Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Invitae Corp (NVTA - Get Report), where a total volume of 2,091 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 209,100 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 45% of NVTA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 465,000 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $7.50 strike call option expiring September 21, 2018, with 429 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 42,900 underlying shares of NVTA. Below is a chart showing NVTA's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $7.50 strike highlighted in orange:Incyte Corporation ( INCY) options are showing a volume of 7,127 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 712,700 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 44.3% of INCY's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.6 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $105 strike call option expiring June 15, 2018, with 2,176 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 217,600 underlying shares of INCY. Below is a chart showing INCY's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $105 strike highlighted in orange: And SUPERVALU Inc. ( SVU) options are showing a volume of 5,307 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 530,700 underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 41.9% of SVU's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.3 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $9 strike call option expiring April 20, 2018, with 4,000 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 400,000 underlying shares of SVU. Below is a chart showing SVU's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $9 strike highlighted in orange: For the various different available expirations for NVTA options, INCY options, or SVU options, visit StockOptionsChannel.com.
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