Notable Tuesday Optional Activity: MTCH, JPM, EAT

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LIn terms of options trading activity among the constituents of the Russell 3000 Index, there was notable activity today in Match Group Inc (Symbol: MTCH), where a total volume of 15,573 contracts was traded so far today, a volume of contracts that is representative of approximately 1.6 million underlying shares (given that each contract represents 100 underlying shares). This number equates to 48.9% of MTCH’s average daily trading volume over the past month, or 3.2 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $70 strike put option expiring on May 6, 2022, with 727 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 72,700 underlying shares of MTCH. Below is a chart showing MTCH’s trading history over the last twelve months, with the $70 strike highlighted in orange:

JPMorgan Chase & Co (ticker: JPM) recorded options trading volume of 74,484 contracts, representing approximately 7.4 million underlying shares, or approximately 48.6% of JPM’s average daily trading volume over the past month, or 15.3 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $120 strike put option expiring May 20, 2022, with 4,600 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 460,000 underlying JPM shares. Below is a chart showing JPM’s trading history over the last twelve months, with the $120 strike highlighted in orange:

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And Brinker International, Inc. (ticker: EAT) options are showing a volume of 5,177 contracts so far today. This number of contracts represents approximately 517,700 underlying shares, or 48.4% of EAT’s average daily trading volume over the past month, or 1.1 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $50 Strike Call option expiring May 20, 2022, with 1,284 contracts traded so far today, representing approximately 128,400 underlying EAT shares. Below is a chart showing EAT’s past twelve month trading history, with the $50 strike highlighted in orange:

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