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 often look for circumstances where the market valuation of an option deviates from its normal value. Unusual amounts of trading activity could push option prices to hyperbolic or underperforming 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 29.07.22 $275.00 33.4 thousand dollars 8.7K 34.5K
AAPL CALL SWEEP BEARS 16.09.22 $160.00 $106.0K 55.1K 4.0K
INTU CALL TRADE BEARS 19.08.22 $500.00 283.4 thousand dollars 59 3.0K
NLOK CALL SWEEP BEARS 16.09.22 $27.00 $67.6K 38.4K 2.2K
NVDA CALL SWEEP WHIP 08/05/22 $175.00 65.2 thousand dollars 2.8K 2.0K
V CALL SWEEP WHIP 20.01.23 $135.00 $358.3K 3.4K 1.3K
PYPL CALL SWEEP BEARS 29.07.22 $83.00 26.8 thousand dollars 1.2K 1.0K
INTC I PUT SWEEP BEARS 16.06.23 $30.00 $120.3K 6.9K 933
AMD CALL TRADE BEARS 16.09.22 $95.00 42.0 thousand dollars 8.3K 778
QCOM I PUT SWEEP BEARS 08/05/22 $146.00 26.7 thousand dollars 55 433

Explanation

These detailed developments were created using the accompanying table.

• About MSFT MSFTwe observe a call option swept away with bears moods. Expires in 1 day(s). July 29, 2022. The sides trade 140 contract(s) at a $275.00 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 33.4 thousand dollarswith a price of $239.0 of contract. There was 8786 open contracts in this strike before today and today 34522 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• About AAPL AAPLwe observe a call option swept away with bears moods. Expires after 50 days on September 16, 2022. The sides trade 200 contract(s) at a $160.00 strike. This particular call had to be split into 14 different trades to execute. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were $106.0Kwith a price of $530.0 of contract. There was 55136 open contracts in this strike before today and today 4029 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For INTU INTUwe notice a call option trade it happens to be bearsexpiring after 22 days of August 19, 2022. This event was a transfer of 2984 contract(s) at a $500.00 strike. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were 283.4 thousand dollarswith a price of $95.0 of contract. There was 59 open contracts in this strike before today and today 3003 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• About NLOK NLOKwe observe a call option swept away with bears moods. Expires after 50 days on September 16, 2022. The sides trade 1500 contract(s) at a $27.00 strike. This particular call had to be split into 9 different trades to execute. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were $67.6Kwith a price of $45.0 of contract. There was 38480 open contracts in this strike before today and today 2241 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For NVDA NVDAwe notice a call option swept away it happens to be bullsexpiring after 8 days on August 5, 2022. This event was a transfer of 90 contract(s) at a $175.00 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 65.2 thousand dollarswith a price of $725.0 of contract. There was 2855 open contracts in this strike before today and today 2017 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For V Vwe notice a call option swept away it happens to be bullsexpiring after 176 days of January 20, 2023. This event was a transfer of 46 contract(s) at a $135.00 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 $358.3Kwith a price of $7790.0 of contract. There was 3482 open contracts in this strike before today and today 1358 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For PYPL PYPLwe notice a call option swept away it happens to be bearsexpiring in 1 day(s) of July 29, 2022. This event was a transfer of 103 contract(s) at a $83.00 strike. This particular call had to be split into 18 different trades to execute. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were 26.8 thousand dollarswith a price of 260.0 dollars of contract. There was 1248 open contracts in this strike before today and today 1047 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• About INTC INTCwe observe a I put option swept away with bears moods. Expires after 323 days on June 16, 2023. The sides trade 684 contract(s) at a $30.00 strike. This particular put had to be split into 9 different trades to be executed. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were $120.3Kwith a price of $176.0 of contract. There was 6995 open contracts in this strike before today and today 933 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• About AMD AMDwe observe a call option trade with bears moods. Expires after 50 days on September 16, 2022. The sides trade 85 contract(s) at a $95.00 strike. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were 42.0 thousand dollarswith a price of $495.0 of contract. There was 8316 open contracts in this strike before today and today 778 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• About QCOM QCOMwe observe a I put option swept away with bears moods. Expires in 8 days on August 5, 2022. The sides trade 80 contract(s) at a $146.00 strike. This particular put had to be split into 5 different trades to fill. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were 26.7 thousand dollarswith a price of 335.0 dollars of contract. There was 55 open contracts in this strike before today and today 433 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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