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 often look for circumstances when the market estimation of an option diverges away from its normal worth. Abnormal amounts of trading activity could push option prices to hyperbolic or underperforming 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
NVDA CALL TRADE BEARISH 02/03/23 $200.00 $52.2K 8.6K 21.8K
AMD PUT SWEEP BULLISH 02/03/23 $79.00 $37.2K 1.0K 16.0K
INTC CALL SWEEP BULLISH 02/03/23 $28.50 $41.0K 6.2K 10.4K
MSFT PUT SWEEP BULLISH 03/17/23 $230.00 $65.0K 14.7K 1.2K
MARA CALL TRADE BULLISH 03/17/23 $7.50 $38.0K 13.7K 996
QCOM CALL SWEEP BEARISH 03/17/23 $135.00 $52.6K 12.8K 992
ON CALL SWEEP BEARISH 02/17/23 $77.00 $125.1K 11 601
COMM PUT TRADE BEARISH 08/18/23 $10.00 $135.9K 1 555
V CALL SWEEP BULLISH 09/15/23 $235.00 $184.7K 61 505
CRM PUT TRADE BEARISH 01/19/24 $115.00 $220.0K 2.1K 500

Explanation

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

• Regarding NVDA NVDA, we observe a call option trade with bearish sentiment. It expires in 2 day(s) on February 3, 2023. Parties traded 100 contract(s) at a $200.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $52.2K, with a price of $522.0 per contract. There were 8624 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 21866 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For AMD AMD, we notice a put option sweep that happens to be bullish, expiring in 2 day(s) on February 3, 2023. This event was a transfer of 433 contract(s) at a $79.00 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 $37.2K, with a price of $86.0 per contract. There were 1031 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 16074 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For INTC INTC, we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bullish, expiring in 2 day(s) on February 3, 2023. This event was a transfer of 1000 contract(s) at a $28.50 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 $41.0K, with a price of $41.0 per contract. There were 6259 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 10473 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For MSFT MSFT, we notice a put option sweep that happens to be bullish, expiring in 44 day(s) on March 17, 2023. This event was a transfer of 200 contract(s) at a $230.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 12 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $65.0K, with a price of $325.0 per contract. There were 14781 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1294 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For MARA MARA, we notice a call option trade that happens to be bullish, expiring in 44 day(s) on March 17, 2023. This event was a transfer of 352 contract(s) at a $7.50 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $38.0K, with a price of $108.0 per contract. There were 13701 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 996 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For QCOM QCOM, we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bearish, expiring in 44 day(s) on March 17, 2023. This event was a transfer of 78 contract(s) at a $135.00 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 $52.6K, with a price of $675.0 per contract. There were 12895 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 992 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding ON ON, we observe a call option sweep with bearish sentiment. It expires in 16 day(s) on February 17, 2023. Parties traded 509 contract(s) at a $77.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 34 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $125.1K, with a price of $244.0 per contract. There were 11 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 601 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For COMM COMM, we notice a put option trade that happens to be bearish, expiring in 198 day(s) on August 18, 2023. This event was a transfer of 555 contract(s) at a $10.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $135.9K, with a price of $245.0 per contract. There were 1 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 555 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding V V, we observe a call option sweep with bullish sentiment. It expires in 226 day(s) on September 15, 2023. Parties traded 113 contract(s) at a $235.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 8 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $184.7K, with a price of $1635.0 per contract. There were 61 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 505 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For CRM CRM, we notice a put option trade that happens to be bearish, expiring in 352 day(s) on January 19, 2024. This event was a transfer of 500 contract(s) at a $115.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $220.0K, with a price of $440.0 per contract. There were 2146 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 500 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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