10 Consumer Discretionary Stocks Whale Activity In Today's Session

10 Consumer Discretionary 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.

Below are some instances of options activity happening in the Consumer Discretionary sector:

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
TSLA CALL SWEEP BEARISH 12/16/22 $150.00 $31.3K 8.3K 42.1K
AMZN CALL SWEEP BULLISH 01/20/23 $95.00 $169.0K 37.0K 3.7K
KMX PUT SWEEP BULLISH 12/23/22 $60.00 $25.3K 57 2.1K
BABA PUT SWEEP BULLISH 01/20/23 $75.00 $201.9K 35.6K 1.6K
TAL PUT TRADE BULLISH 01/20/23 $7.50 $51.0K 2.8K 1.3K
SBUX PUT SWEEP BEARISH 01/20/23 $100.00 $40.0K 26.8K 1.1K
DLTR CALL SWEEP BULLISH 02/17/23 $175.00 $39.8K 1.0K 995
NWL CALL SWEEP BEARISH 01/20/23 $13.00 $34.5K 841 533
ASO CALL SWEEP BEARISH 12/30/22 $53.00 $31.6K 26 515
DG CALL TRADE BEARISH 05/19/23 $290.00 $180.0K 157 456

Explanation

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

• For TSLA TSLA, we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bearish, is expiring today. Parties traded 195 contract(s) at a $150.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 5 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $31.3K, with a price of $161.0 per contract. There were 8333 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 42115 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For AMZN AMZN, we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bullish, expiring in 35 day(s) on January 20, 2023. This event was a transfer of 1000 contract(s) at a $95.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 9 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $169.0K, with a price of $169.0 per contract. There were 37084 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 3786 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For KMX KMX, we notice a put option sweep that happens to be bullish, expiring in 7 day(s) on December 23, 2022. This event was a transfer of 94 contract(s) at a $60.00 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 $25.3K, with a price of $270.0 per contract. There were 57 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 2123 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For BABA BABA, we notice a put option sweep that happens to be bullish, expiring in 35 day(s) on January 20, 2023. This event was a transfer of 1462 contract(s) at a $75.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 52 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $201.9K, with a price of $138.0 per contract. There were 35683 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1608 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding TAL TAL, we observe a put option trade with bullish sentiment. It expires in 35 day(s) on January 20, 2023. Parties traded 500 contract(s) at a $7.50 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $51.0K, with a price of $102.0 per contract. There were 2894 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1371 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For SBUX SBUX, we notice a put option sweep that happens to be bearish, expiring in 35 day(s) on January 20, 2023. This event was a transfer of 100 contract(s) at a $100.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 13 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $40.0K, with a price of $400.0 per contract. There were 26838 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1180 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding DLTR DLTR, we observe a call option sweep with bullish sentiment. It expires in 63 day(s) on February 17, 2023. Parties traded 995 contract(s) at a $175.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 55 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $39.8K, with a price of $40.0 per contract. There were 1070 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 995 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For NWL NWL, we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bearish, expiring in 35 day(s) on January 20, 2023. This event was a transfer of 500 contract(s) at a $13.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 3 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $34.5K, with a price of $69.0 per contract. There were 841 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 533 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For ASO ASO, we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bearish, expiring in 14 day(s) on December 30, 2022. This event was a transfer of 210 contract(s) at a $53.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 3 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $31.6K, with a price of $151.0 per contract. There were 26 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 515 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For DG DG, we notice a call option trade that happens to be bearish, expiring in 154 day(s) on May 19, 2023. This event was a transfer of 450 contract(s) at a $290.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $180.0K, with a price of $400.0 per contract. There were 157 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 456 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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