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10 Information Technology Stocks With Whale Alerts 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 often look for circumstances where an option’s market estimate deviates from its normal value. Abnormal volumes of trading activity could push option prices to hyperbolic or underperforming 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 PUT TO SWEEP UP BULLISH 01/28/22 $167.50 $33,000 10.3K 50.1K
NVDA TO PUT TRADE BULLISH 01/28/22 $220.00 $27.8,000 4.5K 15.9K
MSFT TO CALL TRADE BEARISH 01/28/22 $302.50 $59,100 6.0K 12.0K
APPLICATION TO PUT TRADE BEARISH 03/18/22 $80.00 $1.7 million 12.5K 8.8K
CSCO TO CALL TO SWEEP UP BULLISH 01/20/23 $65.00 $64.5,000 16.6K 3.8K
AMAT TO PUT TO SWEEP UP BEARISH 03/18/22 $130.00 $136,500 5.1K 1.3K
V TO CALL TRADE BULLISH 03/18/22 $220.00 $28,600 6.5K 845
STM TO PUT TRADE BULLISH 01/19/24 $55.00 $33.2,000 450 520
AFRM TO CALL TO SWEEP UP BULLISH 04/02/22 $50.00 $91,500 439 452
TSM TO PUT TRADE BEARISH 04/14/22 $110.00 $171,000 6.1K 337

Explanation

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

• For AAPL AAPL, we notice a to put option to sweep up it happens to be bullish, expires today. Parts exchanged 473 one-to-one contract(s) $167.50 to hit. This particular sale needed to be split into 13 different trades to be fulfilled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $33,000, with a price of $69.0 by contract. There was 10345 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 50173 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• For NVDA NVDA, we notice a to put option Trade it happens to be bullish, expires today. Parts exchanged 200 one-to-one contract(s) $220.00 to hit. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $27.8,000, with a price of $139.0 by contract. There was 4535 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 15922 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• For MSFT MSFT, we notice a to call option Trade it happens to be bearish, expires today. Parts exchanged 348 one-to-one contract(s) $302.50 to hit. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $59,100, with a price of $170.0 by contract. There was 6026 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 12043 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• Regarding APPLICATION APPLICATION, we observe a to put option Trade with bearish feeling. It expires in 49 day(s) on March 18, 2022. Parts exchanged 800 one-to-one contract(s) $80.00 to hit. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $1.7 million, with a price of $2140.0 by contract. There was 12502 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 8875 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• For CSCO CSCO, we notice a to call option to sweep up it happens to be bullish, expiring in 357 day(s) on January 20, 2023. This event was a transfer of 276 one-to-one contract(s) $65.00 to hit. 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 $64.5,000, with a price of $234.0 by contract. There was 16677 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 3894 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• Regarding AMAT AMAT, we observe a to put option to sweep up with bearish feeling. It expires in 49 day(s) on March 18, 2022. Parts exchanged 143 one-to-one contract(s) $130.00 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 $136,500, with a price of $955.0 by contract. There was 5174 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 1390 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• Regarding V V, we observe a to call option Trade with bullish feeling. It expires in 49 day(s) on March 18, 2022. Parts exchanged 25 one-to-one contract(s) $220.00 to hit. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $28,600, with a price of $1145.0 by contract. There was 6592 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 845 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• Regarding STM STM, we observe a to put option Trade with bullish feeling. It expires in 721 day(s) on January 19, 2024. Parts exchanged 22 one-to-one contract(s) $55.00 to hit. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $33.2,000, with a price of $1510.0 by contract. There was 450 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 520 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• For AFRM AFRM, we notice a to call option to sweep up it happens to be bullish, expiring in 7 day(s) on February 4, 2022. This event was a transfer of 100 one-to-one contract(s) $50.00 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 $91,500, with a price of $916.0 by contract. There was 439 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 452 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• For TSM TSM, we notice a to put option Trade it happens to be bearish, expiring in 76 day(s) on April 14, 2022. This event was a transfer of 300 one-to-one contract(s) $110.00 to hit. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $171,000, with a price of $570.0 by contract. There was 6101 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 337 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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