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Daily Options Update: Sept. 14

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

Unusual Options Activity (courtesy Barcharts.com)

  • LVS
  • CMCSA
  • FCEL

Highest Implied Volatility

  • SPRT
  • BBIG
  • PROG

Implied Volatility Rank

  • WEBR- 100%
  • ACIC – 100%
  • CCXI – 100%

Most Shorted Stocks (courtesy Yahoo Finance)

  • BGFV
  • WKHS
  • BEEM
  • BLNK
  • IVC
  • ESPR
  • SPRT

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

1 SPY 559 (9%) 1 ➖
2 GME 419 (7%) 2 ➖
3 IRNT 402 (7%) 5 ⬆️
4 CLOV 303 (5%) 4 ➖
5 AMC 269 (4%) 3 ⬇️
6 AAPL 264 (4%) 8 ⬆️
7 TSLA 213 (3%) 9 ⬆️
8 SDC 175 (3%) 10 ⬆️
9 CCJ 103 (2%) 7 ⬇️
10 TMC 102 (2%) 6 ⬇️
11 FCEL 88 (1%) 71 ⬆️⬆️⬆️
12 MVIS 80 (1%) 43 ⬆️⬆️⬆️
13 PLTR 79 (1%) 13 ➖
14 BB 69 (1%) 38 ⬆️⬆️⬆️
15 WISH 63 (1%) 22 ⬆️⬆️

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Option Volume: (courtesy MarketChameleon.com)

Total option volume = 33,966,616.
Average volume = 35,524,587.
39 % puts, 61 % calls.

1,073 stocks have option volume that is greater than their 30 day moving average volume.

Top 100 stocks account for 72 % of today’s volume. Bottom 4,322 accounts for 28 % of today’s volume.

1,641 ETF’s account for 39 % of today’s option volume, trading 13,414,436 option contracts.

932 stocks (that have options listed) have no option volume today.

533 stocks (that have options listed) trade on only one exchange. These stocks account for 50,293 total contracts traded today.

 

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