10 Information Technology Stocks With Whale Alerts In Today's Session

10 Information Technology Stocks With Whale Alerts In Today's Session

10 Information Technology Stocks With Whale Alerts In Today's Session

This whale alert can help traders discover the next big trading opportunities.

Whales are entities with large sums of money and we track their transactions here at Benzinga on our options activity scanner.

Traders often look for circumstances when the market estimation of an option diverges away from its normal worth. Abnormal amounts of trading activity could push option prices to hyperbolic or underperforming levels.

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Here's the list of options activity happening in today's session:

SymbolPUT/CALLTrade TypeSentimentExp. DateStrike PriceTotal Trade PriceOpen InterestVolume
AAPLPUTSWEEPBULLISH01/28/22$167.50$33.0K10.3K50.1K
NVDAPUTTRADEBULLISH01/28/22$220.00$27.8K4.5K15.9K
MSFTCALLTRADEBEARISH01/28/22$302.50$59.1K6.0K12.0K
APPPUTTRADEBEARISH03/18/22$80.00$1.7 million12.5K8.8K
CSCOCALLSWEEPBULLISH01/20/23$65.00$64.5K16.6K3.8K
AMATPUTSWEEPBEARISH03/18/22$130.00$136.5K5.1K1.3K
VCALLTRADEBULLISH03/18/22$220.00$28.6K6.5K845
STMPUTTRADEBULLISH01/19/24$55.00$33.2K450520
AFRMCALLSWEEPBULLISH02/04/22$50.00$91.5K439452
TSMPUTTRADEBEARISH04/14/22$110.00$171.0K6.1K337

Explanation

These bullet-by-bullet explanations have been constructed using the accompanying table.

10 Information Technology Stocks With Whale Alerts In Today's Session

•For AAPL AAPL, we notice a put option sweep that happens to be bullish, is expiring today. Parties traded 473 contract(s) at a $167.50 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 13 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $33.0K, with a price of $69.0 per contract. There were 10345 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 50173 contract(s) were bought and sold.

•For NVDA NVDA, we notice a put option trade that happens to be bullish, is expiring today. Parties traded 200 contract(s) at a $220.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $27.8K, with a price of $139.0 per contract. There were 4535 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 15922 contract(s) were bought and sold.

•For MSFT MSFT, we notice a call option trade that happens to be bearish, is expiring today. Parties traded 348 contract(s) at a $302.50 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $59.1K, with a price of $170.0 per contract. There were 6026 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 12043 contract(s) were bought and sold.

•Regarding APP APP, we observe a put option trade with bearish sentiment. It expires in 49 day(s) on March 18, 2022. Parties traded 800 contract(s) at a $80.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $1.7 million, with a price of $2140.0 per contract. There were 12502 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 8875 contract(s) were bought and sold.

•For CSCO CSCO, we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bullish, expiring in 357 day(s) on January 20, 2023. This event was a transfer of 276 contract(s) at a $65.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 20 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $64.5K, with a price of $234.0 per contract. There were 16677 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 3894 contract(s) were bought and sold.

•Regarding AMAT AMAT, we observe a put option sweep with bearish sentiment. It expires in 49 day(s) on March 18, 2022. Parties traded 143 contract(s) at a $130.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 3 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $136.5K, with a price of $955.0 per contract. There were 5174 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1390 contract(s) were bought and sold.

•Regarding V V, we observe a call option trade with bullish sentiment. It expires in 49 day(s) on March 18, 2022. Parties traded 25 contract(s) at a $220.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $28.6K, with a price of $1145.0 per contract. There were 6592 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 845 contract(s) were bought and sold.

•Regarding STM STM, we observe a put option trade with bullish sentiment. It expires in 721 day(s) on January 19, 2024. Parties traded 22 contract(s) at a $55.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $33.2K, with a price of $1510.0 per contract. There were 450 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 520 contract(s) were bought and sold.

•For AFRM AFRM, we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bullish, expiring in 7 day(s) on February 4, 2022. This event was a transfer of 100 contract(s) at a $50.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 3 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $91.5K, with a price of $916.0 per contract. There were 439 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 452 contract(s) were bought and sold.

•For TSM TSM, we notice a put option trade that happens to be bearish, expiring in 76 day(s) on April 14, 2022. This event was a transfer of 300 contract(s) at a $110.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $171.0K, with a price of $570.0 per contract. There were 6101 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 337 contract(s) were bought and sold.

Options Alert Terminology - Call Contracts: The right to buy shares as indicated in the contract. - Put Contracts: The right to sell shares as indicated in the contract. - Expiration Date: When the contract expires. One must act on the contract by this date if one wants to use it. - Premium/Option Price: The price of the contract.

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