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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.

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 12/11/20 $125.00 $63.4K 55.1K 67.7K
AMD CALL SWEEP BULLISH 12/18/20 $100.00 $35.2K 37.5K 21.7K
MSFT CALL SWEEP BULLISH 12/11/20 $217.50 $29.2K 8.1K 9.0K
SSYS CALL SWEEP BEARISH 01/21/22 $35.00 $45.0K 9.7K 4.8K
TSM CALL TRADE BEARISH 12/18/20 $115.00 $72.0K 29.7K 3.6K
PSTG CALL SWEEP BEARISH 05/21/21 $22.50 $51.3K 531 2.7K
CSCO CALL SWEEP BULLISH 01/15/21 $40.00 $93.2K 19.7K 2.6K
CRWD CALL TRADE BEARISH 12/18/20 $170.00 $845.3K 5.4K 1.6K
ORCL PUT SWEEP BEARISH 12/11/20 $58.00 $28.8K 421 1.2K
ZS CALL TRADE BEARISH 12/18/20 $180.00 $936.2K 418 1.1K

Explanation

These itemized elaboration has been created using the accompanying table.

• Regarding AAPL (NASDAQ:AAPL), we observe a call option sweep with bullish sentiment. It expires in 3 day(s) on December 11, 2020. A trader bought 634 contract(s) at a $125.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 10 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $63.4K on this trade with a price of $100.0 per contract. There were 55131 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 67760 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For AMD (NASDAQ:AMD), we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bullish, expiring in 10 day(s) on December 18, 2020. A trader bought 400 contract(s) at a $100.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 37 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $35.2K on this trade with a price of $89.0 per contract. There were 37596 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 21733 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding MSFT (NASDAQ:MSFT), we observe a call option sweep with bullish sentiment. It expires in 3 day(s) on December 11, 2020. A trader bought 200 contract(s) at a $217.50 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 17 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $29.2K on this trade with a price of $146.0 per contract. There were 8172 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 9093 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For SSYS (NASDAQ:SSYS), we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bearish, expiring in 409 day(s) on January 21, 2022. A trader bought 500 contract(s) at a $35.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 4 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $45.0K on this trade with a price of $90.0 per contract. There were 9774 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 4853 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For TSM (NYSE:TSM), we notice a call option trade that happens to be bearish, expiring in 10 day(s) on December 18, 2020. A trader bought 1500 contract(s) at a $115.00 strike. The trader or institution spent $72.0K on this trade with a price of $48.0 per contract. There were 29736 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 3650 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding PSTG (NYSE:PSTG), we observe a call option sweep with bearish sentiment. It expires in 164 day(s) on May 21, 2021. A trader bought 228 contract(s) at a $22.50 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 7 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $51.3K on this trade with a price of $225.0 per contract. There were 531 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 2773 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For CSCO (NASDAQ:CSCO), we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bullish, expiring in 38 day(s) on January 15, 2021. A trader bought 205 contract(s) at a $40.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 11 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $93.2K on this trade with a price of $455.0 per contract. There were 19792 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 2643 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding CRWD (NASDAQ:CRWD), we observe a call option trade with bearish sentiment. It expires in 10 day(s) on December 18, 2020. A trader bought 837 contract(s) at a $170.00 strike. The trader or institution spent $845.3K on this trade with a price of $1010.0 per contract. There were 5410 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1623 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For ORCL (NYSE:ORCL), we notice a put option sweep that happens to be bearish, expiring in 3 day(s) on December 11, 2020. A trader bought 299 contract(s) at a $58.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 21 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $28.8K on this trade with a price of $97.0 per contract. There were 421 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1245 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding ZS (NASDAQ:ZS), we observe a call option trade with bearish sentiment. It expires in 10 day(s) on December 18, 2020. A trader bought 996 contract(s) at a $180.00 strike. The trader or institution spent $936.2K on this trade with a price of $940.0 per contract. There were 418 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1160 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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