10 Information Technology 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 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.

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

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
NVDA CALL SWEEP BULLISH 08/18/23 $430.00 $33.3K 16.1K 44.5K
MSFT CALL TRADE BULLISH 08/18/23 $322.50 $26.4K 3.2K 10.8K
AAPL CALL SWEEP BULLISH 11/17/23 $205.00 $52.5K 29.2K 4.7K
MU PUT SWEEP BEARISH 08/18/23 $68.00 $33.3K 596 3.1K
AMD CALL TRADE NEUTRAL 09/15/23 $110.00 $37.8K 15.7K 2.6K
DOCU CALL SWEEP BULLISH 08/25/23 $52.00 $70.5K 738 1.6K
MNDY CALL SWEEP BULLISH 08/18/23 $175.00 $47.7K 250 1.2K
FTNT CALL TRADE BULLISH 09/22/23 $64.00 $82.3K 6 895
PLTR PUT SWEEP BEARISH 12/15/23 $17.00 $82.5K 2.5K 638
IONQ PUT SWEEP BULLISH 08/18/23 $15.00 $80.0K 2.7K 615

Explanation

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

• Regarding NVDA NVDA, we observe a call option sweep with bullish sentiment. It expires in 4 day(s) on August 18, 2023. Parties traded 28 contract(s) at a $430.00 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 $33.3K, with a price of $1190.0 per contract. There were 16101 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 44523 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding MSFT MSFT, we observe a call option trade with bullish sentiment. It expires in 4 day(s) on August 18, 2023. Parties traded 79 contract(s) at a $322.50 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $26.4K, with a price of $335.0 per contract. There were 3219 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 10867 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For AAPL AAPL, we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bullish, expiring in 95 day(s) on November 17, 2023. This event was a transfer of 468 contract(s) at a $205.00 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 $52.5K, with a price of $110.0 per contract. There were 29242 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 4743 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For MU MU, we notice a put option sweep that happens to be bearish, expiring in 4 day(s) on August 18, 2023. This event was a transfer of 300 contract(s) at a $68.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 17 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $33.3K, with a price of $111.0 per contract. There were 596 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 3124 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For AMD AMD, we notice a call option trade that happens to be neutral, expiring in 32 day(s) on September 15, 2023. This event was a transfer of 60 contract(s) at a $110.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $37.8K, with a price of $630.0 per contract. There were 15791 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 2664 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding DOCU DOCU, we observe a call option sweep with bullish sentiment. It expires in 11 day(s) on August 25, 2023. Parties traded 1567 contract(s) at a $52.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 41 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $70.5K, with a price of $45.0 per contract. There were 738 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1691 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding MNDY MNDY, we observe a call option sweep with bullish sentiment. It expires in 4 day(s) on August 18, 2023. Parties traded 240 contract(s) at a $175.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 10 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $47.7K, with a price of $191.0 per contract. There were 250 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1242 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For FTNT FTNT, we notice a call option trade that happens to be bullish, expiring in 39 day(s) on September 22, 2023. This event was a transfer of 895 contract(s) at a $64.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $82.3K, with a price of $92.0 per contract. There were 6 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 895 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding PLTR PLTR, we observe a put option sweep with bearish sentiment. It expires in 123 day(s) on December 15, 2023. Parties traded 277 contract(s) at a $17.00 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 $82.5K, with a price of $298.0 per contract. There were 2519 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 638 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding IONQ IONQ, we observe a put option sweep with bullish sentiment. It expires in 4 day(s) on August 18, 2023. Parties traded 1000 contract(s) at a $15.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 11 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $80.0K, with a price of $80.0 per contract. There were 2741 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 615 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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