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Notable Friday Option Activity: U, TRGP, DISH


LIn terms of options trading activity among constituents of the Russell 3000 Index, there was notable activity today at Unity Software Inc (Symbol: U), where a total volume of 63,800 contracts was been traded so far today, a contract volume that represents approximately 6.4 million underlying shares (given that each contract represents 100 underlying shares). This number equates to 50.3% of U’s average daily trading volume over the past month, or 12.7 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $49 strike put option expiring August 5, 2022, with 7,974 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 797,400 underlying shares of U. You Below is a chart showing U’s 12-month trading history, with the $49 drill highlighted. in orange:

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Targa Resources Corp (ticker: TRGP) recorded options trading volume of 6,751 contracts, representing approximately 675,100 underlying stocks or approximately 49.1% of TRGP’s average daily trading volume over the past month, i.e. 1.4 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $55 strike put option expiring on August 19, 2022, with 1,750 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 175,000 underlying shares of TRGP. Below is a chart showing TRGP’s trading history over the last twelve months, with the $55 strike highlighted in orange:

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And DISH Network Corp Options (ticker: DISH) is showing a volume of 15,531 contracts so far today. This number of contracts represents approximately 1.6 million underlying shares, or 47.8% of DISH’s average daily trading volume over the past month, or 3.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $12.50 strike put option expiring on January 20, 2023, with 10,146 contracts traded to date, representing approximately 1.0 million underlying shares of DISH . Below is a chart showing DISH’s trading history over the past twelve months, with the $12.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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