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10 Information Technologies Store Whale Activity In Today’s Session

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. Dated Strike price Total trade price open interest Volume
AAPL TO CALL TO SWEEP UP BULLISH 01/28/22 $162.50 $29.7K 12.1K 24.2K
NVDA TO PUT TRADE BEARISH 01/28/22 $220.00 $36.2,000 4.7K 12.6K
SQ TO PUT TO SWEEP UP BULLISH 02/04/22 $100.00 $36,600 706 11.2K
MSFT TO PUT TO SWEEP UP BULLISH 01/28/22 $295.00 $26.8,000 7.2K 7.3K
AMD TO PUT TO SWEEP UP BULLISH 02/18/22 $100.00 $38,000 18.3K 5.4K
XLNX TO CALL TRADE BEARISH 02/18/22 $180.00 $27,700 4.4K 797
MTTR TO PUT TRADE BEARISH 03/18/22 $10.00 $82,100 1.1K 716
MGI TO CALL TRADE BEARISH 03/18/22 $8.00 $48,000 0 300
PSTG TO CALL TO SWEEP UP BEARISH 01/20/23 $25.00 $36.5,000 8.3K 266
TER TO PUT TO SWEEP UP BEARISH 04/14/22 $100.00 $42,000 248 264

Explanation

These detailed elaborations were created using the attached table.

• Regarding AAPL AAPLwe observe a to call option to sweep up with bullish feeling. It expires in 1 day(s) on January 28, 2022. Parts exchanged 107 one-to-one contract(s) $162.50 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 $29.7Kwith a price of $278.0 by contract. There was 12101 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 24238 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• Regarding NVDA NVDAwe observe a to put option Trade with bearish feeling. It expires in 1 day(s) on January 28, 2022. Parts exchanged 80 one-to-one contract(s) $220.00 to hit. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $36.2,000with a price of $453.0 by contract. There was 4744 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 12633 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• For SQ SQwe notice a to put option to sweep up it happens to be bullishexpiring in 8 day(s) on February 4, 2022. This event was a transfer of 120 one-to-one contract(s) $100.00 to hit. This particular put had to be split into 4 different trades to be filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $36,600with a price of $305.0 by contract. There was 706 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 11289 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• For MSFT MSFTwe notice a to put option to sweep up it happens to be bullishexpiring in 1 day(s) on January 28, 2022. This event was a transfer of 203 one-to-one contract(s) $295.00 to hit. This particular position had to be divided into 18 different trades to be filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $26.8,000with a price of $132.0 by contract. There was 7251 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 7377 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• Regarding AMD AMDwe observe a to put option to sweep up with bullish feeling. It expires in 22 day(s) on February 18, 2022. Parts exchanged 65 one-to-one contract(s) $100.00 to hit. This particular put had to be split into 4 different trades to be filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $38,000with a price of $585.0 by contract. There was 18330 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 5464 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• For XLNX XLNXwe notice a to call option Trade it happens to be bearishexpiring in 22 day(s) on February 18, 2022. This event was a transfer of 25 one-to-one contract(s) $180.00 to hit. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $27,700with a price of $1110.0 by contract. There was 4457 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 797 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• For MTTR MTTRwe notice a to put option Trade it happens to be bearishexpiring in 50 day(s) on March 18, 2022. This event was a transfer of 316 one-to-one contract(s) $10.00 to hit. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $82,100with a price of $260.0 by contract. There was 1179 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 716 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• Regarding MGI MGIwe observe a to call option Trade with bearish feeling. It expires in 50 day(s) on March 18, 2022. Parts exchanged 300 one-to-one contract(s) $8.00 to hit. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $48,000with a price of $160.0 by contract. There was 0 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 300 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• Regarding PSTG PSTGwe observe a to call option to sweep up with bearish feeling. It expires in 358 day(s) on January 20, 2023. Parts exchanged 63 one-to-one contract(s) $25.00 to hit. This particular call had to be split into 6 different trades to be filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $36.5,000with a price of $580.0 by contract. There was 8308 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 266 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• For TER TERwe notice a to put option to sweep up it happens to be bearishexpiring in 77 day(s) on April 14, 2022. This event was a transfer of 60 one-to-one contract(s) $100.00 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 $42,000with a price of $700.0 by contract. There was 248 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 264 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.

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