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 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
SCHW CALL SWEEP BEARISH 04/21/23 $52.00 $32.8K 4.9K 11.9K
BAC CALL SWEEP BULLISH 04/21/23 $30.50 $42.0K 24.4K 10.0K
COIN CALL TRADE BEARISH 04/21/23 $70.00 $33.0K 7.4K 9.5K
LNC CALL TRADE BEARISH 01/17/25 $12.50 $133.1K 162 1.3K
JPM CALL SWEEP BULLISH 09/15/23 $140.00 $60.9K 5.1K 538
ALLY PUT SWEEP BEARISH 05/19/23 $25.00 $42.0K 1.1K 465
BK PUT TRADE BULLISH 01/19/24 $35.00 $63.6K 2.4K 399
AXP PUT SWEEP BEARISH 01/19/24 $145.00 $61.1K 3.4K 379
FUTU CALL SWEEP BULLISH 06/16/23 $55.00 $81.5K 4.8K 304
AIG PUT SWEEP BULLISH 01/19/24 $50.00 $25.9K 3.5K 283

Explanation

These itemized elaborations have been created using the accompanying table.

• For SCHW SCHW, we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bearish, expiring in 4 day(s) on April 21, 2023. This event was a transfer of 310 contract(s) at a $52.00 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 $32.8K, with a price of $106.0 per contract. There were 4944 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 11919 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For BAC BAC, we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bullish, expiring in 4 day(s) on April 21, 2023. This event was a transfer of 704 contract(s) at a $30.50 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 13 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $42.0K, with a price of $59.0 per contract. There were 24426 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 10079 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For COIN COIN, we notice a call option trade that happens to be bearish, expiring in 4 day(s) on April 21, 2023. This event was a transfer of 200 contract(s) at a $70.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $33.0K, with a price of $165.0 per contract. There were 7470 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 9543 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For LNC LNC, we notice a call option trade that happens to be bearish, expiring in 641 day(s) on January 17, 2025. This event was a transfer of 128 contract(s) at a $12.50 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $133.1K, with a price of $1040.0 per contract. There were 162 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1344 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding JPM JPM, we observe a call option sweep with bullish sentiment. It expires in 151 day(s) on September 15, 2023. Parties traded 70 contract(s) at a $140.00 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 $60.9K, with a price of $870.0 per contract. There were 5158 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 538 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For ALLY ALLY, we notice a put option sweep that happens to be bearish, expiring in 32 day(s) on May 19, 2023. This event was a transfer of 400 contract(s) at a $25.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 28 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $42.0K, with a price of $105.0 per contract. There were 1115 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 465 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding BK BK, we observe a put option trade with bullish sentiment. It expires in 277 day(s) on January 19, 2024. Parties traded 398 contract(s) at a $35.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $63.6K, with a price of $160.0 per contract. There were 2484 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 399 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For AXP AXP, we notice a put option sweep that happens to be bearish, expiring in 277 day(s) on January 19, 2024. This event was a transfer of 75 contract(s) at a $145.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 28 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $61.1K, with a price of $815.0 per contract. There were 3482 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 379 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For FUTU FUTU, we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bullish, expiring in 60 day(s) on June 16, 2023. This event was a transfer of 302 contract(s) at a $55.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 35 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $81.5K, with a price of $270.0 per contract. There were 4824 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 304 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For AIG AIG, we notice a put option sweep that happens to be bullish, expiring in 277 day(s) on January 19, 2024. This event was a transfer of 59 contract(s) at a $50.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 7 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $25.9K, with a price of $440.0 per contract. There were 3555 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 283 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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