Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), Adobe (NASDAQ:ADBE) – Whale Activity in Top 10 Information Technology Stocks During Today’s Session

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This whale alert can help traders discover the next big trade 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 an option’s market estimate deviates from its normal value. Abnormal volumes of trading activity could push option prices to hyperbolic or underperforming levels.

Below are some examples of options activities in the information technology sector:














Symbol PUT/CALL Kind of trade Feeling Exp. Date Strike price Total trade price open interest Volume
AAPL CALL SWEEP NEUTRAL 09/16/22 $162.50 $72,600 22.5K 113.5K
AMD PUT SWEEP BEARISH 09/16/22 $84.00 $36,600 3.4K 13.6K
INTC PUT SWEEP BEARISH 09/30/22 $31.00 $30.8,000 1.3K 2.8K
DOCUMENT PUT SWEEP BEARISH 10/21/22 $65.00 $31,000 811 1.4K
NVDA PUT TRADE BULLISH 11/18/22 $145.00 $79.2,000 4.6K 1.2K
INVOICE PUT SWEEP BULLISH 01/20/23 $100.00 $26.8,000 1.6K 698
CRWD PUT TRADE BULLISH 04/21/23 $300.00 $53,900 16 292
ADBE PUT TRADE NEUTRAL 09/23/22 $395.00 $43,400 98 266
REPORT PUT SWEEP BEARISH 11/18/22 $60.00 $112,200 1.5K 225
MSFT CALL TRADE BULLISH 12/16/22 $280.00 $28,300 2.3K 163

Explanation

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

• Re AAPL AAPLwe observe a call option sweep with neutral feeling. It expires in 4 day(s) on September 16, 2022. Parts exchanged 242 one-to-one contract(s) $162.50 strike. This particular call had to be split into 24 different trades to be filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $72,600with a price of $300.0 by contract. There was 22560 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 113546 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• Re AMD AMDwe observe a put option sweep with bearish feeling. It expires in 4 day(s) on September 16, 2022. Parts exchanged 198 one-to-one contract(s) $84.00 strike. This particular put had to be split into 6 different trades to be filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $36,600with a price of $185.0 by contract. There was 3486 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 13650 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• Re INTC INTCwe observe a put option sweep with bearish feeling. It expires in 18 day(s) on September 30, 2022. Parts exchanged 461 one-to-one contract(s) $31.00 strike. This particular position had to be divided into 17 different trades to be filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $30.8,000with a price of $67.0 by contract. There was 1362 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 2803 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• Re DOCUMENT DOCUMENTwe observe a put option sweep with bearish feeling. It expires in 39 day(s) on October 21, 2022. Parts exchanged 69 one-to-one contract(s) $65.00 strike. This particular put had to be split into 6 different trades to be filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $31,000with a price of $450.0 by contract. There was 811 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 1419 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• Re NVDA NVDAwe observe a put option Trade with bullish feeling. It expires in 67 day(s) on November 18, 2022. Parts exchanged 60 one-to-one contract(s) $145.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $79.2,000with a price of $1320.0 by contract. There was 4630 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 1212 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• For INVOICE INVOICEwe notice a put option sweep it happens to be bullishexpiring in 130 day(s) on January 20, 2023. This event was a transfer of 61 one-to-one contract(s) $100.00 strike. This particular put had to be split into 8 different trades to be filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $26.8,000with a price of $440.0 by contract. There was 1664 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 698 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• Re CRWD CRWDwe observe a put option Trade with bullish feeling. It expires in 221 day(s) on April 21, 2023. Parts exchanged 5 one-to-one contract(s) $300.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $53,900with a price of $10795.0 by contract. There was 16 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 292 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• Re ADBE ADBEwe observe a put option Trade with neutral feeling. It expires in 11 day(s) on September 23, 2022. Parts exchanged 30 one-to-one contract(s) $395.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $43,400with a price of $1448.0 by contract. There was 98 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 266 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• Re REPORT REPORTwe observe a put option sweep with bearish feeling. It expires in 67 day(s) on November 18, 2022. Parts exchanged 191 one-to-one contract(s) $60.00 strike. This particular put had to be split into 5 different trades to be filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $112,200with a price of $585.0 by contract. There was 1534 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 225 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• For MSFT MSFTwe notice a call option Trade it happens to be bullishexpiring in 95 day(s) on December 16, 2022. This event was a transfer of 27 one-to-one contract(s) $280.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $28,300with a price of $1050.0 by contract. There was 2314 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 163 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

Options Alert Terminology
Call contracts: The right to purchase shares as stated in the contract.
Put contracts: The right to sell shares as stated in the contract.
Expiration date: When the contract expires. We must act on the contract on this date if we want to use it.
Premium/Option Price: The contract price.

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

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