10 Information Technologies Store Whale Activity In Today’s Session

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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.

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

symbol PUT/CALL Kind of trade Feeling Exp. Dated Strike price Total trade price open interest Volume
NVDA TO CALL TRADE BEARISH 04/02/22 $240.00 $63,100 13.3K 51.7K
AAPL TO PUT TO SWEEP UP BEARISH 02/04/22 $170.00 $62,000 27.6K 41.2K
AMD TO PUT TO SWEEP UP BULLISH 04/02/22 $100.00 $50.7,000 9.2K 8.5K
SQ TO PUT TO SWEEP UP BEARISH 02/04/22 $115.00 $68.7K 448 1.5K
PYPL TO CALL TRADE BEARISH 02/18/22 $170.00 $39.7,000 11.2K 663
AMAT TO PUT TO SWEEP UP BEARISH 03/18/22 $135.00 $48.7,000 4.5K 577
TEAM TO PUT TRADE BULLISH 01/19/24 $300.00 $638.5,000 38 406
COMQ TO CALL TO SWEEP UP BULLISH 02/04/22 $167.50 $46.4,000 218 231
MSTR TO CALL TRADE BULLISH 04/02/22 $350.00 $49,000 145 138
AVGO TO PUT TO SWEEP UP BEARISH 06/17/22 $580.00 $26,200 313 105

Explanation

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

• For NVDA NVDA, we notice a to call option Trade it happens to be bearish, expiring in 4 day(s) on February 4, 2022. This event was a transfer of 101 one-to-one contract(s) $240.00 to hit. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $63,100, with a price of $625.0 by contract. There was 13352 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 51759 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• For AAPL AAPL, we notice a to put option to sweep up it happens to be bearish, expiring in 4 day(s) on February 4, 2022. This event was a transfer of 393 one-to-one contract(s) $170.00 to hit. This particular put had to be split into 14 different trades to be filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $62,000, with a price of $158.0 by contract. There was 27640 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 41206 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• For AMD AMD, we notice a to put option to sweep up it happens to be bullish, expiring in 4 day(s) on February 4, 2022. This event was a transfer of 515 one-to-one contract(s) $100.00 to hit. This particular put had to be split into 6 different trades to be filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $50.7,000, with a price of $98.0 by contract. There was 9206 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 8541 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• For SQ SQ, we notice a to put option to sweep up it happens to be bearish, expiring in 4 day(s) on February 4, 2022. This event was a transfer of 300 one-to-one contract(s) $115.00 to hit. This particular position had to be divided into 43 different trades to be filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $68.7K, with a price of $230.0 by contract. There was 448 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 1534 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• For PYPL PYPL, we notice a to call option Trade it happens to be bearish, expiring in 18 day(s) on February 18, 2022. This event was a transfer of 50 one-to-one contract(s) $170.00 to hit. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $39.7,000, with a price of $794.0 by contract. There was 11262 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 663 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• Regarding AMAT AMAT, we observe a to put option to sweep up with bearish feeling. It expires in 46 day(s) on March 18, 2022. Parts exchanged 56 one-to-one contract(s) $135.00 to hit. 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 $48.7,000, with a price of $870.0 by contract. There was 4548 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 577 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• Regarding TEAM TEAM, we observe a to put option Trade with bullish feeling. It expires in 718 day(s) on January 19, 2024. Parts exchanged 99 one-to-one contract(s) $300.00 to hit. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $638.5,000, with a price of $6450.0 by contract. There was 38 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 406 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• Regarding COMQ COMQ, we observe a to call option to sweep up with bullish feeling. It expires in 4 day(s) on February 4, 2022. Parts exchanged 55 one-to-one contract(s) $167.50 to hit. This particular call had to be split into 5 different trades to be filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $46.4,000, with a price of $845.0 by contract. There was 218 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 231 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• For MSTR MSTR, we notice a to call option Trade it happens to be bullish, expiring in 4 day(s) on February 4, 2022. This event was a transfer of 20 one-to-one contract(s) $350.00 to hit. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $49,000, with a price of $2450.0 by contract. There was 145 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 138 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• Regarding AVGO AVGO, we observe a to put option to sweep up with bearish feeling. It expires in 137 day(s) on June 17, 2022. Parts exchanged 5 one-to-one contract(s) $580.00 to hit. This particular put had to be split into 3 different trades to be filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $26,200, with a price of $5240.0 by contract. There was 313 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 105 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 read more news about unusual options activity.

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