000 underlying shares or approximately 58.8% of SAIA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 153,090 shares.
Particularly high volume was seen for the $50 strike put option expiring August 16, 2019, with 600 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 60,000 underlying shares of SAIA. Below is a chart showing SAIA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $50 strike highlighted in orange:
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