10 IT stocks with whale warnings in today’s session

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
MSFT CALL SWEEP BEARS 07/15/22 $255.00 40.1 thousand dollars 14.8K 18.2K
NVDA CALL SWEEP WHIP 07/15/22 $152.50 $28.3K 2.8K 12.4K
AMD CALL TRADE BEARS 07/15/22 $77.00 28.9 thousand dollars 3.0K 10.6K
AAPL CALL SWEEP BEARS 29.07.22 $157.50 28.9 thousand dollars 1.2K 8.1K
U I PUT TRADE WHIP 19.08.22 $35.00 50.1 thousand dollars 7.7K 7.1K
INTC CALL TRADE NEUTRAL 29.07.22 $40.00 $165.0K 8.1K 5.3K
ADSK I PUT TRADE WHIP 07/15/22 $165.00 131.7 thousand dollars 101 5.1K
TSM CALL SWEEP BEARS 07/15/22 $79.00 27.5 thousand dollars 3.1K 3.8K
QCOM CALL TRADE WHIP 19.08.22 $135.00 54.4 thousand dollars 4.7K 1.4K
MU I PUT SWEEP BEARS 19.01.24 $55.00 44.4 thousand dollars 7.7K 1.2K

Explanation

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

• For MSFT MSFTwe notice a call option swept away it happens to be bearsexpiring in 2 days on July 15, 2022. This event was a transfer of 235 contract(s) at a $255.00 strike. This particular call had to be split into 17 different trades to execute. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were 40.1 thousand dollarswith a price of $170.0 of contract. There was 14830 open contracts in this strike before today and today 18244 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For NVDA NVDAwe notice a call option swept away it happens to be bullsexpiring in 2 days on July 15, 2022. This event was a transfer of 90 contract(s) at a $152.50 strike. This particular call had to be split into 3 different trades to execute. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were $28.3Kwith a price of 315.0 dollars of contract. There was 2812 open contracts in this strike before today and today 12438 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For AMD AMDwe notice a call option trade it happens to be bearsexpiring in 2 days on July 15, 2022. This event was a transfer of 120 contract(s) at a $77.00 strike. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were 28.9 thousand dollarswith a price of 241.0 dollars of contract. There was 3041 open contracts in this strike before today and today 10689 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• About AAPL AAPLwe observe a call option swept away with bears moods. Expires after 16 days on July 29, 2022. The sides trade 305 contract(s) at a $157.50 strike. This particular call had to be split into 3 different trades to execute. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were 28.9 thousand dollarswith a price of $95.0 of contract. There was 1236 open contracts in this strike before today and today 8164 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• About U Uwe observe a I put option trade with bulls moods. Expires after 37 days on August 19, 2022. The sides trade 88 contract(s) at a $35.00 strike. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were 50.1 thousand dollarswith a price of $570.0 of contract. There was 7741 open contracts in this strike before today and today 7197 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For INTC INTCwe notice a call option trade it happens to be neutralexpiring after 16 days on July 29, 2022. This event was a transfer of 2750 contract(s) at a $40.00 strike. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were $165.0Kwith a price of $60.0 of contract. There was 8175 open contracts in this strike before today and today 5342 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• About ADSK ADSKwe observe a I put option trade with bulls moods. Expires in 2 days July 15, 2022. The sides trade 2396 contract(s) at a $165.00 strike. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were 131.7 thousand dollarswith a price of $55.0 of contract. There was 101 open contracts in this strike before today and today 5152 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For TSM TSMwe notice a call option swept away it happens to be bearsexpiring in 2 days on July 15, 2022. This event was a transfer of 86 contract(s) at a $79.00 strike. This particular call had to be split into 3 different trades to execute. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were 27.5 thousand dollarswith a price of 320.0 dollars of contract. There was 3137 open contracts in this strike before today and today 3805 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For QCOM QCOMwe notice a call option trade it happens to be bullsexpiring after 37 days of August 19, 2022. This event was a transfer of 57 contract(s) at a $135.00 strike. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were 54.4 thousand dollarswith a price of $955.0 of contract. There was 4755 open contracts in this strike before today and today 1471 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For MU MUwe notice a I put option swept away it happens to be bearsexpiring after 555 days of January 19, 2024. This event was a transfer of 48 contract(s) at a $55.00 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 44.4 thousand dollarswith a price of 925.0 dollars of contract. There was 7717 open contracts in this strike before today and today 1252 contract(s) were bought and sold.

Option Warning Terminology
Call contracts: Right to buy 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.

This article was generated by Benzinga’s automated content engine and reviewed by an editor.

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