Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in American Tower Corp (NYSE:AMT), where a total of 25,339 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 2.5 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 112.2% of AMT's average daily trading volume over the past month of 2.3 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $200 strike call option expiring April 16, 2021, with 4,406 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 440,600 underlying shares of AMT. Below is a chart showing AMT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $200 strike highlighted in orange:
Affimed N.V. (NASDAQ:AFMD) options are showing a volume of 17,571 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.8 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 92.6% of AFMD's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.9 million shares.
Particularly high volume was seen for the $10 strike call option expiring April 16, 2021, with 3,661 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 366,100 underlying shares of AFMD. Below is a chart showing AFMD's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $10 strike highlighted in orange:
And Ambac Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AMBC) saw options trading volume of 2,450 contracts, representing approximately 245,000 underlying shares or approximately 86.8% of AMBC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 282,205 shares.
Particularly high volume was seen for the $20 strike call option expiring August 20, 2021, with 650 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 65,000 underlying shares of AMBC. Below is a chart showing AMBC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $20 strike highlighted in orange:
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