10 Information Technology Stocks With Whale Alerts in Today’s Session – Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), NetApp (NASDAQ:NTAP), Twilio (NYSE:TWLO), Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), Snowflake (NYSE:SNOW), DigitalOcean Holdings ( NYSE:DOCN), Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ:AMD), Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), Texas Instruments (NASDAQ:TXN), Taiwan Semiconductor (NYSE:TSM)

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.

Here is the list of options activities happening in today’s session:

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade type moods Exp. Date Strike Price Total trade price Open interest Sound volume
AAPL I PUT SWEEP BEARS 28.10.22 $140.00 $125.0K 25.9K 21.2K
AMD I PUT SWEEP WHIP 28.10.22 $57.00 49.2 thousand dollars 3.9K 13.9K
ORCL I PUT SWEEP WHIP 28.10.22 $72.00 $48.0K 145 1.9K
Doc I PUT TRADE BEARS 18.11.22 $45.00 $392.0K 2.1K 800
MSFT I PUT SWEEP BEARS 18.11.22 $220.00 32.2 thousand dollars 8.8K 561
TWLO CALL TRADE WHIP 16.06.23 $100.00 29.4 thousand dollars 90 522
NTAP CALL TRADE BEARS 11/11/22 $70.00 33.7 thousand dollars 0 450
SNOW CALL TRADE BEARS 28.10.22 $170.00 $36.6K 1.2K 350
TSM CALL SWEEP WHIP 17.03.23 $70.00 60.1 thousand dollars 1.3K 204
TXN CALL SWEEP BEARS 18.11.22 $155.00 42.7 thousand dollars 832 113

Explanation

These bullet-by-bullet explanations are compiled using the accompanying table.

• For AAPL AAPLwe notice a I put option swept away it happens to be bearsexpiring in 4 days on October 28, 2022. This event was a transfer of 1000 contract(s) at a $140.00 strike. This particular put had to be split into 8 different trades to be executed. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were $125.0Kwith a price of $125.0 of contract. There was 25907 open contracts in this strike before today and today 21262 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For AMD AMDwe notice a I put option swept away it happens to be bullsexpiring in 4 days on October 28, 2022. This event was a transfer of 400 contract(s) at a $57.00 strike. This particular put had to be split into 13 different trades to be executed. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were 49.2 thousand dollarswith a price of $123.0 of contract. There was 3997 open contracts in this strike before today and today 13995 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• About ORCL ORCLwe observe a I put option swept away with bulls moods. Expires in 4 days October 28, 2022. The sides trade 500 contract(s) at a $72.00 strike. This particular put had to be split into 10 different trades to be executed. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were $48.0Kwith a price of $96.0 of contract. There was 145 open contracts in this strike before today and today 1943 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For Doc Docwe notice a I put option trade it happens to be bearsexpiring after 25 days of November 18, 2022. This event was a transfer of 400 contract(s) at a $45.00 strike. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were $392.0Kwith a price of $980.0 of contract. There was 2155 open contracts in this strike before today and today 800 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For MSFT MSFTwe notice a I put option swept away it happens to be bearsexpiring after 25 days of November 18, 2022. This event was a transfer of 108 contract(s) at a $220.00 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 32.2 thousand dollarswith a price of 298.0 dollars of contract. There was 8806 open contracts in this strike before today and today 561 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For TWLO TWLOwe notice a call option trade it happens to be bullsexpiring after 235 days of June 16, 2023. This event was a transfer of 32 contract(s) at a $100.00 strike. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were 29.4 thousand dollarswith a price of 920.0 dollars of contract. There was 90 open contracts in this strike before today and today 522 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For NTAP NTAPwe notice a call option trade it happens to be bearsexpiring after 18 days of November 11, 2022. This event was a transfer of 450 contract(s) at a $70.00 strike. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were 33.7 thousand dollarswith a price of $75.0 of contract. There was 0 open contracts in this strike before today and today 450 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• About SNOW SNOWwe observe a call option trade with bears moods. Expires in 4 days October 28, 2022. The sides trade 50 contract(s) at a $170.00 strike. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were $36.6Kwith a price of $733.0 of contract. There was 1274 open contracts in this strike before today and today 350 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For TSM TSMwe notice a call option swept away it happens to be bullsexpiring after 144 days of March 17, 2023. This event was a transfer of 185 contract(s) at a $70.00 strike. This particular call had to be split into 13 different trades to execute. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were 60.1 thousand dollarswith a price of 325.0 dollars of contract. There was 1377 open contracts in this strike before today and today 204 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For TXN TXNwe notice a call option swept away it happens to be bearsexpiring after 25 days of November 18, 2022. This event was a transfer of 45 contract(s) at a $155.00 strike. This particular call had to be split into 4 different trades to execute. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were 42.7 thousand dollarswith a price of 950.0 dollars of contract. There was 832 open contracts in this strike before today and today 113 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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