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GameStop Options Spot-On: On June 18th, 576.85K Contracts Were Traded, With 2.03 Million Open Interest

moomoo News ·  Jun 18 16:30

On June 18th ET, $GameStop (GME.US)$ had active options trading, with a total trading volume of 576.85K options for the day, of which put options accounted for 31.08% of the total transactions, and call options accounted for 68.92%.

It shows that as of the close of the day, the open interest of $GameStop (GME.US)$, indicating options positions have not been closed, totaled about 2.03 million contracts, which was 138.4% of the average of the past 30 trading days.

When $GameStop (GME.US)$ was trading at $25.19, the call option with $30.00 of strike price expiring on July 5th,2024 transacted 2,299 contracts. It ranked first among $GameStop (GME.US)$ unusual option trades of the day and reflected $413.82K turnover.

Additionally, in terms of the total trading volume for the day, the most active option contract of $GameStop (GME.US)$ achieved 41,938 volume and closed at $0.32.

See below for more details:

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Notes:

  • Selection criteria of underlying assets

Select the top 70 stocks based on options volume on trading day.

  • Publication time of the article

The article will be published after the options trading hours.

  • The ratio of current and 30-day average (OR DoD ratio)

Volume/30-Day Average Volume (OR Total Volume DoD) and OI/30-Day Average OI (OR OI DoD) reflect the changes in overall options activities compared to the past.

  • Open interest distribution chart

The chart shows the cumulative distribution of open interest of all expiration dates per different strike prices. 10 strike prices that are closest to the current underlying price are presented. The chart conveys the market views of the future underlying price.

  • Unusual Options Trades

Options trades with a size of more than 1,000 contracts will be marked as unusual trades.

  • Unusual Options Trades and Active Options Contracts are presented in descending order in terms of trading volume.

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The past performance of a security or financial product does not guarantee future results or returns. Customers should consider their investment objectives and risks carefully before investing in options. Because of the importance of tax considerations to all options transactions, the customer considering options should consult their tax advisor as to how taxes affect the outcome of each options strategy.

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