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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 BEARISH 12/18/20 $124.00 $28.2K 14.4K 11.1K
MSFT PUT TRADE BULLISH 01/15/21 $215.00 $552.0K 41.6K 10.2K
INTC PUT SWEEP BEARISH 01/15/21 $47.00 $51.0K 54.2K 3.9K
QCOM PUT SWEEP BULLISH 12/11/20 $147.00 $93.7K 175 2.3K
NOK CALL SWEEP BULLISH 02/19/21 $4.00 $25.3K 9.6K 1.7K
CRWD CALL SWEEP BEARISH 01/15/21 $190.00 $105.0K 3.0K 1.6K
AMD CALL TRADE BEARISH 02/19/21 $110.00 $159.2K 4.3K 1.5K
TWLO CALL TRADE BEARISH 01/15/21 $400.00 $273.6K 1.0K 1.3K
CSCO CALL SWEEP BULLISH 04/16/21 $45.00 $100.0K 4.6K 1.0K
NET CALL SWEEP BULLISH 01/15/21 $70.00 $575.0K 5.5K 1.0K

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 bearish, expiring in 7 day(s) on December 18, 2020. A trader bought 300 contract(s) at a $124.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 9 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $28.2K on this trade with a price of $94.0 per contract. There were 14409 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 11150 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For MSFT (NASDAQ:MSFT), we notice a put option trade that happens to be bullish, expiring in 35 day(s) on January 15, 2021. A trader bought 600 contract(s) at a $215.00 strike. The trader or institution spent $552.0K on this trade with a price of $920.0 per contract. There were 41660 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 10294 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For INTC (NASDAQ:INTC), we notice a put option sweep that happens to be bearish, expiring in 35 day(s) on January 15, 2021. A trader bought 500 contract(s) at a $47.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 3 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $51.0K on this trade with a price of $102.0 per contract. There were 54225 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 3919 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For QCOM (NASDAQ:QCOM), we notice a put option sweep that happens to be bullish, is expiring today. A trader bought 250 contract(s) at a $147.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 4 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $93.7K on this trade with a price of $375.0 per contract. There were 175 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 2392 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For NOK (NYSE:NOK), we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bullish, expiring in 70 day(s) on February 19, 2021. A trader bought 682 contract(s) at a $4.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 17 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $25.3K on this trade with a price of $37.0 per contract. There were 9659 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1758 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For CRWD (NASDAQ:CRWD), we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bearish, expiring in 35 day(s) on January 15, 2021. A trader bought 200 contract(s) at a $190.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 30 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $105.0K on this trade with a price of $525.0 per contract. There were 3010 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1614 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding AMD (NASDAQ:AMD), we observe a call option trade with bearish sentiment. It expires in 70 day(s) on February 19, 2021. A trader bought 490 contract(s) at a $110.00 strike. The trader or institution spent $159.2K on this trade with a price of $325.0 per contract. There were 4311 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1585 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For TWLO (NYSE:TWLO), we notice a call option trade that happens to be bearish, expiring in 35 day(s) on January 15, 2021. A trader bought 480 contract(s) at a $400.00 strike. The trader or institution spent $273.6K on this trade with a price of $570.0 per contract. There were 1005 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1345 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding CSCO (NASDAQ:CSCO), we observe a call option sweep with bullish sentiment. It expires in 126 day(s) on April 16, 2021. A trader bought 500 contract(s) at a $45.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 7 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $100.0K on this trade with a price of $200.0 per contract. There were 4642 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1054 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For NET (NYSE:NET), we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bullish, expiring in 35 day(s) on January 15, 2021. A trader bought 500 contract(s) at a $70.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 13 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $575.0K on this trade with a price of $1150.0 per contract. There were 5550 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1042 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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