Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Cboe Global Markets Inc (AMEX:CBOE), where a total of 5,003 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 500,300 underlying shares. That amounts to about 55.5% of CBOE's average daily trading volume over the past month of 902,175 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $80 strike put option expiring November 20, 2020, with 1,705 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 170,500 underlying shares of CBOE. Below is a chart showing CBOE's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $80 strike highlighted in orange:
Etsy Inc (NASDAQ:ETSY) saw options trading volume of 30,203 contracts, representing approximately 3.0 million underlying shares or approximately 55.4% of ETSY's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 5.5 million shares.
Especially high volume was seen for the $130 strike call option expiring October 02, 2020, with 2,979 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 297,900 underlying shares of ETSY. Below is a chart showing ETSY's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $130 strike highlighted in orange:
And Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) options are showing a volume of 190,223 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 19.0 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 51.2% of MSFT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 37.1 million shares.
Especially high volume was seen for the $212.50 strike call option expiring October 02, 2020, with 10,486 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.0 million underlying shares of MSFT. Below is a chart showing MSFT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $212.50 strike highlighted in orange:
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