10 Financials 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
COIN PUT SWEEP BEARISH 03/10/23 $55.00 $49.0K 15.1K 10.4K
FRC PUT TRADE BULLISH 03/17/23 $70.00 $28.0K 14 7.9K
MET PUT TRADE BULLISH 01/19/24 $67.50 $416.0K 4.1K 4.8K
BX PUT SWEEP BEARISH 03/31/23 $70.00 $27.3K 252 4.3K
SOFI PUT SWEEP BEARISH 07/21/23 $4.00 $95.2K 1.4K 3.5K
SI PUT SWEEP BULLISH 03/10/23 $5.00 $61.2K 13.1K 3.0K
SBNY PUT TRADE BEARISH 03/17/23 $70.00 $64.8K 895 2.5K
CMA PUT SWEEP BEARISH 04/21/23 $60.00 $35.7K 224 1.7K
C CALL TRADE BULLISH 03/17/23 $47.50 $33.9K 19.4K 1.6K
BAC PUT TRADE BEARISH 06/16/23 $27.00 $170.0K 2.4K 872

Explanation

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

• For COIN COIN, we notice a put option sweep that happens to be bearish, is expiring today. Parties traded 450 contract(s) at a $55.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 33 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $49.0K, with a price of $109.0 per contract. There were 15124 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 10449 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For FRC FRC, we notice a put option trade that happens to be bullish, expiring in 7 day(s) on March 17, 2023. This event was a transfer of 28 contract(s) at a $70.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $28.0K, with a price of $1000.0 per contract. There were 14 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 7906 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding MET MET, we observe a put option trade with bullish sentiment. It expires in 315 day(s) on January 19, 2024. Parties traded 500 contract(s) at a $67.50 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $416.0K, with a price of $832.0 per contract. There were 4175 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 4800 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For BX BX, we notice a put option sweep that happens to be bearish, expiring in 21 day(s) on March 31, 2023. This event was a transfer of 256 contract(s) at a $70.00 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 $27.3K, with a price of $107.0 per contract. There were 252 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 4325 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For SOFI SOFI, we notice a put option sweep that happens to be bearish, expiring in 133 day(s) on July 21, 2023. This event was a transfer of 3528 contract(s) at a $4.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 30 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $95.2K, with a price of $27.0 per contract. There were 1465 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 3559 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For SI SI, we notice a put option sweep that happens to be bullish, is expiring today. Parties traded 250 contract(s) at a $5.00 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 $61.2K, with a price of $245.0 per contract. There were 13169 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 3045 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding SBNY SBNY, we observe a put option trade with bearish sentiment. It expires in 7 day(s) on March 17, 2023. Parties traded 50 contract(s) at a $70.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $64.8K, with a price of $1297.0 per contract. There were 895 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 2599 contract(s) were bought and sold.

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• Regarding CMA CMA, we observe a put option sweep with bearish sentiment. It expires in 42 day(s) on April 21, 2023. Parties traded 65 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 $35.7K, with a price of $550.0 per contract. There were 224 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1731 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding C C, we observe a call option trade with bullish sentiment. It expires in 7 day(s) on March 17, 2023. Parties traded 177 contract(s) at a $47.50 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $33.9K, with a price of $192.0 per contract. There were 19410 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1695 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding BAC BAC, we observe a put option trade with bearish sentiment. It expires in 98 day(s) on June 16, 2023. Parties traded 2000 contract(s) at a $27.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $170.0K, with a price of $85.0 per contract. There were 2414 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 872 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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