Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) – Whale Activity in Top 10 Information Technology Stocks During 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 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.

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
MSFT TO CALL TO SWEEP UP BEARISH 01/28/22 $310.00 $41,600 10.6K 32.1K
NVDA TO CALL TO SWEEP UP BEARISH 04/02/22 $250.00 $47,400 3.7K 3.9K
THIS TO CALL TRADE BULLISH 06/17/22 $300.00 $58,300 4 2.1K
RIOT TO CALL TRADE BULLISH 01/28/22 $15.00 $41,800 3.1K 1.8K
TSM TO PUT TRADE BULLISH 02/18/22 $120.00 $52,800 17.3K 1.3K
ORCL TO CALL TRADE BEARISH 03/18/22 $85.00 $78.9,000 2.8K 1.2K
ADBE TO CALL TRADE NEUTRAL 05/20/22 $520.00 $4.0 million 45 1.0K
AMD TO PUT TO SWEEP UP BEARISH 01/19/24 $65.00 $96.3K 2.4K 948
IBM TO PUT TRADE BEARISH 03/18/22 $140.00 $684,000 395 945
SZ TO PUT TO SWEEP UP BULLISH 02/18/22 $200.00 $43,900 395 878

Explanation

These detailed elaborations were created using the attached table.

• For MSFT (NASDAQ:MSFT), we notice a to call option to sweep up it happens to be bearishexpiring in 2 day(s) on January 28, 2022. This event was a transfer of 200 one-to-one contract(s) $310.00 to hit. This particular call had to be split into 3 different trades to be filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $41,600with a price of $208.0 by contract. There was 10694 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 32158 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• Regarding NVDA (NASDAQ:NVDA), we observe a to call option to sweep up with bearish feeling. It expires in 9 day(s) on February 4, 2022. Parts exchanged 102 one-to-one contract(s) $250.00 to hit. This particular call had to be split into 13 different trades to be filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $47,400with a price of $465.0 by contract. There was 3734 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 3990 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• For THIS (NYSE: IT), we are noticing a to call option Trade it happens to be bullishexpiring in 142 day(s) on June 17, 2022. This event was a transfer of 24 one-to-one contract(s) $300.00 to hit. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $58,300with a price of $2430.0 by contract. There was 4 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 2122 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• For RIOT (NASDAQ:RIOT), we notice a to call option Trade it happens to be bullishexpiring in 2 day(s) on January 28, 2022. This event was a transfer of 380 one-to-one contract(s) $15.00 to hit. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $41,800with a price of $110.0 by contract. There was 3163 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 1899 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• For TSM (NYSE:TSM), we notice a to put option Trade it happens to be bullishexpiring in 23 day(s) on February 18, 2022. This event was a transfer of 179 one-to-one contract(s) $120.00 to hit. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $52,800with a price of $295.0 by contract. There was 17344 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 1366 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• Regarding ORCL (NYSE:ORCL), we are seeing a to call option Trade with bearish feeling. It expires in 51 day(s) on March 18, 2022. Parts exchanged 300 one-to-one contract(s) $85.00 to hit. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $78.9,000with a price of $263.0 by contract. There was 2828 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 1235 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• Regarding ADBE (NASDAQ:ADBE), we observe a to call option Trade with neutral feeling. It expires in 114 day(s) on May 20, 2022. Parts exchanged 1000 one-to-one contract(s) $520.00 to hit. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $4.0 millionwith a price of $4050.0 by contract. There was 45 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 1002 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• Regarding AMD (NASDAQ:AMD), we observe a to put option to sweep up with bearish feeling. It expires in 723 day(s) on January 19, 2024. Parts exchanged 158 one-to-one contract(s) $65.00 to hit. This particular put had to be split into 9 different trades to be filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $96.3Kwith a price of $610.0 by contract. There was 2419 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 948 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• Regarding IBM (NYSE:IBM), we are seeing a to put option Trade with bearish feeling. It expires in 51 day(s) on March 18, 2022. Parts exchanged 900 one-to-one contract(s) $140.00 to hit. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $684,000with a price of $760.0 by contract. There was 395 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 945 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• Regarding SZ (NASDAQ:ZS), we observe a to put option to sweep up with bullish feeling. It expires in 23 day(s) on February 18, 2022. Parts exchanged 101 one-to-one contract(s) $200.00 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 $43,900with a price of $435.0 by contract. There was 395 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 878 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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