10 IT Stocks With Whale Warnings in Today’s Session – Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), CrowdStrike Holdings (NASDAQ:CRWD), Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM), ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW), Micron Technology ( NASDAQ:MU ), MongoDB ( NASDAQ:MDB ), Texas Instruments ( NASDAQ:TXN ), Okta ( NASDAQ:OKTA ), Palo Alto Networks ( NASDAQ:PANW )

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 SWEEP WHIP 11/11/22 $138.00 27.7 thousand dollars 3.7K 17.8K
MSFT CALL SWEEP WHIP 11/11/22 $225.00 $37.0K 8.5K 10.9K
PANW I PUT SWEEP WHIP 18.11.22 $130.00 36.7 thousand dollars 965 1.6K
OKTA I PUT SWEEP WHIP 18.11.22 $40.00 $27.6K 1.1K 441
NOW CALL SWEEP WHIP 11/11/22 $380.00 29.9 thousand dollars 54 424
CRUD I PUT TRADE WHIP 18.11.22 $115.00 $47.0K 426 341
IN I PUT SWEEP WHIP 16.06.23 $50.00 $44.6K 14.5K 323
TXN CALL TRADE WHIP 18.11.22 $160.00 64.1 thousand dollars 3.6K 312
MDB I PUT SWEEP BEARS 18.11.22 $125.00 $61.6K 1.0K 290
QCOM CALL SWEEP WHIP 25.11.22 $111.00 $60.0K 10 261

Explanation

These detailed developments were created using the accompanying table.

• For AAPL AAPLwe notice a call option swept away it happens to be bullsexpiring in 4 days on November 11, 2022. This event was a transfer of 100 contract(s) at a $138.00 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 27.7 thousand dollarswith a price of 277.0 dollars of contract. There was 3795 open contracts in this strike before today and today 17809 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For MSFT MSFTwe notice a call option swept away it happens to be bullsexpiring in 4 days on November 11, 2022. This event was a transfer of 100 contract(s) at a $225.00 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 $37.0Kwith a price of 370.0 dollars of contract. There was 8521 open contracts in this strike before today and today 10978 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For PANW PANWwe notice a I put option swept away it happens to be bullsexpiring in 11 days on November 18, 2022. This event was a transfer of 150 contract(s) at a $130.00 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 36.7 thousand dollarswith a price of $245.0 of contract. There was 965 open contracts in this strike before today and today 1652 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• About OKTA OKTAwe observe a I put option swept away with bulls moods. Expires in 11 days on November 18, 2022. The sides trade 400 contract(s) at a $40.00 strike. This particular put had to be split into 41 different trades to be executed. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were $27.6Kwith a price of $70.0 of contract. There was 1167 open contracts in this strike before today and today 441 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• About NOW NOWwe observe a call option swept away with bulls moods. Expires in 4 days November 11, 2022. The sides trade 100 contract(s) at a $380.00 strike. This particular call had to be split into 6 different trades to execute. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were 29.9 thousand dollarswith a price of 303.0 dollars of contract. There was 54 open contracts in this strike before today and today 424 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• About CRUD CRUDwe observe a I put option trade with bulls moods. Expires in 11 days on November 18, 2022. The sides trade 200 contract(s) at a $115.00 strike. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were $47.0Kwith a price of 235.0 dollars of contract. There was 426 open contracts in this strike before today and today 341 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• About IN INwe observe a I put option swept away with bulls moods. Expires after 221 days on June 16, 2023. The sides trade 94 contract(s) at a $50.00 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 $44.6Kwith a price of $475.0 of contract. There was 14536 open contracts in this strike before today and today 323 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For TXN TXNwe notice a call option trade it happens to be bullsexpiring in 11 days on November 18, 2022. This event was a transfer of 95 contract(s) at a $160.00 strike. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were 64.1 thousand dollarswith a price of $675.0 of contract. There was 3683 open contracts in this strike before today and today 312 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• About MDB MDBwe observe a I put option swept away with bears moods. Expires in 11 days on November 18, 2022. The sides trade 220 contract(s) at a $125.00 strike. This particular put had to be split into 11 different trades to be executed. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were $61.6Kwith a price of 280.0 dollars of contract. There was 1065 open contracts in this strike before today and today 290 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For QCOM QCOMwe notice a call option swept away it happens to be bullsexpiring after 18 days of November 25, 2022. This event was a transfer of 246 contract(s) at a $111.00 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 $60.0Kwith a price of 244.0 dollars of contract. There was 10 open contracts in this strike before today and today 261 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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