10 Information Technology Stocks Whale Activity 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 often look for circumstances when the market estimation of an option diverges away from its normal worth. Abnormal amounts of trading activity could push option prices to hyperbolic or underperforming levels.

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

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
NVDA PUT SWEEP NEUTRAL 04/19/24 $850.00 $30.6K 18.4K 34.8K
AMD CALL SWEEP BEARISH 04/19/24 $160.00 $35.0K 4.7K 25.6K
DOMO PUT SWEEP BULLISH 08/16/24 $7.00 $70.3K 2.1K 4.6K
SMCI PUT TRADE BEARISH 04/19/24 $960.00 $85.6K 632 2.3K
TSM PUT TRADE BEARISH 12/20/24 $120.00 $988.5K 536 1.5K
WOLF PUT TRADE BULLISH 09/20/24 $25.00 $392.0K 1.7K 1.0K
AKAM PUT TRADE BEARISH 11/15/24 $95.00 $30.3K 110 930
WDC PUT SWEEP NEUTRAL 04/19/24 $71.00 $27.6K 636 834
MSTR PUT TRADE BEARISH 04/19/24 $1150.00 $37.5K 383 498
PD CALL SWEEP BULLISH 05/17/24 $22.50 $31.4K 1.9K 440

Explanation

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

• Regarding NVDA NVDA, we observe a put option sweep with neutral sentiment. It expires in 2 day(s) on April 19, 2024. Parties traded 25 contract(s) at a $850.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 5 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $30.6K, with a price of $1225.0 per contract. There were 18446 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 34863 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For AMD AMD, we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bearish, expiring in 2 day(s) on April 19, 2024. This event was a transfer of 256 contract(s) at a $160.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 23 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $35.0K, with a price of $137.0 per contract. There were 4784 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 25620 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding DOMO DOMO, we observe a put option sweep with bullish sentiment. It expires in 121 day(s) on August 16, 2024. Parties traded 1759 contract(s) at a $7.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 88 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $70.3K, with a price of $40.0 per contract. There were 2191 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 4646 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding SMCI SMCI, we observe a put option trade with bearish sentiment. It expires in 2 day(s) on April 19, 2024. Parties traded 30 contract(s) at a $960.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $85.6K, with a price of $2856.0 per contract. There were 632 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 2391 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding TSM TSM, we observe a put option trade with bearish sentiment. It expires in 247 day(s) on December 20, 2024. Parties traded 1500 contract(s) at a $120.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $988.5K, with a price of $659.0 per contract. There were 536 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1513 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For WOLF WOLF, we notice a put option trade that happens to be bullish, expiring in 156 day(s) on September 20, 2024. This event was a transfer of 800 contract(s) at a $25.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $392.0K, with a price of $490.0 per contract. There were 1794 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1035 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For AKAM AKAM, we notice a put option trade that happens to be bearish, expiring in 212 day(s) on November 15, 2024. This event was a transfer of 46 contract(s) at a $95.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $30.3K, with a price of $660.0 per contract. There were 110 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 930 contract(s) were bought and sold.

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• Regarding WDC WDC, we observe a put option sweep with neutral sentiment. It expires in 2 day(s) on April 19, 2024. Parties traded 200 contract(s) at a $71.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 9 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $27.6K, with a price of $138.0 per contract. There were 636 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 834 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding MSTR MSTR, we observe a put option trade with bearish sentiment. It expires in 2 day(s) on April 19, 2024. Parties traded 10 contract(s) at a $1150.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $37.5K, with a price of $3750.0 per contract. There were 383 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 498 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For PD PD, we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bullish, expiring in 30 day(s) on May 17, 2024. This event was a transfer of 331 contract(s) at a $22.50 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 25 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $31.4K, with a price of $95.0 per contract. There were 1984 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 440 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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