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Noteworthy Monday Option Activity: VZ, GS, NRG

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Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Verizon Communications Inc (Symbol: VZ), where a total volume of 130,122 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 13.0 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 73.8% of VZ’s average daily trading volume over the past month, of 17.6 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $42 strike call option expiring April 26, 2024, with 12,324 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 1.2 million underlying shares of VZ. Below is a chart showing VZ’s trailing twelve month trading history, with the $42 strike highlighted in orange:

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Goldman Sachs Group Inc (Symbol: GS) options are showing a volume of 17,181 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.7 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 72% of GS’s average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.4 million shares.
Particularly high volume was seen for the $415 strike call option expiring April 26, 2024, with 1,436 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 143,600 underlying shares of GS. Below is a chart showing GS’s trailing twelve month trading history, with the $415 strike highlighted in orange:

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And NRG Energy Inc (Symbol: NRG) options are showing a volume of 23,462 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 2.3 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 63.8% of NRG’s average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.7 million shares.
Especially high volume was seen for the $55 strike put option expiring July 19, 2024, with 7,567 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 756,700 underlying shares of NRG. Below is a chart showing NRG’s trailing twelve month trading history, with the $55 strike highlighted in orange:

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For the various different available expirations for VZ options, GS options, or NRG options, visit StockOptionsChannel.com.

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