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Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: MTSC, SPOT, SWBI

By The Online Investor Staff, Friday, March 5, 3:26 PM ET

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in MTS Systems Corp (NASDAQ:MTSC), where a total of 778 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 77,800 underlying shares. That amounts to about 77.2% of MTSC's average daily trading volume over the past month of 100,750 shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $55 strike put option expiring September 17, 2021, with 527 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 52,700 underlying shares of MTSC. Below is a chart showing MTSC's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $55 strike highlighted in orange:

Spotify Technology SA (NYSE:SPOT) options are showing a volume of 14,253 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.4 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 71.6% of SPOT's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.0 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $270 strike put option expiring March 19, 2021, with 566 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 56,600 underlying shares of SPOT. Below is a chart showing SPOT's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $270 strike highlighted in orange:

And Smith & Wesson Brands Inc (NASDAQ:SWBI) options are showing a volume of 12,224 contracts thus far today. That number of contracts represents approximately 1.2 million underlying shares, working out to a sizeable 70.5% of SWBI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.7 million shares. Especially high volume was seen for the $15 strike put option expiring March 19, 2021, with 3,513 contracts trading so far today, representing approximately 351,300 underlying shares of SWBI. Below is a chart showing SWBI's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $15 strike highlighted in orange:

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