Markets

Noteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: VSI, NFLX, EIGI

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Vitamin Shoppe Inc (Symbol: VSI), where a total volume of 1,414 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 141,400 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 55.5% of VSI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 254,625 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $22.50 strike call option expiring February 17, 2017 , with 1,169 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 116,900 underlying shares of VSI. Below is a chart showing VSI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $22.50 strike highlighted in orange:

Netflix Inc. (Symbol: NFLX) saw options trading volume of 41,332 contracts, representing approximately 4.1 million underlying shares or approximately 53.6% of NFLX's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 7.7 million shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $141 strike call option expiring February 17, 2017 , with 2,302 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 230,200 underlying shares of NFLX. Below is a chart showing NFLX's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $141 strike highlighted in orange:

And Endurance International Group Holdings Inc (Symbol: EIGI) saw options trading volume of 1,810 contracts, representing approximately 181,000 underlying shares or approximately 52% of EIGI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 348,110 shares. Particularly high volume was seen for the $7.50 strike put option expiring February 17, 2017 , with 1,800 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 180,000 underlying shares of EIGI. Below is a chart showing EIGI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $7.50 strike highlighted in orange:

For the various different available expirations for VSI options , NFLX options , or EIGI options , visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

Today's Most Active Call & Put Options of the S&P 500 »

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

In This Story

EIGI NFLX

Other Topics

Options

Latest Markets Videos

    BNK Invest

    BNK Invest Inc. provides investment services and information. BNK Invest owns and operates a market news family of websites including DividendChannel, ETFChannel, StockOptionsChannel, and others, which make up an investor community featuring stock message boards, ratings, research, and strategies. BNK Invest caters to investing firms and individual investors internationally.

    Learn More