10 Information Technology Stocks Whale Activity in Today’s Session – Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ:AMD)

This whale signal can help traders find the next big trading opportunities.

Whales are big money entities and we track their transactions here at Benzinga on our options activity scanner.

Traders will look for circumstances where the market valuation of an option deviates greatly from its normal value. High volume of trading activity can push option prices to overvalued or undervalued levels.

Below are some examples of options activity occurring in the information technology sector:

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade type moods Exp. Date Strike Price Total trade price Open interest Sound volume
AAPL CALL TRADE WHIP 30.09.22 $152.50 32.2 thousand dollars 19.1K 41.5K
MSFT CALL SWEEP WHIP 21.10.22 $260.00 73.5 thousand dollars 7.5K 2.8K
NVDA I PUT SWEEP WHIP 18.11.22 $130.00 $150.0K 10.4K 2.0K
PYPL CALL SWEEP WHIP 18.11.22 $95.00 178.4 thousand dollars 23.4K 659
TWLO CALL SWEEP NEUTRAL 20.01.23 $150.00 $28.0K 1.8K 500
AMD I PUT TRADE BEARS 17.03.23 $65.00 32.7 thousand dollars 9.2K 494
MERLEY I PUT TRADE WHIP 19.01.24 $75.00 67.1 thousand dollars 1.3K 350
QCOM I PUT SWEEP WHIP 21.10.22 $116.00 $44.3K 283 281
TXN CALL TRADE BEARS 21.10.22 $175.00 $35.6K 2.2K 246
SNOW CALL TRADE WHIP 30.09.22 $165.00 $51.0K 158 228

Explanation

These detailed developments were created using the accompanying table.

• About AAPL AAPLwe observe a call option trade with bulls moods. Expires in 3 days September 30, 2022. The sides trade 150 contract(s) at a $152.50 strike. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were 32.2 thousand dollarswith a price of 215.0 dollars of contract. There was 19163 open contracts in this strike before today and today 41530 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• About MSFT MSFTwe observe a call option swept away with bulls moods. Expires after 24 days on October 21, 2022. The sides trade 500 contract(s) at a $260.00 strike. This particular call had to be split into 36 different trades to execute. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were 73.5 thousand dollarswith a price of $147.0 of contract. There was 7510 open contracts in this strike before today and today 2831 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• About NVDA NVDAwe observe a I put option swept away with bulls moods. Expires after 52 days on November 18, 2022. The sides trade 100 contract(s) at a $130.00 strike. This particular put had to be split into 3 different trades to be executed. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were $150.0Kwith a price of $1500.0 of contract. There was 10463 open contracts in this strike before today and today 2037 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For PYPL PYPLwe notice a call option swept away it happens to be bullsexpiring after 52 days of November 18, 2022. This event was a transfer of 430 contract(s) at a $95.00 strike. This particular call had to be split into 23 different trades to execute. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were 178.4 thousand dollarswith a price of $415.0 of contract. There was 23438 open contracts in this strike before today and today 659 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For TWLO TWLOwe notice a call option swept away it happens to be neutralexpiring after 115 days of January 20, 2023. This event was a transfer of 500 contract(s) at a $150.00 strike. This particular call had to be split into 5 different trades to execute. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were $28.0Kwith a price of $56.0 of contract. There was 1843 open contracts in this strike before today and today 500 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• About AMD AMDwe observe a I put option trade with bears moods. Expires after 171 days on March 17, 2023. The sides trade 37 contract(s) at a $65.00 strike. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were 32.7 thousand dollarswith a price of $885.0 of contract. There was 9263 open contracts in this strike before today and today 494 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• About MERLEY MERLEYwe observe a I put option trade with bulls moods. Expires in 479 days on January 19, 2024. The sides trade 20 contract(s) at a $75.00 strike. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were 67.1 thousand dollarswith a price of $3355.0 of contract. There was 1384 open contracts in this strike before today and today 350 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For QCOM QCOMwe notice a I put option swept away it happens to be bullsexpiring after 24 days of October 21, 2022. This event was a transfer of 102 contract(s) at a $116.00 strike. This particular put had to be split into 4 different trades to be executed. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were $44.3Kwith a price of $435.0 of contract. There was 283 open contracts in this strike before today and today 281 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For TXN TXNwe notice a call option trade it happens to be bearsexpiring after 24 days of October 21, 2022. This event was a transfer of 283 contract(s) at a $175.00 strike. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were $35.6Kwith a price of $126.0 of contract. There was 2263 open contracts in this strike before today and today 246 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For SNOW SNOWwe notice a call option trade it happens to be bullsexpiring in 3 days on September 30, 2022. This event was a transfer of 75 contract(s) at a $165.00 strike. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were $51.0Kwith a price of 680.0 dollars of contract. There was 158 open contracts in this strike before today and today 228 contract(s) were bought and sold.

Option Warning Terminology
Call contracts: Right to purchase shares as specified in the contract.
Place contracts: Right to sell shares as specified in the contract.
Expiry date: When the contract expires. One must act on the contract by that date if one wishes to use it.
Premium/Option Price: The price of the contract.

For more information visit our A guide to understanding option warnings or read more about the activity with unusual options.

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