Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Micron Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:MU), where a total of 111,563 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 11.2 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 59.6% of MU's average daily trading volume over the past month of 18.7 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $92.50 strike call option expiring August 20, 2021, with 13,333 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.3 million underlying shares of MU. Below is a chart showing MU's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $92.50 strike highlighted in orange:
Iovance Biotherapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:IOVA) options are showing a volume of 9,671 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 967,100 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 58.7% of IOVA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.6 million shares.
Particularly high volume was seen for the $40 strike call option expiring June 18, 2021, with 5,800 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 580,000 underlying shares of IOVA. Below is a chart showing IOVA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $40 strike highlighted in orange:
And Zix Corp (NASDAQ:ZIXI) saw options trading volume of 2,973 contracts, representing approximately 297,300 underlying shares or approximately 57.5% of ZIXI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 517,485 shares.
Particularly high volume was seen for the $7.50 strike call option expiring May 21, 2021, with 2,909 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 290,900 underlying shares of ZIXI. Below is a chart showing ZIXI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $7.50 strike highlighted in orange:
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