Implied Volatility

Daily Options Update: Oct. 11

Stocks were down and options activity remained strong to continue recent history.

Unusual Options Activity (courtesy Barcharts.com)

  • PAGS
  • BUD
  • TTD

Highest Implied Volatility

  • CRTX
  • PROG
  • OCGN

Implied Volatility Rank

  • PAGS – 100%
  • ATUS – 100%
  • GREE – 100%

Most Shorted Stocks (courtesy Yahoo Finance)

  • BGFV
  • WKHS
  • BLNK
  • ICPT
  • ESPR
  • AGC
  • OCGN

Top YOLO (you only live once) stocks (courtesy of  YOLO Stocks Live)  (Wall St Bets)

1 CLOV 1,032 (19%) 3 ⬆️
2 TSLA 391 (7%) 1 ⬇️
3 SDC 330 (6%) 5 ⬆️
4 SPY 273 (5%) 4 ➖
5 GME 268 (5%) 2 ⬇️
6 BABA 192 (3%) 10 ⬆️
7 SOFI 172 (3%) 15 ⬆️⬆️
8 PLTR 146 (3%) 6 ⬇️
9 AMC 134 (2%) 8 ⬇️
10 VIX 79 (1%) 17 ⬆️⬆️
11 LUV 65 (1%) 35 ⬆️⬆️⬆️
12 UWMC 60 (1%) 10 ⬇️
13 AMD 59 (1%) 35 ⬆️⬆️⬆️
14 F 53 (1%) 20 ⬆️⬆️
15 TWNK 52 (1%) 128 ⬆️⬆️⬆️

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Option Volume: (courtesy MarketChameleon.com)

Total option volume = 27,284,900.
Average volume = 35,785,925.
40 % puts, 60 % calls.

916 stocks have option volume that is greater than their 30 day moving average volume.

Top 100 stocks account for 71 % of today’s volume. Bottom 4,251 accounts for 29 % of today’s volume.

1,609 ETF’s account for 42 % of today’s option volume, trading 11,410,537 option contracts.

1,061 stocks (that have options listed) have no option volume today.

531 stocks (that have options listed) trade on only one exchange. These stocks account for 34,737 total contracts traded today.

The last word:  Options continue to provide opportunity, both for buyers and for sellers.