10 Health Care Stocks Whale Activity In Today's Session

10 Health Care Stocks Whale Activity In Today's Session

This whale alert can help traders discover the next big trading opportunities.

Whales are entities with large sums of money and we track their transactions here at Benzinga on our options activity scanner.

Traders will search for circumstances when the market estimation of an option diverges heavily from its normal worth. High amounts of trading activity could push option prices to exaggerated or underestimated levels.

Here's the list of options activity happening in today's session:

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
ABBV CALL TRADE BEARISH 01/20/23 $175.00 $92.0K 2.9K 8.5K
NVAX PUT TRADE BEARISH 01/20/23 $75.00 $29.6 million 3.7K 5.0K
NOTV PUT SWEEP BEARISH 01/20/23 $7.50 $137.5K 30 1.0K
TDOC CALL SWEEP BULLISH 04/21/23 $40.00 $40.8K 598 300
AXSM CALL SWEEP BEARISH 03/17/23 $50.00 $49.5K 284 250
EXAS PUT TRADE BEARISH 03/17/23 $25.00 $26.0K 501 200
HZNP CALL TRADE BEARISH 01/20/23 $90.00 $32.4K 999 136
GOSS PUT TRADE BEARISH 01/20/23 $7.50 $30.0K 31 100
MRNA CALL SWEEP BEARISH 01/20/23 $170.00 $74.7K 2.0K 54
CI CALL SWEEP NEUTRAL 04/21/23 $400.00 $30.1K 35 48

Explanation

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

• For ABBV ABBV, we notice a call option trade that happens to be bearish, expiring in 51 day(s) on January 20, 2023. This event was a transfer of 2000 contract(s) at a $175.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $92.0K, with a price of $46.0 per contract. There were 2990 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 8515 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding NVAX NVAX, we observe a put option trade with bearish sentiment. It expires in 51 day(s) on January 20, 2023. Parties traded 5002 contract(s) at a $75.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $29.6 million, with a price of $5931.0 per contract. There were 3704 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 5002 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding NOTV NOTV, we observe a put option sweep with bearish sentiment. It expires in 51 day(s) on January 20, 2023. Parties traded 550 contract(s) at a $7.50 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 5 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $137.5K, with a price of $250.0 per contract. There were 30 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1050 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For TDOC TDOC, we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bullish, expiring in 142 day(s) on April 21, 2023. This event was a transfer of 300 contract(s) at a $40.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 18 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $40.8K, with a price of $136.0 per contract. There were 598 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 300 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding AXSM AXSM, we observe a call option sweep with bearish sentiment. It expires in 107 day(s) on March 17, 2023. Parties traded 21 contract(s) at a $50.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 7 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $49.5K, with a price of $2360.0 per contract. There were 284 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 250 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For EXAS EXAS, we notice a put option trade that happens to be bearish, expiring in 107 day(s) on March 17, 2023. This event was a transfer of 200 contract(s) at a $25.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $26.0K, with a price of $130.0 per contract. There were 501 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 200 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding HZNP HZNP, we observe a call option trade with bearish sentiment. It expires in 51 day(s) on January 20, 2023. Parties traded 20 contract(s) at a $90.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $32.4K, with a price of $1620.0 per contract. There were 999 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 136 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For GOSS GOSS, we notice a put option trade that happens to be bearish, expiring in 51 day(s) on January 20, 2023. This event was a transfer of 100 contract(s) at a $7.50 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $30.0K, with a price of $300.0 per contract. There were 31 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 100 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For MRNA MRNA, we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bearish, expiring in 51 day(s) on January 20, 2023. This event was a transfer of 47 contract(s) at a $170.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 6 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $74.7K, with a price of $1590.0 per contract. There were 2040 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 54 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding CI CI, we observe a call option sweep with neutral sentiment. It expires in 142 day(s) on April 21, 2023. Parties traded 134 contract(s) at a $400.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 18 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $30.1K, with a price of $225.0 per contract. There were 35 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 48 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.

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