10 Consumer Discretionary Stocks Whale Activity In Today's Session

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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
TSLA PUT SWEEP BEARISH 12/23/22 $140.00 $51.7K 16.3K 68.2K
GM CALL TRADE BEARISH 06/16/23 $35.00 $44.4K 1.6K 1.1K
NKE CALL SWEEP BULLISH 12/30/22 $105.00 $27.2K 549 1.0K
AMZN PUT SWEEP BULLISH 03/17/23 $90.00 $48.9K 14.8K 479
BKNG PUT TRADE NEUTRAL 01/20/23 $2300.00 $366.5K 217 394
BABA PUT SWEEP BEARISH 01/06/23 $90.00 $88.6K 309 302
RCL PUT TRADE BULLISH 02/17/23 $52.50 $57.0K 262 204
SBUX PUT SWEEP BEARISH 02/17/23 $100.00 $29.1K 1.6K 168
W PUT SWEEP BULLISH 12/30/22 $40.00 $36.8K 424 159
LULU PUT SWEEP BEARISH 12/30/22 $320.00 $129.8K 351 125

Explanation

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

• Regarding TSLA TSLA, we observe a put option sweep with bearish sentiment. It expires in 3 day(s) on December 23, 2022. Parties traded 150 contract(s) at a $140.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 21 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $51.7K, with a price of $344.0 per contract. There were 16382 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 68242 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding GM GM, we observe a call option trade with bearish sentiment. It expires in 178 day(s) on June 16, 2023. Parties traded 101 contract(s) at a $35.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $44.4K, with a price of $440.0 per contract. There were 1623 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1137 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding NKE NKE, we observe a call option sweep with bullish sentiment. It expires in 10 day(s) on December 30, 2022. Parties traded 85 contract(s) at a $105.00 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 $27.2K, with a price of $320.0 per contract. There were 549 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1036 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding AMZN AMZN, we observe a put option sweep with bullish sentiment. It expires in 87 day(s) on March 17, 2023. Parties traded 51 contract(s) at a $90.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 18 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $48.9K, with a price of $960.0 per contract. There were 14852 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 479 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For BKNG BKNG, we notice a put option trade that happens to be neutral, expiring in 31 day(s) on January 20, 2023. This event was a transfer of 10 contract(s) at a $2300.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $366.5K, with a price of $36655.0 per contract. There were 217 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 394 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For BABA BABA, we notice a put option sweep that happens to be bearish, expiring in 17 day(s) on January 6, 2023. This event was a transfer of 143 contract(s) at a $90.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 4 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $88.6K, with a price of $620.0 per contract. There were 309 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 302 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding RCL RCL, we observe a put option trade with bullish sentiment. It expires in 59 day(s) on February 17, 2023. Parties traded 100 contract(s) at a $52.50 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $57.0K, with a price of $570.0 per contract. There were 262 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 204 contract(s) were bought and sold.

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• For SBUX SBUX, we notice a put option sweep that happens to be bearish, expiring in 59 day(s) on February 17, 2023. This event was a transfer of 49 contract(s) at a $100.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 6 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $29.1K, with a price of $595.0 per contract. There were 1610 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 168 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For W W, we notice a put option sweep that happens to be bullish, expiring in 10 day(s) on December 30, 2022. This event was a transfer of 59 contract(s) at a $40.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 3 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $36.8K, with a price of $624.0 per contract. There were 424 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 159 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding LULU LULU, we observe a put option sweep with bearish sentiment. It expires in 10 day(s) on December 30, 2022. Parties traded 100 contract(s) at a $320.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 6 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $129.8K, with a price of $1288.0 per contract. There were 351 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 125 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.

This article was generated by Benzinga's automated content engine and reviewed by an editor.

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