Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Delta Air Lines Inc (NYSE:DAL), where a total of 64,780 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 6.5 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 51.4% of DAL's average daily trading volume over the past month of 12.6 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $45 strike call option expiring May 21, 2021, with 5,689 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 568,900 underlying shares of DAL. Below is a chart showing DAL's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $45 strike highlighted in orange:
AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE:AZO) saw options trading volume of 1,060 contracts, representing approximately 106,000 underlying shares or approximately 44% of AZO's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 241,120 shares.
Especially high volume was seen for the $1740 strike call option expiring January 21, 2022, with 161 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 16,100 underlying shares of AZO. Below is a chart showing AZO's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $1740 strike highlighted in orange:
And Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) saw options trading volume of 28,771 contracts, representing approximately 2.9 million underlying shares or approximately 41.5% of SYF's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 6.9 million shares.
Especially high volume was seen for the $30 strike put option expiring June 18, 2021, with 5,280 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 528,000 underlying shares of SYF. Below is a chart showing SYF's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $30 strike highlighted in orange:
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