Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) – 10 Information Technology Stocks With Whale Alerts In Today’s Session

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

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

Traders will look for circumstances in which the market estimate of an option deviates significantly from its normal value. High volumes of trading activity could push option prices to inflated or underestimated levels.

Here are some examples of options activities taking place in the information technology sector:

symbol PLACE / CALL Type of business Feeling Exp. Dated Strike price Total trade price Open interest Volume
AAPL CALL TRADE BULLISH 03/12/21 $ 167.50 $ 33.5K 51.0K 122.2K
MSFT CALL TO SWEEP UP BULLISH 12/17/21 $ 340.00 $ 52.8K 25.0K 11.7K
UM CALL TO SWEEP UP BULLISH 01/21/22 $ 90.00 $ 70.1K 21.3K 5.1K
NVDA CALL TO SWEEP UP DECLINE 12/10/21 $ 350.00 $ 31.0K 9.1K 3.3K
QM CALL TO SWEEP UP DECLINE 12/17/21 $ 22.50 $ 50.3K 4.7K 1.4K
AMAT CALL TO SWEEP UP DECLINE 01/21/22 $ 155.00 $ 48.0K 3.0K 848
DT TO PUT TO SWEEP UP DECLINE 01/21/22 $ 47.00 $ 33.9K 169 565
V CALL TRADE DECLINE 06/17/22 $ 225.00 $ 182.4K 1.7K 445
WDC TO PUT TO SWEEP UP BULLISH 01/21/22 $ 50.00 $ 31.6K 4.5K 371
AMD TO PUT TO SWEEP UP BULLISH 01/21/22 $ 155.00 $ 44.6K 11.9K 269

Explanation

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

• Regarding AAPL (NASDAQ: AAPL), we are seeing a call option Trade with bullish feeling. It expires in 2 day (s) on December 3, 2021. Exchanged parts 100 contract (s) to a $ 167.50 to hit. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $ 33.5K, with a price of $ 335.0 by contract. There was 51092 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 122231 contract (s) have been bought and sold.

• For MSFT (NASDAQ: MSFT), we notice a call option to sweep up who happens to be bullish, expiring in 16 day (s) on December 17, 2021. This event was a transfer from 97 contract (s) to a $ 340.00 to hit. This particular call had to be divided into 3 different trades to be filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $ 52.8K, with a price of $ 545.0 by contract. There was 25058 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 11730 contract (s) have been bought and sold.

• For UM (NASDAQ: MU), we notice a call option to sweep up who happens to be bullish, expiring in 51 day (s) on January 21, 2022. This event was a transfer from 139 contract (s) to a $ 90.00 to hit. This particular call had to be divided into 12 different trades to be filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $ 70.1K, with a price of $ 505.0 by contract. There was 21304 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 5188 contract (s) have been bought and sold.

• Regarding NVDA (NASDAQ: NVDA), we observe a call option to sweep up with bearish feeling. It expires in 9 day (s) on December 10, 2021. Exchanged parts 100 contract (s) to a $ 350.00 to hit. This particular call had to be divided into 9 different trades to be filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $ 31.0K, with a price of $ 310.0 by contract. There was 9131 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 3362 contract (s) have been bought and sold.

• Regarding QM (NASDAQ: MQ), we observe a call option to sweep up with bearish feeling. It expires in 16 day (s) on December 17, 2021. Exchanged parts 719 contract (s) to a $ 22.50 to hit. This particular call had to be divided into 27 different trades to be filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $ 50.3K, with a price of $ 70.0 by contract. There was 4719 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 1430 contract (s) have been bought and sold.

• Regarding AMAT (NASDAQ: AMAT), we observe a call option to sweep up with bearish feeling. It expires in 51 day (s) on January 21, 2022. Exchanged parts 50 contract (s) to a $ 155.00 to hit. This particular call had to be divided into 9 different trades to be filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $ 48.0K, with a price of $ 960.0 by contract. There was 3016 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 848 contract (s) have been bought and sold.

• For DT (NYSE: DT), we notice a to put option to sweep up who happens to be bearish, expiring in 51 day (s) on January 21, 2022. This event was a transfer from 565 contract (s) to a $ 47.00 to hit. This particular put had to be split into 38 different trades to be filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $ 33.9K, with a price of $ 60.0 by contract. There was 169 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 565 contract (s) have been bought and sold.

• For V (NYSE: V), we notice a call option Trade who happens to be bearish, expiring 198 day (s) on June 17, 2022. This event was a transfer from 300 contract (s) to a $ 225.00 to hit. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $ 182.4K, with a price of $ 608.0 by contract. There was 1775 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 445 contract (s) have been bought and sold.

• For WDC (NASDAQ: WDC), we notice a to put option to sweep up who happens to be bullish, expiring in 51 day (s) on January 21, 2022. This event was a transfer from 363 contract (s) to a $ 50.00 to hit. This particular put had to be split into 39 different trades to be filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $ 31.6K, with a price of $ 87.0 by contract. There was 4591 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 371 contract (s) have been bought and sold.

• Regarding AMD (NASDAQ: AMD), we are seeing a to put option to sweep up with bullish feeling. It expires in 51 day (s) on January 21, 2022. Exchanged parts 40 contract (s) to a $ 155.00 to hit. This particular put had to be split into 13 different trades to be filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $ 44.6K, with a price of $ 1,115.0 by contract. There was 11942 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 269 contract (s) have been bought and sold.

Option alert terminology
Call contracts: The right to buy shares as stated in the contract.
Sales contracts: The right to sell shares as stated in the contract.
Expiration date: When the contract expires. You have to act on the contract on this date if you want to use it.
Price of the premium / option: The contract price.

For more information, visit our Guide to Understanding Option Alerts or read more news about unusual options activity.

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


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