10 Information Technology 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
AAPL CALL SWEEP BULLISH 01/06/23 $126.00 $38.4K 1.3K 17.8K
NVDA PUT TRADE BEARISH 01/06/23 $140.00 $62.3K 9.6K 13.5K
AFRM CALL SWEEP BULLISH 02/17/23 $12.50 $55.1K 2.9K 3.0K
YOU PUT TRADE BULLISH 08/18/23 $22.50 $28.5K 8 2.2K
SQ CALL SWEEP BEARISH 01/13/23 $75.00 $53.7K 237 1.9K
CRM PUT TRADE NEUTRAL 06/16/23 $135.00 $49.8K 2.5K 1.1K
MSFT PUT SWEEP BEARISH 01/20/23 $235.00 $27.2K 14.5K 630
FSLR PUT SWEEP NEUTRAL 06/16/23 $120.00 $40.5K 2.1K 598
GLW PUT SWEEP BULLISH 02/17/23 $32.00 $65.0K 197 501
ENTG PUT SWEEP BULLISH 01/20/23 $60.00 $29.2K 828 250

Explanation

These itemized elaborations have been created using the accompanying table.

• Regarding AAPL AAPL, we observe a call option sweep with bullish sentiment. It expires in 3 day(s) on January 6, 2023. Parties traded 200 contract(s) at a $126.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 4 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $38.4K, with a price of $192.0 per contract. There were 1357 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 17868 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding NVDA NVDA, we observe a put option trade with bearish sentiment. It expires in 3 day(s) on January 6, 2023. Parties traded 215 contract(s) at a $140.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $62.3K, with a price of $290.0 per contract. There were 9652 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 13508 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For AFRM AFRM, we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bullish, expiring in 45 day(s) on February 17, 2023. This event was a transfer of 1000 contract(s) at a $12.50 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 43 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $55.1K, with a price of $55.0 per contract. There were 2902 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 3076 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For YOU YOU, we notice a put option trade that happens to be bullish, expiring in 227 day(s) on August 18, 2023. This event was a transfer of 102 contract(s) at a $22.50 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $28.5K, with a price of $280.0 per contract. There were 8 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 2209 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding SQ SQ, we observe a call option sweep with bearish sentiment. It expires in 10 day(s) on January 13, 2023. Parties traded 1691 contract(s) at a $75.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 19 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $53.7K, with a price of $31.0 per contract. There were 237 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1947 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding CRM CRM, we observe a put option trade with neutral sentiment. It expires in 164 day(s) on June 16, 2023. Parties traded 35 contract(s) at a $135.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $49.8K, with a price of $1425.0 per contract. There were 2500 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1174 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding MSFT MSFT, we observe a put option sweep with bearish sentiment. It expires in 17 day(s) on January 20, 2023. Parties traded 50 contract(s) at a $235.00 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 $27.2K, with a price of $544.0 per contract. There were 14583 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 630 contract(s) were bought and sold.

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• For FSLR FSLR, we notice a put option sweep that happens to be neutral, expiring in 164 day(s) on June 16, 2023. This event was a transfer of 50 contract(s) at a $120.00 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 $40.5K, with a price of $810.0 per contract. There were 2110 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 598 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For GLW GLW, we notice a put option sweep that happens to be bullish, expiring in 45 day(s) on February 17, 2023. This event was a transfer of 500 contract(s) at a $32.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 24 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $65.0K, with a price of $130.0 per contract. There were 197 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 501 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For ENTG ENTG, we notice a put option sweep that happens to be bullish, expiring in 17 day(s) on January 20, 2023. This event was a transfer of 250 contract(s) at a $60.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 20 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $29.2K, with a price of $115.0 per contract. There were 828 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 250 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.

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

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