10 Information Technologies Store Whale Activity In Today’s Session


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

Whales are big money entities and we track their transactions here at Benzinga on our options activity scanner.

Traders often look for circumstances where an option’s market estimate deviates from its normal value. Abnormal volumes of trading activity could drive option prices to hyperbolic or underperforming levels.

Below are some examples of options activities in the information technology sector:














Symbol PUT/CALL Kind of trade Feeling Exp. Date Strike price Total trade price open interest Volume
AAPL PUT SWEEP BEARISH 12/08/22 $162.50 $50.2,000 16.1K 38.8K
AMD CALL TRADE BULLISH 12/08/22 $100.00 $58,700 5.6K 16.4K
NVDA PUT TRADE BEARISH 09/16/22 $175.00 $2.8 million 8.9K 3.7K
RCMP PUT TRADE BULLISH 08/19/22 $190.00 $27,100 3.9K 3.7K
FSLR PUT TRADE BULLISH 02/09/22 $100.00 $496.3K 62 3.0K
you CALL SWEEP BULLISH 12/08/22 $55.00 $28,000 1.0K 2.5K
TXN PUT TRADE BEARISH 09/16/22 $180.00 $25,400 479 1.8K
SQ PUT SWEEP BEARISH 01/20/23 $75.00 $28,600 10.8K 1.7K
HCV CALL TRADE NEUTRAL 03/17/23 $3.00 $35.4,000 17 926
MU PUT TRADE BULLISH 08/19/22 $62.00 $31,200 1.4K 894

Explanation

These detailed elaborations were created using the attached table.

• Re AAPL AAPLwe observe a put option sweep with bearish feeling. It expires in 4 day(s) on August 12, 2022. Parts exchanged 461 one-to-one contract(s) $162.50 strike. This particular position had to be divided into 16 different trades to be filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $50.2,000with a price of $109.0 by contract. There was 16131 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 38898 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• Re AMD AMDwe observe a call option Trade with bullish feeling. It expires in 4 day(s) on August 12, 2022. Parts exchanged 220 one-to-one contract(s) $100.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $58,700with a price of $267.0 by contract. There was 5651 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 16421 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• For NVDA NVDAwe notice a put option Trade it happens to be bearishexpiring in 39 day(s) on September 16, 2022. This event was a transfer of 2400 one-to-one contract(s) $175.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $2.8 millionwith a price of $1195.0 by contract. There was 8965 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 3796 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• Re RCMP RCMPwe observe a put option Trade with bullish feeling. It expires in 11 day(s) on August 19, 2022. Parts exchanged 59 one-to-one contract(s) $190.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $27,100with a price of $460.0 by contract. There was 3988 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 3711 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• For FSLR FSLRwe notice a put option Trade it happens to be bullishexpiring in 25 day(s) on September 2, 2022. This event was a transfer of 2298 one-to-one contract(s) $100.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $496.3Kwith a price of $216.0 by contract. There was 62 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 3002 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• For you youwe notice a call option sweep it happens to be bullishexpiring in 4 day(s) on August 12, 2022. This event was a transfer of 99 one-to-one contract(s) $55.00 strike. This particular call had to be split into 4 different trades to be filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $28,000with a price of $283.0 by contract. There was 1027 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 2504 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• For TXN TXNwe notice a put option Trade it happens to be bearishexpiring in 39 day(s) on September 16, 2022. This event was a transfer of 50 one-to-one contract(s) $180.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $25,400with a price of $510.0 by contract. There was 479 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 1805 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• For SQ SQwe notice a put option sweep it happens to be bearishexpiring in 165 day(s) on January 20, 2023. This event was a transfer of 30 one-to-one contract(s) $75.00 strike. This particular put had to be split into 5 different trades to be filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $28,600with a price of $955.0 by contract. There was 10836 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 1737 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• Re HCV HCVwe observe a call option Trade with neutral feeling. It expires in 221 day(s) on March 17, 2023. Parts exchanged 709 one-to-one contract(s) $3.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $35.4,000with a price of $50.0 by contract. There was 17 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 926 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• Re MU MUwe observe a put option Trade with bullish feeling. It expires in 11 day(s) on August 19, 2022. Parts exchanged 163 one-to-one contract(s) $62.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $31,200with a price of $192.0 by contract. There was 1444 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 894 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

Options Alert Terminology
Call contracts: The right to purchase shares as stated in the contract.
Put contracts: The right to sell shares as stated in the contract.
Expiration date: When the contract expires. We must act on the contract on this date if we want to use it.
Premium/Option Price: The contract price.

For more information visit our Guide to Understanding Options Alerts or learn more about unusual options activity.

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