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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 discover the next big trading opportunities. Traders will search for circumstances when the market estimation of an option diverges heavily from its normal worth. Unusual trading activity could push option prices to exaggerated or underestimated 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 12/11/20 $125.00 $27.7K 30.3K 83.1K
INTC CALL SWEEP BULLISH 12/18/20 $50.00 $26.1K 49.6K 7.4K
SNOW CALL SWEEP BULLISH 12/11/20 $400.00 $413.8K 1.3K 5.7K
AMD CALL SWEEP BEARISH 12/31/20 $95.00 $172.8K 5.8K 4.2K
RIOT CALL TRADE BULLISH 12/11/20 $10.00 $38.4K 3.4K 4.0K
SMAR CALL TRADE BULLISH 12/18/20 $70.00 $115.6K 4.0K 1.9K
FSLR CALL SWEEP BEARISH 01/20/23 $110.00 $615.3K 30 1.0K
MU CALL SWEEP BULLISH 12/18/20 $72.50 $57.5K 1.4K 1.0K
DOCU CALL SWEEP BEARISH 01/15/21 $300.00 $35.1K 2.0K 649
MSFT CALL TRADE BEARISH 01/15/21 $235.00 $30.2K 16.2K 579

Explanation

These itemized elaboration has been created 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 December 11, 2020. A trader bought 243 contract(s) at a $125.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 11 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $27.7K on this trade with a price of $113.0 per contract. There were 30395 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 83159 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For INTC (NASDAQ:INTC), we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bullish, expiring in 11 day(s) on December 18, 2020. A trader bought 267 contract(s) at a $50.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 21 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $26.1K on this trade with a price of $98.0 per contract. There were 49655 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 7440 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For SNOW (NYSE:SNOW), we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bullish, expiring in 4 day(s) on December 11, 2020. A trader bought 276 contract(s) at a $400.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 24 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $413.8K on this trade with a price of $1500.0 per contract. There were 1343 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 5780 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For AMD (NASDAQ:AMD), we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bearish, expiring in 24 day(s) on December 31, 2020. A trader bought 402 contract(s) at a $95.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 29 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $172.8K on this trade with a price of $430.0 per contract. There were 5855 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 4299 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding RIOT (NASDAQ:RIOT), we observe a call option trade with bullish sentiment. It expires in 4 day(s) on December 11, 2020. A trader bought 320 contract(s) at a $10.00 strike. The trader or institution spent $38.4K on this trade with a price of $120.0 per contract. There were 3494 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 4001 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding SMAR (NYSE:SMAR), we observe a call option trade with bullish sentiment. It expires in 11 day(s) on December 18, 2020. A trader bought 625 contract(s) at a $70.00 strike. The trader or institution spent $115.6K on this trade with a price of $185.0 per contract. There were 4077 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1916 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding FSLR (NASDAQ:FSLR), we observe a call option sweep with bearish sentiment. It expires in 774 day(s) on January 20, 2023. A trader bought 397 contract(s) at a $110.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 8 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $615.3K on this trade with a price of $1550.0 per contract. There were 30 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1060 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding MU (NASDAQ:MU), we observe a call option sweep with bullish sentiment. It expires in 11 day(s) on December 18, 2020. A trader bought 263 contract(s) at a $72.50 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 3 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $57.5K on this trade with a price of $219.0 per contract. There were 1444 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1017 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding DOCU (NASDAQ:DOCU), we observe a call option sweep with bearish sentiment. It expires in 39 day(s) on January 15, 2021. A trader bought 200 contract(s) at a $300.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 3 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $35.1K on this trade with a price of $176.0 per contract. There were 2010 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 649 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For MSFT (NASDAQ:MSFT), we notice a call option trade that happens to be bearish, expiring in 39 day(s) on January 15, 2021. A trader bought 200 contract(s) at a $235.00 strike. The trader or institution spent $30.2K on this trade with a price of $151.0 per contract. There were 16221 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 579 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.

 

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