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 SWEEP BEARISH 04/28/23 $270.00 $28.6K 9.9K 48.2K
AAPL CALL SWEEP BEARISH 04/28/23 $165.00 $58.6K 44.4K 41.6K
ENPH CALL SWEEP BEARISH 04/28/23 $170.00 $41.8K 2.8K 4.6K
CSCO PUT SWEEP BEARISH 05/12/23 $46.50 $106.8K 196 1.2K
DDOG CALL SWEEP NEUTRAL 04/28/23 $69.00 $26.3K 1.5K 665
STM CALL SWEEP BEARISH 06/21/24 $50.00 $299.3K 3 611
MSFT CALL TRADE BULLISH 05/12/23 $285.00 $35.9K 1.6K 339
RIOT PUT TRADE BEARISH 04/19/24 $5.00 $38.9K 489 280
AVGO CALL TRADE BEARISH 01/19/24 $640.00 $53.5K 914 233
ZM CALL SWEEP BULLISH 06/16/23 $65.00 $54.2K 576 220

Explanation

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

• Regarding NVDA NVDA, we observe a call option sweep with bearish sentiment. It expires in 1 day(s) on April 28, 2023. Parties traded 106 contract(s) at a $270.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 3 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $28.6K, with a price of $270.0 per contract. There were 9972 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 48264 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding AAPL AAPL, we observe a call option sweep with bearish sentiment. It expires in 1 day(s) on April 28, 2023. Parties traded 229 contract(s) at a $165.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 31 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $58.6K, with a price of $256.0 per contract. There were 44437 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 41686 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For ENPH ENPH, we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bearish, expiring in 1 day(s) on April 28, 2023. This event was a transfer of 310 contract(s) at a $170.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 53 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $41.8K, with a price of $132.0 per contract. There were 2806 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 4605 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For CSCO CSCO, we notice a put option sweep that happens to be bearish, expiring in 15 day(s) on May 12, 2023. This event was a transfer of 1200 contract(s) at a $46.50 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 5 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $106.8K, with a price of $89.0 per contract. There were 196 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1204 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding DDOG DDOG, we observe a call option sweep with neutral sentiment. It expires in 1 day(s) on April 28, 2023. Parties traded 114 contract(s) at a $69.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 5 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $26.3K, with a price of $231.0 per contract. There were 1599 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 665 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For STM STM, we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bearish, expiring in 421 day(s) on June 21, 2024. This event was a transfer of 611 contract(s) at a $50.00 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 $299.3K, with a price of $490.0 per contract. There were 3 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 611 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For MSFT MSFT, we notice a call option trade that happens to be bullish, expiring in 15 day(s) on May 12, 2023. This event was a transfer of 18 contract(s) at a $285.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $35.9K, with a price of $1995.0 per contract. There were 1683 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 339 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding RIOT RIOT, we observe a put option trade with bearish sentiment. It expires in 358 day(s) on April 19, 2024. Parties traded 280 contract(s) at a $5.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $38.9K, with a price of $139.0 per contract. There were 489 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 280 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding AVGO AVGO, we observe a call option trade with bearish sentiment. It expires in 267 day(s) on January 19, 2024. Parties traded 10 contract(s) at a $640.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $53.5K, with a price of $5350.0 per contract. There were 914 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 233 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For ZM ZM, we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bullish, expiring in 50 day(s) on June 16, 2023. This event was a transfer of 141 contract(s) at a $65.00 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 $54.2K, with a price of $385.0 per contract. There were 576 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 220 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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