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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.

Here's the list of some unusual options activity happening in today's session:

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
AAPL CALL SWEEP BULLISH 11/27/20 $117.00 $29.0K 7.7K 39.2K
MSFT CALL SWEEP BULLISH 11/27/20 $212.50 $42.9K 5.3K 19.2K
MARA CALL SWEEP BULLISH 12/18/20 $4.00 $33.8K 20.0K 18.6K
AMD CALL TRADE BEARISH 11/27/20 $87.00 $47.3K 3.2K 17.2K
QCOM CALL TRADE BEARISH 12/18/20 $160.00 $213.9K 3.9K 5.4K
SQ PUT SWEEP BEARISH 01/15/21 $165.00 $134.5K 3.6K 3.2K
FSLR CALL SWEEP BEARISH 11/27/20 $87.00 $31.4K 337 2.9K
V CALL TRADE BEARISH 12/18/20 $230.00 $62.9K 2.3K 2.6K
PLAN PUT TRADE BULLISH 12/18/20 $60.00 $675.0K 340 1.7K
CSCO PUT SWEEP BULLISH 12/18/20 $39.00 $42.0K 6.3K 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 4 day(s) on November 27, 2020. A trader bought 446 contract(s) at a $117.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 9 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $29.0K on this trade with a price of $65.0 per contract. There were 7714 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 39242 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For MSFT (NASDAQ:MSFT), we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bullish, expiring in 4 day(s) on November 27, 2020. A trader bought 482 contract(s) at a $212.50 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 3 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $42.9K on this trade with a price of $89.0 per contract. There were 5310 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 19221 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For MARA (NASDAQ:MARA), we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bullish, expiring in 25 day(s) on December 18, 2020. A trader bought 242 contract(s) at a $4.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 8 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $33.8K on this trade with a price of $140.0 per contract. There were 20037 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 18696 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For AMD (NASDAQ:AMD), we notice a call option trade that happens to be bearish, expiring in 4 day(s) on November 27, 2020. A trader bought 509 contract(s) at a $87.00 strike. The trader or institution spent $47.3K on this trade with a price of $93.0 per contract. There were 3269 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 17210 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For QCOM (NASDAQ:QCOM), we notice a call option trade that happens to be bearish, expiring in 25 day(s) on December 18, 2020. A trader bought 3688 contract(s) at a $160.00 strike. The trader or institution spent $213.9K on this trade with a price of $58.0 per contract. There were 3920 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 5418 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For SQ (NYSE:SQ), we notice a put option sweep that happens to be bearish, expiring in 53 day(s) on January 15, 2021. A trader bought 441 contract(s) at a $165.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 27 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $134.5K on this trade with a price of $305.0 per contract. There were 3696 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 3204 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For FSLR (NASDAQ:FSLR), we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bearish, expiring in 4 day(s) on November 27, 2020. A trader bought 203 contract(s) at a $87.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 8 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $31.4K on this trade with a price of $154.0 per contract. There were 337 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 2911 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding V (NYSE:V), we observe a call option trade with bearish sentiment. It expires in 25 day(s) on December 18, 2020. A trader bought 2172 contract(s) at a $230.00 strike. The trader or institution spent $62.9K on this trade with a price of $29.0 per contract. There were 2362 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 2691 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For PLAN (NYSE:PLAN), we notice a put option trade that happens to be bullish, expiring in 25 day(s) on December 18, 2020. A trader bought 1500 contract(s) at a $60.00 strike. The trader or institution spent $675.0K on this trade with a price of $450.0 per contract. There were 340 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1725 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For CSCO (NASDAQ:CSCO), we notice a put option sweep that happens to be bullish, expiring in 25 day(s) on December 18, 2020. A trader bought 1200 contract(s) at a $39.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 33 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $42.0K on this trade with a price of $35.0 per contract. There were 6388 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1325 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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