10 IT stocks with whale warnings in today’s session – Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT), Enphase Energy (NASDAQ:ENPH), NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA), Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO), Mastercard (NYSE:MA), Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM), Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ:AMD), HP (NYSE:HPQ)

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
AAPL I PUT SWEEP BEARS 12/02/22 $150.00 25.2 thousand dollars 4.3K 10.5K
MSFT I PUT SWEEP WHIP 12/02/22 $240.00 34.2 thousand dollars 2.4K 2.1K
AMD I PUT SWEEP BEARS 12/09/22 $70.00 $44.0K 1.0K 1.9K
NVDA CALL TRADE NEUTRAL 12/02/22 $162.50 $25.0K 1.4K 1.4K
HPQ CALL SWEEP BEARS 25.11.22 $29.00 33.5 thousand dollars 1.3K 910
HUGE I PUT TRADE WHIP 19.01.24 $100.00 $562.0K 2.7K 403
CSCO I PUT TRADE WHIP 19.01.24 $47.50 146.9 thousand dollars 2.9K 334
M.A CALL TRADE WHIP 07/21/23 $470.00 $69.0K 0 200
ENPH I PUT TRADE BEARS 12/02/22 $320.00 $134.3K 156 188
QCOM CALL TRADE BEARS 17.03.23 $135.00 30.8 thousand dollars 1.9K 133

Explanation

These detailed developments were created using the accompanying table.

• For AAPL AAPLwe notice a I put option swept away it happens to be bearsexpiring in 9 days on December 2, 2022. This event was a transfer of 102 contract(s) at a $150.00 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 25.2 thousand dollarswith a price of 248.0 dollars of contract. There was 4324 open contracts in this strike before today and today 10597 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• About MSFT MSFTwe observe a I put option swept away with bulls moods. Expires in 9 days on December 2, 2022. The sides trade 200 contract(s) at a $240.00 strike. This particular put had to be split into 6 different trades to fill. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were 34.2 thousand dollarswith a price of $171.0 of contract. There was 2441 open contracts in this strike before today and today 2195 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For AMD AMDwe notice a I put option swept away it happens to be bearsexpiring after 16 days on December 9, 2022. This event was a transfer of 500 contract(s) at a $70.00 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 $44.0Kwith a price of $88.0 of contract. There was 1099 open contracts in this strike before today and today 1947 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For NVDA NVDAwe notice a call option trade it happens to be neutralexpiring in 9 days on December 2, 2022. This event was a transfer of 50 contract(s) at a $162.50 strike. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were $25.0Kwith a price of $500.0 of contract. There was 1465 open contracts in this strike before today and today 1417 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• About HPQ HPQwe observe a call option swept away with bears moods. Expires in 2 days November 25, 2022. The sides trade 390 contract(s) at a $29.00 strike. This particular call had to be split into 32 different trades to execute. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were 33.5 thousand dollarswith a price of $86.0 of contract. There was 1377 open contracts in this strike before today and today 910 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For HUGE HUGEwe notice a I put option trade it happens to be bullsexpiring in 422 days on January 19, 2024. This event was a transfer of 400 contract(s) at a $100.00 strike. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were $562.0Kwith a price of $1,405.0 of contract. There was 2702 open contracts in this strike before today and today 403 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For CSCO CSCOwe notice a I put option trade it happens to be bullsexpiring in 422 days on January 19, 2024. This event was a transfer of 323 contract(s) at a $47.50 strike. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were 146.9 thousand dollarswith a price of $455.0 of contract. There was 2970 open contracts in this strike before today and today 334 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For M.A M.Awe notice a call option trade it happens to be bullsexpiring after 240 days of July 21, 2023. This event was a transfer of 200 contract(s) at a $470.00 strike. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were $69.0Kwith a price of 345.0 dollars of contract. There was 0 open contracts in this strike before today and today 200 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• About ENPH ENPHwe observe a I put option trade with bears moods. Expires in 9 days on December 2, 2022. The sides trade 100 contract(s) at a $320.00 strike. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were $134.3Kwith a price of 1343.0 dollars of contract. There was 156 open contracts in this strike before today and today 188 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For QCOM QCOMwe notice a call option trade it happens to be bearsexpiring after 114 days of March 17, 2023. This event was a transfer of 45 contract(s) at a $135.00 strike. The total costs received by the writing party (or parties) were 30.8 thousand dollarswith a price of $685.0 of contract. There was 1993 open contracts in this strike before today and today 133 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.

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

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