Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Ocwen Financial Corp (NYSE:OCN), where a total volume of 2,293 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 229,300 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 60.4% of OCN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 379,820 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $2 strike call option expiring April 17, 2020, with 2,230 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 223,000 underlying shares of OCN. Below is a chart showing OCN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $2 strike highlighted in orange:
Intuitive Surgical Inc (NASDAQ:ISRG) saw options trading volume of 3,814 contracts, representing approximately 381,400 underlying shares or approximately 59.9% of ISRG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 637,165 shares.
Especially high volume was seen for the $510 strike put option expiring September 20, 2019, with 330 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 33,000 underlying shares of ISRG. Below is a chart showing ISRG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $510 strike highlighted in orange:
And Targa Resources Corp (NYSE:TRGP) options are showing a volume of 14,212 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.4 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 57.6% of TRGP's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.5 million shares.
Particularly high volume was seen for the $43 strike call option expiring October 18, 2019, with 5,961 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 596,100 underlying shares of TRGP. Below is a chart showing TRGP's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $43 strike highlighted in orange:
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