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Remarkable Friday optional activity: COF, SWKS, F


LIn terms of options trading activity among the constituents of the S&P 500 Index, there was notable activity today in Capital One Financial Corp (Symbol: COF), where total volume of 11,915 contracts has been traded so far today, a volume of contracts which is representative of approximately 1.2 million underlying shares (given that each contract represents 100 underlying shares). This number equates to 45% of COF’s average daily trading volume over the past month, or 2.7 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $125 strike put option expiring on August 5, 2022, with 3,020 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 302,000 underlying COF shares. Below is a chart showing COF’s trading history over the last twelve months, with the $125 strike highlighted in orange:

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Skyworks Solutions Inc (ticker: SWKS) options have a volume of 7,527 contracts to date. This number of contracts represents approximately 752,700 underlying shares, or 43.8% of SWKS’ average daily trading volume over the past month, or 1.7 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $105 strike put option expiring on February 17, 2023, with 456 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 45,600 underlying shares of SWKS. Below is a chart showing SWKS’ trading history over the last twelve months, with the $105 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Ford Motor Co. (Symbol: F) recorded options trading volume of 291,136 contracts, representing approximately 29.1 million underlying shares, or approximately 43.6% of the average daily trading volume of F over the past month, or 66.8 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $16 strike call option expiring August 19, 2022, with 22,617 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 2.3 million underlying shares. of F. Below is a chart showing F’s 12-month trading history, with the $16 strike. underlined in orange:

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