10 Financials Stocks With Whale Alerts 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.

Below are some instances of options activity happening in the Financials sector:

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
BX PUT TRADE NEUTRAL 05/19/23 $83.00 $30.6K 70 21.8K
FRC PUT SWEEP BEARISH 04/28/23 $9.00 $30.0K 6.9K 14.8K
SLQT PUT SWEEP BEARISH 05/19/23 $2.50 $32.5K 15 9.8K
BAC PUT TRADE BEARISH 06/16/23 $26.00 $59.3K 30.7K 4.3K
HBAN PUT SWEEP BEARISH 05/19/23 $10.00 $52.7K 1.2K 3.3K
EHTH PUT SWEEP BEARISH 05/19/23 $10.00 $91.8K 499 2.2K
SCHW CALL SWEEP BEARISH 05/19/23 $55.00 $36.9K 20.2K 2.2K
AGNC PUT SWEEP BEARISH 05/19/23 $10.00 $33.5K 1.3K 1.9K
MET PUT SWEEP BULLISH 07/21/23 $55.00 $45.0K 53 1.8K
HOOD CALL TRADE BULLISH 05/19/23 $9.50 $34.2K 62 1.1K

Explanation

These itemized elaborations have been created using the accompanying table.

• For BX BX, we notice a put option trade that happens to be neutral, expiring in 24 day(s) on May 19, 2023. This event was a transfer of 142 contract(s) at a $83.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $30.6K, with a price of $216.0 per contract. There were 70 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 21866 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding FRC FRC, we observe a put option sweep with bearish sentiment. It expires in 3 day(s) on April 28, 2023. Parties traded 200 contract(s) at a $9.00 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 $30.0K, with a price of $150.0 per contract. There were 6903 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 14830 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For SLQT SLQT, we notice a put option sweep that happens to be bearish, expiring in 24 day(s) on May 19, 2023. This event was a transfer of 250 contract(s) at a $2.50 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 8 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $32.5K, with a price of $130.0 per contract. There were 15 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 9818 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding BAC BAC, we observe a put option trade with bearish sentiment. It expires in 52 day(s) on June 16, 2023. Parties traded 1483 contract(s) at a $26.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $59.3K, with a price of $40.0 per contract. There were 30727 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 4356 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding HBAN HBAN, we observe a put option sweep with bearish sentiment. It expires in 24 day(s) on May 19, 2023. Parties traded 2853 contract(s) at a $10.00 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 $52.7K, with a price of $19.0 per contract. There were 1262 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 3345 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding EHTH EHTH, we observe a put option sweep with bearish sentiment. It expires in 24 day(s) on May 19, 2023. Parties traded 255 contract(s) at a $10.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 19 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $91.8K, with a price of $360.0 per contract. There were 499 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 2234 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For SCHW SCHW, we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bearish, expiring in 24 day(s) on May 19, 2023. This event was a transfer of 544 contract(s) at a $55.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 18 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $36.9K, with a price of $68.0 per contract. There were 20220 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 2214 contract(s) were bought and sold.

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• For AGNC AGNC, we notice a put option sweep that happens to be bearish, expiring in 24 day(s) on May 19, 2023. This event was a transfer of 713 contract(s) at a $10.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 13 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $33.5K, with a price of $47.0 per contract. There were 1302 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1926 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For MET MET, we notice a put option sweep that happens to be bullish, expiring in 87 day(s) on July 21, 2023. This event was a transfer of 250 contract(s) at a $55.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 15 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $45.0K, with a price of $180.0 per contract. There were 53 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1879 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For HOOD HOOD, we notice a call option trade that happens to be bullish, expiring in 24 day(s) on May 19, 2023. This event was a transfer of 925 contract(s) at a $9.50 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $34.2K, with a price of $37.0 per contract. There were 62 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1190 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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