10 Financials Stocks With Whale Alerts In Today's Session

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This whale alert can help traders discover 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 search for circumstances when the market estimation of an option diverges heavily from its normal worth. High amounts of trading activity could push option prices to exaggerated or underestimated levels.

Below are some instances of options activity happening in the Financials sector:

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
SOFI PUT SWEEP BEARISH 03/15/24 $7.50 $51.0K 12.4K 10.3K
C CALL TRADE BULLISH 03/15/24 $55.00 $38.2K 60.0K 9.1K
COIN CALL TRADE BULLISH 03/15/24 $300.00 $53.0K 6.0K 7.5K
BAC PUT SWEEP BEARISH 03/15/24 $36.00 $67.5K 1.8K 1.2K
JPM PUT SWEEP BULLISH 03/22/24 $180.00 $25.7K 976 1.0K
ARCC CALL TRADE BULLISH 01/17/25 $3.00 $351.4K 0 400
WFC CALL SWEEP BULLISH 12/20/24 $57.50 $103.7K 650 335
MS PUT SWEEP BEARISH 05/17/24 $85.00 $44.2K 1.5K 317
NU CALL SWEEP BULLISH 01/17/25 $10.00 $28.4K 9.8K 208
ROOT PUT SWEEP BULLISH 04/19/24 $40.00 $27.0K 180 126

Explanation

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

• For SOFI SOFI, we notice a put option sweep that happens to be bearish, expiring in 4 day(s) on March 15, 2024. This event was a transfer of 3900 contract(s) at a $7.50 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 67 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $51.0K, with a price of $13.0 per contract. There were 12424 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 10302 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For C C, we notice a call option trade that happens to be bullish, expiring in 4 day(s) on March 15, 2024. This event was a transfer of 150 contract(s) at a $55.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $38.2K, with a price of $255.0 per contract. There were 60088 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 9183 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding COIN COIN, we observe a call option trade with bullish sentiment. It expires in 4 day(s) on March 15, 2024. Parties traded 100 contract(s) at a $300.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $53.0K, with a price of $530.0 per contract. There were 6016 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 7505 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding BAC BAC, we observe a put option sweep with bearish sentiment. It expires in 4 day(s) on March 15, 2024. Parties traded 1250 contract(s) at a $36.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 18 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $67.5K, with a price of $54.0 per contract. There were 1823 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1278 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For JPM JPM, we notice a put option sweep that happens to be bullish, expiring in 11 day(s) on March 22, 2024. This event was a transfer of 572 contract(s) at a $180.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 27 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $25.7K, with a price of $45.0 per contract. There were 976 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1050 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For ARCC ARCC, we notice a call option trade that happens to be bullish, expiring in 312 day(s) on January 17, 2025. This event was a transfer of 200 contract(s) at a $3.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $351.4K, with a price of $1757.0 per contract. There were 0 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 400 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For WFC WFC, we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bullish, expiring in 284 day(s) on December 20, 2024. This event was a transfer of 182 contract(s) at a $57.50 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 11 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $103.7K, with a price of $570.0 per contract. There were 650 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 335 contract(s) were bought and sold.

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• Regarding MS MS, we observe a put option sweep with bearish sentiment. It expires in 67 day(s) on May 17, 2024. Parties traded 150 contract(s) at a $85.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 11 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $44.2K, with a price of $295.0 per contract. There were 1513 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 317 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For NU NU, we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bullish, expiring in 312 day(s) on January 17, 2025. This event was a transfer of 100 contract(s) at a $10.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 8 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $28.4K, with a price of $284.0 per contract. There were 9866 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 208 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For ROOT ROOT, we notice a put option sweep that happens to be bullish, expiring in 39 day(s) on April 19, 2024. This event was a transfer of 52 contract(s) at a $40.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 10 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $27.0K, with a price of $520.0 per contract. There were 180 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 126 contract(s) were bought and sold.

Options Alert Terminology
- Call Contracts: The right to buy shares as indicated in the contract.
- Put Contracts: The right to sell shares as indicated in the contract.
- Expiration Date: When the contract expires. One must act on the contract by this date if one wants to use it.
- Premium/Option Price: The price of the contract.

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

This article was generated by Benzinga's automated content engine and reviewed by an editor.

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