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Notable Option Activity Wednesday: RTX, FFIC, GPI


In terms of options trading activity among constituents of the Russell 3000 Index, there was notable activity today at Raytheon Technologies Corp (Ticker: RTX), where a total volume of 22,130 contracts was traded. been traded so far today, a contract volume that represents approximately 2.2 million underlying shares (given that each contract represents 100 underlying shares). This number equates to 50.6% of RTX’s average daily trading volume over the past month, or 4.4 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $90 strike call option expiring on August 19, 2022, with 3,533 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 353,300 underlying RTX shares. Below is a graph showing RTX’s trading history over the last twelve months, with the $90 strike highlighted in orange:

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Flushing Financial Corp. (Symbol: FFIC) recorded options trading volume of 378 contracts, representing approximately 37,800 underlying shares, or approximately 48.4% of FFIC’s average daily trading volume over the past month of 78,145 shares . Particularly high volume was seen for the $22.50 strike call option expiring September 16, 2022, with 205 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 20,500 underlying FFIC shares. Below is a chart showing the FFIC’s last twelve months trading history, with the $22.50 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (Symbol: GPI) options have a volume of 674 contracts to date. This number of contracts represents approximately 67,400 underlying shares, or 48.2% of GPI’s average daily trading volume over the past month, or 139,920 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $80 strike put option expiring September 16, 2022, with 432 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 43,200 underlying GPI shares. Below is a chart showing GPI’s trading history over the last twelve months, with the $80 strike highlighted in orange:

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