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10 Of The Highest Volume Options Contracts On Thursday

4:07PM ET 5/26/2022 Benzinga

Trading volume is critical for small-window options traders as it gives insight into how many contracts have been purchased on an options strike. A high-volume option can provide liquidity, giving investors a better opportunity to sell their contracts over those with lower volumes.

Using data sourced in Benzinga Pro, we can identify those contracts which are attracting large volumes during Thursday’s trading session.

The highest volume option alerts of the day come from the following companies:

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD)
Nikola Corp (NASDAQ:NKLA
Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL
Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA
AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc (NYSE:AMC
NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA

Ticker Price Type Strike DTE Bid Ask Volume
AMD 99.45 Call 100.00 1 1.28 1.30 69,094
NKLA 6.84 Call 6.50 8 0.65 0.68 64,158
NKLA 6.84 Call 8.00 50 0.77 0.79 60,500
AAPL 143.79 Put 140.00 1 0.27 0.28 58,982
AAPL 143.79 Call 145.00 1 0.84 0.85 58,938
NKLA 6.84 Call 7.00 22 0.70 0.74 58,084
TSLA 710.99 Call 700.00 1 19.85 20.25 53,111
NKLA 6.84 Call 8.00 22 0.37 0.43 52,913
AMC 12.06 Call 13.00 1 0.24 0.25 52,375
NVDA 179.63 Call 180.00 1 2.47 2.54 39,050

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