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10 Consumer Discretionary 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
TSLA CALL SWEEP BEARISH 01/22/21 $850.00 $282.4K 7.1K 22.0K
BABA CALL SWEEP BULLISH 01/22/21 $270.00 $68.0K 4.0K 17.9K
NIO CALL SWEEP BEARISH 01/22/21 $57.00 $33.3K 5.1K 15.9K
GM CALL SWEEP BEARISH 01/29/21 $60.00 $32.0K 10.3K 5.9K
XPEV CALL SWEEP BEARISH 01/22/21 $53.00 $36.0K 3.8K 4.9K
F CALL SWEEP BEARISH 01/21/22 $12.00 $28.4K 104.4K 3.8K
PTON CALL TRADE BEARISH 04/16/21 $165.00 $379.9K 337 2.0K
LVS CALL SWEEP BEARISH 01/22/21 $54.00 $35.3K 2.0K 1.9K
SFIX CALL SWEEP BULLISH 01/29/21 $90.00 $73.3K 1.4K 1.7K
NCLH CALL SWEEP BULLISH 02/19/21 $25.00 $94.0K 11.3K 1.2K

Explanation

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

• Regarding TSLA (NASDAQ:TSLA), we observe a call option sweep with bearish sentiment. It expires in 2 day(s) on January 22, 2021. A trader bought 200 contract(s) at a $850.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 5 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $282.4K on this trade with a price of $1412.0 per contract. There were 7105 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 22041 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For BABA (NYSE:BABA), we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bullish, expiring in 2 day(s) on January 22, 2021. A trader bought 250 contract(s) at a $270.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 17 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $68.0K on this trade with a price of $272.0 per contract. There were 4060 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 17975 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding NIO (NYSE:NIO), we observe a call option sweep with bearish sentiment. It expires in 2 day(s) on January 22, 2021. A trader bought 200 contract(s) at a $57.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 24 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $33.3K on this trade with a price of $166.0 per contract. There were 5187 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 15917 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For GM (NYSE:GM), we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bearish, expiring in 9 day(s) on January 29, 2021. A trader bought 458 contract(s) at a $60.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 38 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $32.0K on this trade with a price of $70.0 per contract. There were 10372 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 5977 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding XPEV (NYSE:XPEV), we observe a call option sweep with bearish sentiment. It expires in 2 day(s) on January 22, 2021. A trader bought 200 contract(s) at a $53.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 21 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $36.0K on this trade with a price of $180.0 per contract. There were 3843 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 4900 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding F (NYSE:F), we observe a call option sweep with bearish sentiment. It expires in 366 day(s) on January 21, 2022. A trader bought 200 contract(s) at a $12.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 27 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $28.4K on this trade with a price of $142.0 per contract. There were 104419 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 3887 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For PTON (NASDAQ:PTON), we notice a call option trade that happens to be bearish, expiring in 86 day(s) on April 16, 2021. A trader bought 235 contract(s) at a $165.00 strike. The trader or institution spent $379.9K on this trade with a price of $1617.0 per contract. There were 337 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 2008 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For LVS (NYSE:LVS), we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bearish, expiring in 2 day(s) on January 22, 2021. A trader bought 312 contract(s) at a $54.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 38 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $35.3K on this trade with a price of $111.0 per contract. There were 2059 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1920 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding SFIX (NASDAQ:SFIX), we observe a call option sweep with bullish sentiment. It expires in 9 day(s) on January 29, 2021. A trader bought 417 contract(s) at a $90.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 27 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $73.3K on this trade with a price of $175.0 per contract. There were 1479 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1759 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For NCLH (NYSE:NCLH), we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bullish, expiring in 30 day(s) on February 19, 2021. A trader bought 450 contract(s) at a $25.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 6 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $94.0K on this trade with a price of $208.0 per contract. There were 11395 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1246 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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