Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) – 10 information technology stocks on whale activity in today’s session

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This whale alert can help traders uncover 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 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
INTC TO CALL TO SWEEP UP DECLINE 01/20/23 $ 55.00 $ 75.7K 24.7K 32.7K
AAPL TO PUT TO SWEEP UP BULLISH 12/23/21 $ 180.00 $ 95.0K 6.2K 3.4K
MSFT TO CALL TO SWEEP UP DECLINE 03/18/22 $ 320.00 $ 73.9K 3.1K 846
SQ TO PUT TRADE BULLISH 06/17/22 $ 150.00 $ 54.0K 10.9K 644
AMD TO CALL TO SWEEP UP DECLINE 12/23/21 $ 110.00 $ 286.0K 23 302
INDI TO CALL TO SWEEP UP DECLINE 02/18/22 $ 12.50 $ 27.0K 4.9K 291
CRWD TO PUT TO SWEEP UP BULLISH 01/21/22 $ 200.00 $ 107.5K 4.6K 238
RIOT TO CALL TO SWEEP UP DECLINE 03/18/22 $ 45.00 $ 37.2K 10.2K 224
VMW TO CALL TRADE BULLISH 12/17/21 $ 92.60 $ 229.0K 302 200
DLO TO CALL TO SWEEP UP BULLISH 02/18/22 $ 35.00 $ 61.5K 337 180

Explanation

These detailed elaborations were created using the attached table.

• For INTC (NASDAQ: INTC), we notice a to call option to sweep up who happens to be bearish, expiring in 399 day (s) on January 20, 2023. This event was a transfer from 150 contract (s) to a $ 55.00 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 $ 75.7K, with a price of $ 505.0 by contract. There was 24707 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 32783 contract (s) have been bought and sold.

• For AAPL (NASDAQ: AAPL), we notice a to put option to sweep up who happens to be bullish, expiring in 6 day (s) on 23 December 2021. This event was a transfer from 95 contract (s) to a $ 180.00 to hit. 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 $ 95.0K, with a price of $ 1000.0 by contract. There was 6252 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 3403 contract (s) have been bought and sold.

• For MSFT (NASDAQ: MSFT), we notice a to call option to sweep up who happens to be bearish, expiring 91 day (s) on March 18, 2022. This event was a transfer from 37 contract (s) to a $ 320.00 to hit. This particular call had to be divided into 4 different trades to be filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $ 73.9K, with a price of $ 2000.0 by contract. There was 3119 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 846 contract (s) have been bought and sold.

• For SQ (NYSE: SQ), we notice a to put option Trade who happens to be bullish, expiring in 182 day (s) on June 17, 2022. This event was a transfer from 35 contract (s) to a $ 150.00 to hit. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $ 54.0K, with a price of $ 1545.0 by contract. There was 10980 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 644 contract (s) have been bought and sold.

• For AMD (NASDAQ: AMD), we notice a to call option to sweep up who happens to be bearish, expiring in 6 day (s) on 23 December 2021. This event was a transfer from 100 contract (s) to a $ 110.00 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 $ 286.0K, with a price of $ 2,860.0 by contract. There was 23 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 302 contract (s) have been bought and sold.

• Regarding INDI (NASDAQ: INDI), we observe a to call option to sweep up with bearish feeling. It expires in 63 day (s) on February 18, 2022. Exchanged parts 300 contract (s) to a $ 12.50 to hit. This particular call had to be divided into 15 different trades to be filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $ 27.0K, with a price of $ 90.0 by contract. There was 4943 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 291 contract (s) have been bought and sold.

• For CRWD (NASDAQ: CRWD), we notice a to put option to sweep up who happens to be bullish, expiring in 35 day (s) on January 21, 2022. This event was a transfer from 86 contract (s) to a $ 200.00 to hit. This particular put had to be split into 20 different trades to be filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $ 107.5K, with a price of $ 1,250.0 by contract. There was 4616 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 238 contract (s) have been bought and sold.

• Regarding RIOT (NASDAQ: RIOT), we are seeing a to call option to sweep up with bearish feeling. It expires in 91 day (s) on March 18, 2022. Exchanged parts 200 contract (s) to a $ 45.00 to hit. This particular call had to be divided into 21 different trades to be filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $ 37.2K, with a price of $ 183.0 by contract. There was 10213 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 224 contract (s) have been bought and sold.

• For VMW (NYSE: VMW), we notice a to call option Trade who happens to be bullish, expires today. Exchanged parts 100 contract (s) to a $ 92.60 to hit. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $ 229.0K, with a price of $ 2290.0 by contract. There was 302 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 200 contract (s) have been bought and sold.

• Regarding DLO (NASDAQ: DLO), we observe a to call option to sweep up with bullish feeling. It expires in 63 day (s) on February 18, 2022. Exchanged parts 162 contract (s) to a $ 35.00 to hit. This particular call had to be divided into 26 different trades to be filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $ 61.5K, with a price of $ 380.0 by contract. There was 337 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 180 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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