A Look Into The Unusual Options Activity in These 3 Stocks

Today, November 15, 2021, in the market capitalization-weighted index NASDAQ Global Select Market Composite (NasdaqGS), we saw unusual or noteworthy options trading volume and activity in…

Marqeta, Inc. (MQ), which opened at $24.52.

There were 15,000 contracts traded on the $22.5 strike put option, bought to open at the ask, dated for November 19th, 2021.

Additionally, there were 10,000 contracts traded on the $25 strike put option, however at a mid price, and for the same date.  Furthermore, the volume on the $25 strike put contracts did not exceed the open interest.

These contracts represent approximately 2,500,000 shares and $3,000,000 in premium traded.

It would be anticipated that these put option contracts were rolled from the November 19th expiration to the January 21st expiration.

62.3% of premiums are in bearish positions, with 62.4% as ask-side orders, and 98% of premiums in puts.

Unusual Options Activity in Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR)

Finally, and in the market capitalization-weighted index NASDAQ Global Select Market Composite (NasdaqGS), we saw unusual or noteworthy options trading volume and activity today in Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR), which opened at $123.14.

There were 750 contracts traded on the $135 strike call option, sold to open at the bid, dated for November 26th, 2021.

Additionally, there were…

 

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