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10 Information Technology Stocks With Unusual Options Alerts 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
NOK CALL SWEEP BEARISH 01/21/22 $10.00 $65.0K 279.8K 78.5K
AAPL CALL SWEEP BULLISH 01/29/21 $150.00 $85.2K 82.6K 43.5K
AMD CALL TRADE BEARISH 01/29/21 $90.00 $48.6K 23.3K 32.0K
MSFT CALL TRADE BEARISH 01/29/21 $245.00 $126.6K 16.9K 17.2K
INTC CALL SWEEP BEARISH 02/19/21 $55.00 $31.6K 27.9K 2.1K
FISV CALL SWEEP BEARISH 03/19/21 $110.00 $164.8K 1.3K 1.2K
ERIC CALL TRADE BULLISH 05/21/21 $14.00 $199.5K 385 1.2K
MU PUT SWEEP BULLISH 01/21/22 $77.50 $1.3 million 932 1.2K
APPN PUT SWEEP NEUTRAL 02/19/21 $200.00 $210.0K 201 401
NTAP CALL SWEEP BULLISH 02/19/21 $75.00 $38.6K 1.2K 300

Explanation

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

• For NOK (NYSE:NOK), we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bearish, expiring in 359 day(s) on January 21, 2022. A trader bought 250 contract(s) at a $10.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 7 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $65.0K on this trade with a price of $260.0 per contract. There were 279820 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 78526 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding AAPL (NASDAQ:AAPL), we observe a call option sweep with bullish sentiment. It expires in 2 day(s) on January 29, 2021. A trader bought 324 contract(s) at a $150.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 12 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $85.2K on this trade with a price of $263.0 per contract. There were 82685 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 43544 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For AMD (NASDAQ:AMD), we notice a call option trade that happens to be bearish, expiring in 2 day(s) on January 29, 2021. A trader bought 200 contract(s) at a $90.00 strike. The trader or institution spent $48.6K on this trade with a price of $243.0 per contract. There were 23332 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 32059 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding MSFT (NASDAQ:MSFT), we observe a call option trade with bearish sentiment. It expires in 2 day(s) on January 29, 2021. A trader bought 1919 contract(s) at a $245.00 strike. The trader or institution spent $126.6K on this trade with a price of $66.0 per contract. There were 16994 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 17236 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding INTC (NASDAQ:INTC), we observe a call option sweep with bearish sentiment. It expires in 23 day(s) on February 19, 2021. A trader bought 200 contract(s) at a $55.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 13 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $31.6K on this trade with a price of $158.0 per contract. There were 27944 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 2166 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For FISV (NASDAQ:FISV), we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bearish, expiring in 51 day(s) on March 19, 2021. A trader bought 402 contract(s) at a $110.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 5 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $164.8K on this trade with a price of $410.0 per contract. There were 1336 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1266 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For ERIC (NASDAQ:ERIC), we notice a call option trade that happens to be bullish, expiring in 114 day(s) on May 21, 2021. A trader bought 928 contract(s) at a $14.00 strike. The trader or institution spent $199.5K on this trade with a price of $215.0 per contract. There were 385 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1246 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding MU (NASDAQ:MU), we observe a put option sweep with bullish sentiment. It expires in 359 day(s) on January 21, 2022. A trader bought 919 contract(s) at a $77.50 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 3 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $1.3 million on this trade with a price of $1457.0 per contract. There were 932 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1204 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For APPN (NASDAQ:APPN), we notice a put option sweep that happens to be neutral, expiring in 23 day(s) on February 19, 2021. A trader bought 200 contract(s) at a $200.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 16 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $210.0K on this trade with a price of $1050.0 per contract. There were 201 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 401 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For NTAP (NASDAQ:NTAP), we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bullish, expiring in 23 day(s) on February 19, 2021. A trader bought 272 contract(s) at a $75.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 4 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $38.6K on this trade with a price of $142.0 per contract. There were 1223 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 300 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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