Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Walmart Inc (NYSE:WMT), where a total of 86,134 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 8.6 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 115.9% of WMT's average daily trading volume over the past month of 7.4 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $144 strike call option expiring July 30, 2021, with 10,145 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.0 million underlying shares of WMT. Below is a chart showing WMT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $144 strike highlighted in orange:
Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN) saw options trading volume of 6,792 contracts, representing approximately 679,200 underlying shares or approximately 114.1% of GRPN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 595,360 shares.
Especially high volume was seen for the $80 strike call option expiring December 17, 2021, with 3,010 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 301,000 underlying shares of GRPN. Below is a chart showing GRPN's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $80 strike highlighted in orange:
And Seritage Growth Properties (NYSE:SRG) options are showing a volume of 2,384 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 238,400 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 90.2% of SRG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 264,345 shares.
Particularly high volume was seen for the $3 strike put option expiring December 16, 2022, with 721 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 72,100 underlying shares of SRG. Below is a chart showing SRG's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $3 strike highlighted in orange:
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