10 IT stocks with whale warnings in today’s session

10 IT stocks with whale warnings in today’s session

This whale alert can help traders spot the next big trading opportunities.

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

Traders often look for circumstances where the market estimate of an option deviates from its normal value. Abnormal amounts of trading activity could drive option prices to excessive or below-average levels.

The following are some examples of options activity in the information technology sector:

symbol PUT/CALL commercial type feeling Ext. date exercise price total commercial price open interest volume
AAPL CALL SWEEP BULLISH 8/5/22 $165.00 $28,200 25.0K 114.3K
FSLR CALL ACT BULLISH 12/16/22 $120.00 $31,000 52 5.1K
EPAM CALL ACT BEARY 08/19/22 $480.00 $330,000 1 1.6K
PYPL PLACE SWEEP BULLISH 01/20/23 $110.00 $46,600 5.1K 1.0K
ZS CALL ACT BEARY 08/19/22 $155.00 $27,200 1.4K 533
TEAM CALL ACT NEUTRAL 8/5/22 $250.00 $185,000 328 388
GIGANTIC CALL SWEEP BEARY 01/20/23 $130.00 $31,800 3.3K 332
TWO CALL SWEEP BEARY 08/26/22 $85.00 $38,700 3 204
Q CALL ACT BULLISH 03/17/23 $92.50 $330,100 34 187
MA CALL SWEEP BEARY 09/16/22 $370.00 $53,300 500 137

explanation

These specific explanations were created using the attached table.

• To the AAPL AAPLwe notice a Phone call possibility sweep that happens bullish, expires today. parties traded 487 Contract(s) at a $165.00 hit. This particular call had to be split into 22 different trades in order to be executed. The total cost received from the writing party (or parties) was $28,200with a price of $58.0 per contract. There was 25056 open contracts on this strike before today and today 114327 Contracts were bought and sold.

• To the FSLR FSLRwe notice a Phone call possibility act that happens bullishexpires in 133 day(s). December 16, 2022. This event was a broadcast from 50 Contract(s) at a $120.00 hit. The total cost received from the writing party (or parties) was $31,000with a price of $620.0 per contract. There was 52 open contracts on this strike before today and today 5123 Contracts were bought and sold.

• With reference to EPAM EPAMwe observe a Phone call possibility act With bearish Feeling. It expires in 14 day(s). August 19, 2022. parties traded 1000 Contract(s) at a $480.00 hit. The total cost received from the writing party (or parties) was $330,000with a price of $330.0 per contract. There was 1 open contracts on this strike before today and today 1685 Contracts were bought and sold.

• With reference to PYPL PYPLwe observe a place possibility sweep With bullish Feeling. It expires in 168 day(s). January 20, 2023. parties traded 24 Contract(s) at a $110.00 hit. This particular put had to be split into 8 different trades in order to be filled. The total cost received from the writing party (or parties) was $46,600with a price of $1945.0 per contract. There was 5129 open contracts on this strike before today and today 1006 Contracts were bought and sold.

• With reference to ZS ZSwe observe a Phone call possibility act With bearish Feeling. It expires in 14 day(s). August 19, 2022. parties traded 22 Contract(s) at a $155.00 hit. The total cost received from the writing party (or parties) was $27,200with a price of $1240.0 per contract. There was 1430 open contracts on this strike before today and today 533 Contracts were bought and sold.

• To the TEAM TEAMwe notice a Phone call possibility act that happens neutral, expires today. parties traded 100 Contract(s) at a $250.00 hit. The total cost received from the writing party (or parties) was $185,000with a price of $1850.0 per contract. There was 328 open contracts on this strike before today and today 388 Contracts were bought and sold.

• To the GIGANTIC GIGANTICwe notice a Phone call possibility sweep that happens bearishexpires in 168 day(s). January 20, 2023. This event was a broadcast from 62 Contract(s) at a $130.00 hit. This particular call had to be split into 15 different trades in order to be executed. The total cost received from the writing party (or parties) was $31,800with a price of $516.0 per contract. There was 3335 open contracts on this strike before today and today 332 Contracts were bought and sold.

• To the TWO TWOwe notice a Phone call possibility sweep that happens bearishexpires in 21 day(s). August 26, 2022. This event was a broadcast from 68 Contract(s) at a $85.00 hit. This particular call had to be split into 10 different trades in order to be executed. The total cost received from the writing party (or parties) was $38,700with a price of $570.0 per contract. There was 3 open contracts on this strike before today and today 204 Contracts were bought and sold.

• With reference to Q Qwe observe a Phone call possibility act With bullish Feeling. It expires in 224 day(s). March 17, 2023. parties traded 186 Contract(s) at a $92.50 hit. The total cost received from the writing party (or parties) was $330,100with a price of $1775.0 per contract. There was 34 open contracts on this strike before today and today 187 Contracts were bought and sold.

• With reference to MA MAwe observe a Phone call possibility sweep With bearish Feeling. It expires in 42 day(s). 09/16/2022. parties traded 82 Contract(s) at a $370.00 hit. This particular call had to be split into 28 different trades in order to be executed. The total cost received from the writing party (or parties) was $53,300with a price of $650.0 per contract. There was 500 open contracts on this strike before today and today 137 Contracts were bought and sold.

Option Warning Terminology
Call Contracts: The right to buy shares as specified in the contract.
Put Contracts: The right to sell shares as specified in the contract.
expiry date: When the contract expires. The contract must be implemented by this date if you want to use it.
Premium/option price: The price of the contract.

For more information see our Guide to understanding option alerts or read more about unusual option activity.

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

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