10 Information Technology Stocks Whale Activity In the Session of Today – Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT), NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA), Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR), Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO), Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ: AMD), Micron Technology (NASDAQ: MU), Zscaler (NASDAQ: ZS), ON Semiconductor (NASDAQ: ON)

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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 will look for circumstances where the market estimate of an option deviates significantly from its normal value. High volumes of trading activity could push option prices to overstated or understated levels.

Here is the list of options activities happening in today’s session:














Symbol PUT/CALL Kind of trade Feeling Exp. Date Strike price Total trade price open interest Volume
AMD CALL SWEEP BULLISH 10/14/22 $63.00 $53,000 246 56.2K
AAPL PUT SWEEP NEUTRAL 10/14/22 $140.00 $43,400 8.5K 22.8K
NVDA PUT SWEEP BEARISH 11/18/22 $120.00 $92,900 13.6K 4.8K
ON PUT SWEEP BEARISH 01/20/23 $50.00 $30.8,000 13.6K 4.4K
MSFT PUT SWEEP BULLISH 07/10/22 $240.00 $34.5,000 5.0K 3.9K
MU CALL TRADE BULLISH 10/14/22 $53.00 $38,600 541 2.5K
CSCO CALL TRADE BULLISH 01/20/23 $45.00 $110,000 32.2K 1.0K
FSLR CALL SWEEP BEARISH 10/21/22 $140.00 $32,100 1.3K 683
SZ PUT SWEEP BULLISH 03/17/23 $170.00 $44.5,000 575 510
AMAT PUT TRADE BEARISH 10/21/22 $80.00 $58,000 1.7K 288

Explanation

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

• Re AMD AMDwe observe a call option sweep with bullish feeling. It expires in 7 day(s) on October 14, 2022. Parts exchanged 500 one-to-one contract(s) $63.00 strike. This particular call had to be split into 20 different trades to be filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $53,000with a price of $106.0 by contract. There was 246 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 56247 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• For AAPL AAPLwe notice a put option sweep it happens to be neutralexpiring in 7 day(s) on October 14, 2022. This event was a transfer of 144 one-to-one contract(s) $140.00 strike. 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 $43,400with a price of $302.0 by contract. There was 8589 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 22869 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• For NVDA NVDAwe notice a put option sweep it happens to be bearishexpiring in 42 day(s) on November 18, 2022. This event was a transfer of 100 one-to-one contract(s) $120.00 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 $92,900with a price of $928.0 by contract. There was 13646 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 4894 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• For ON ONwe notice a put option sweep it happens to be bearishexpiring in 105 day(s) on January 20, 2023. This event was a transfer of 110 one-to-one contract(s) $50.00 strike. This particular position had to be divided into 17 different trades to be filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $30.8,000with a price of $280.0 by contract. There was 13661 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 4431 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• For MSFT MSFTwe notice a put option sweep it happens to be bullish, expires today. Parts exchanged 65 one-to-one contract(s) $240.00 strike. 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 $34.5,000with a price of $532.0 by contract. There was 5094 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 3961 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• Re MU MUwe observe a call option Trade with bullish feeling. It expires in 7 day(s) on October 14, 2022. Parts exchanged 200 one-to-one contract(s) $53.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $38,600with a price of $193.0 by contract. There was 541 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 2566 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• For CSCO CSCOwe notice a call option Trade it happens to be bullishexpiring in 105 day(s) on January 20, 2023. This event was a transfer of 1000 one-to-one contract(s) $45.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $110,000with a price of $110.0 by contract. There was 32252 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 1028 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• For FSLR FSLRwe notice a call option sweep it happens to be bearishexpiring in 14 day(s) on October 21, 2022. This event was a transfer of 163 one-to-one contract(s) $140.00 strike. This particular call had to be split into 25 different trades to be filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $32,100with a price of $197.0 by contract. There was 1301 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 683 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• For SZ SZwe notice a put option sweep it happens to be bullishexpiring in 161 day(s) on March 17, 2023. This event was a transfer of 17 one-to-one contract(s) $170.00 strike. This particular put had to be split into 7 different trades to be filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $44.5,000with a price of $2620.0 by contract. There was 575 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 510 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• Re AMAT AMATwe observe a put option Trade with bearish feeling. It expires in 14 day(s) on October 21, 2022. Parts exchanged 246 one-to-one contract(s) $80.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $58,000with a price of $236.0 by contract. There was 1701 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 288 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.

This article was generated by Benzinga’s automated content engine and reviewed by an editor.

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