Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in ManTech International Corp (MANT - Get Report), where a total volume of 804 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 80,400 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 46.5% of MANT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 172,950 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $60 strike call option expiring March 16, 2018, with 182 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 18,200 underlying shares of MANT. Below is a chart showing MANT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $60 strike highlighted in orange:Las Vegas Sands Corp ( LVS) options are showing a volume of 21,717 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 2.2 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 45.7% of LVS's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 4.8 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $74 strike put option expiring February 23, 2018, with 4,045 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 404,500 underlying shares of LVS. Below is a chart showing LVS's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $74 strike highlighted in orange: And Zoe's Kitchen Inc ( ZOES) options are showing a volume of 1,749 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 174,900 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 45.2% of ZOES's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 386,585 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $12.50 strike put option expiring March 16, 2018, with 592 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 59,200 underlying shares of ZOES. Below is a chart showing ZOES's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $12.50 strike highlighted in orange: For the various different available expirations for MANT options, LVS options, or ZOES options, visit StockOptionsChannel.com.
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