10 Information Technology Stocks With Whale Alerts In Today’s Session

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

Whales are entities with large sums of money and we track their transactions here at Benzinga on our options activity scanner.

Traders will search for circumstances when the market estimation of an option diverges heavily from its normal worth. High amounts of trading activity could push option prices to exaggerated or underestimated levels.

Below are some instances of options activity happening in the Information Technology sector:

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type sentiment Exp. Gives you Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
ZS PUT TRADE BULLISH 11/18/22 $120.00 $53.7K 571 28.4K
OMG PUT TRADE NEUTRAL 08/26/22 $93.00 $72.0K 4.9K 12.2K
MRVL CALL TRADE BULLISH 16/09/22 $62.50 $178.2K 3.5K 7.5K
MU PUT SWEEP BULLISH 16/09/22 $60.00 $34.6K 31.8K 3.3K
BAD PUT TRADE BULLISH 16/09/22 $305.00 $339.2K 305 2.4K
MSFT CALL TRADE BEARISH 16/09/22 $280.00 $157.5K 21.9K 1.6K
COMM CALL SWEEP BEARISH 20/01/23 $8.00 $35.1K 9.7K 1.1K
TTD PUT SWEEP BULLISH 02/09/22 $65.00 $69.0K 730 954
ZM CALL SWEEP BULLISH 19/01/24 $80.00 $27.4K 393 603
SPLK PUT SWEEP BEARISH 16/09/22 $110.00 $100.4K 2.6K 373

Explanation

These bullet-by-bullet explanations have been constructed using the accompanying table.

• For ZS ZSwe notice a put option trade that happens to be bullishexpiring in 87 day(s) on November 18, 2022. This event was a transfer of 100 contract(s) at $120.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $53.7Kwith a price of $537.0 per contract. There were 571 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 28443 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For OMG OMGwe notice a put option trade that happens to be neutralexpiring in 3 day(s) on August 26, 2022. This event was a transfer of 400 contract(s) at $93.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $72.0Kwith a price of $180.0 per contract. There were 4920 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 12232 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding MRVL MRVLwe observe the call option trade with bullish feeling. It expires in 24 day(s) on September 16, 2022. parties traded 4456 contract(s) at $62.50 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $178.2Kwith a price of $40.0 per contract. There were 3537 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 7512 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For MU MUwe notice a put option sweep that happens to be bullishexpiring in 24 day(s) on September 16, 2022. This event was a transfer of 100 contract(s) at $60.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 5 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $34.6Kwith a price of $346.0 per contract. There were 31849 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 3351 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For BAD BADwe notice a put option trade that happens to be bullishexpiring in 24 day(s) on September 16, 2022. This event was a transfer of 2232 contract(s) at $305.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $339.2Kwith a price of $152.0 per contract. There were 305 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 2481 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding MSFT MSFTwe observe the call option trade with bearish feeling. It expires in 24 day(s) on September 16, 2022. parties traded 250 contract(s) at $280.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $157.5Kwith a price of $630.0 per contract. There were 21952 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1698 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For COMM COMMwe notice a call option sweep that happens to be bearishexpiring in 150 day(s) on January 20, 2023. This event was a transfer of 117 contract(s) at $8.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 4 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $35.1Kwith a price of $300.0 per contract. There were 9711 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1123 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding TTD TTDwe observe the put option sweep with bullish feeling. It expires in 10 day(s) on September 2, 2022. parties traded 200 contract(s) at $65.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 5 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $69.0Kwith a price of $345.0 per contract. There were 730 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 954 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For ZM ZMwe notice a call option sweep that happens to be bullishexpiring in 514 day(s) on January 19, 2024. This event was a transfer of 10 contract(s) at $80.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 10 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $27.4Kwith a price of $2745.0 per contract. There were 393 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 603 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding SPLK SPLKwe observe the put option sweep with bearish feeling. It expires in 24 day(s) on September 16, 2022. parties traded 124 contract(s) at $110.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 22 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $100.4Kwith a price of $815.0 per contract. There were 2615 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 373 contract(s) were bought and sold.

Options Alert Terminology
Call Contracts: The right to buy shares as indicated in the contract.
Put Contracts: The right to sell shares as indicated in the contract.
Expiration Date: When the contract expires. One must act on the contract by this date if one wants to use it.
Premium/Option Price: The price of the contract.

For more information, visit our Guide to Understanding Options Alerts or read more about unusual options activity.

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

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