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10 Information Technology Stocks Showing Unusual Options Activity In Today's Session

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This unusual options alert can help traders track potentially big trading opportunities. Traders often look for circumstances when the market estimation of an option diverges away from its normal worth. Unusual trading activity could push option prices to hyperbolic or underperforming levels.

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

 

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
AAPL CALL SWEEP BULLISH 11/13/20 $120.00 $37.2K 52.0K 82.2K
CSCO CALL SWEEP BULLISH 11/13/20 $40.00 $172.5K 8.0K 6.4K
MSFT CALL TRADE BULLISH 11/13/20 $217.50 $27.0K 4.4K 5.4K
FSLR PUT TRADE BEARISH 12/18/20 $77.50 $325.0K 363 2.1K
MU PUT SWEEP BEARISH 11/20/20 $56.00 $25.6K 290 1.9K
INTC PUT SWEEP BEARISH 01/21/22 $37.50 $207.1K 8.1K 1.6K
FSLY PUT SWEEP BULLISH 06/18/21 $75.00 $1.9 million 268 1.5K
AMD PUT TRADE BULLISH 01/15/21 $72.50 $242.0K 5.6K 1.5K
INSG PUT SWEEP BULLISH 12/18/20 $10.00 $33.7K 8.6K 1.5K
APPS CALL SWEEP BEARISH 11/20/20 $40.00 $31.0K 5.5K 1.3K

Explanation

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

• For AAPL (NASDAQ:AAPL), we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bullish, expiring in 1 day(s) on November 13, 2020. A trader bought 400 contract(s) at a $120.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 9 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $37.2K on this trade with a price of $93.0 per contract. There were 52091 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 82254 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For CSCO (NASDAQ:CSCO), we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bullish, expiring in 1 day(s) on November 13, 2020. A trader bought 2149 contract(s) at a $40.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 50 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $172.5K on this trade with a price of $80.0 per contract. There were 8092 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 6418 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding MSFT (NASDAQ:MSFT), we observe a call option trade with bullish sentiment. It expires in 1 day(s) on November 13, 2020. A trader bought 200 contract(s) at a $217.50 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 1 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $27.0K on this trade with a price of $135.0 per contract. There were 4467 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 5479 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding FSLR (NASDAQ:FSLR), we observe a put option trade with bearish sentiment. It expires in 36 day(s) on December 18, 2020. A trader bought 1000 contract(s) at a $77.50 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 1 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $325.0K on this trade with a price of $325.0 per contract. There were 363 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 2194 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For MU (NASDAQ:MU), we notice a put option sweep that happens to be bearish, expiring in 8 day(s) on November 20, 2020. A trader bought 237 contract(s) at a $56.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 4 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $25.6K on this trade with a price of $108.0 per contract. There were 290 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1912 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For INTC (NASDAQ:INTC), we notice a put option sweep that happens to be bearish, expiring in 435 day(s) on January 21, 2022. A trader bought 678 contract(s) at a $37.50 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 18 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $207.1K on this trade with a price of $310.0 per contract. There were 8175 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1673 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding FSLY (NYSE:FSLY), we observe a put option sweep with bullish sentiment. It expires in 218 day(s) on June 18, 2021. A trader bought 1199 contract(s) at a $75.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 42 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $1.9 million on this trade with a price of $1640.0 per contract. There were 268 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1581 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding AMD (NASDAQ:AMD), we observe a put option trade with bullish sentiment. It expires in 64 day(s) on January 15, 2021. A trader bought 1000 contract(s) at a $72.50 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 1 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $242.0K on this trade with a price of $242.0 per contract. There were 5607 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1513 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding INSG (NASDAQ:INSG), we observe a put option sweep with bullish sentiment. It expires in 36 day(s) on December 18, 2020. A trader bought 250 contract(s) at a $10.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 9 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $33.7K on this trade with a price of $135.0 per contract. There were 8676 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1507 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For APPS (NASDAQ:APPS), we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bearish, expiring in 8 day(s) on November 20, 2020. A trader bought 400 contract(s) at a $40.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 40 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $31.0K on this trade with a price of $70.0 per contract. There were 5561 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1341 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 about unusual options activity.

 

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