10 Whale activity in information technology stocks during today’s session:MQ), Snowflake (NYSE:SNOW), Intel (NASDAQ:INTC), Datadog (NASDAQ:DDOG), Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ: AMD)

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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 will look for circumstances where the market estimate of an option deviates significantly from its normal value. High volumes of trading activity could push option prices to overstated or understated 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 TRADE BEARISH 09/16/22 $155.00 $28,700 49.0K 12.7K
AMD CALL TRADE BULLISH 09/16/22 $79.00 $36.9,000 714 11.3K
PYPL CALL SWEEP BULLISH 09/16/22 $95.00 $52,400 5.2K 1.7K
INTC CALL SWEEP BULLISH 01/20/23 $32.50 $39.6,000 11.5K 1.4K
NVDA PUT SWEEP BULLISH 09/16/22 $142.00 $30.6,000 2.0K 1.2K
MSFT CALL SWEEP NEUTRAL 09/23/22 $255.00 $43.8,000 422 802
DDOG PUT TRADE BULLISH 09/16/22 $100.00 $72,300 2.5K 441
CSCO PUT SWEEP BEARISH 10/21/22 $45.00 $40.2,000 11.7K 428
QM PUT SWEEP BULLISH 12/16/22 $7.50 $41,500 536 361
SNOW PUT TRADE BULLISH 10/21/22 $170.00 $76,000 1.1K 286

Explanation

These detailed elaborations were created using the attached table.

• Re AAPL AAPLwe observe a call option Trade with bearish feeling. It expires in 3 day(s) on September 16, 2022. Parts exchanged 100 one-to-one contract(s) $155.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $28,700with a price of $287.0 by contract. There was 49027 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 12763 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• For AMD AMDwe notice a call option Trade it happens to be bullishexpiring in 3 day(s) on September 16, 2022. This event was a transfer of 270 one-to-one contract(s) $79.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $36.9,000with a price of $137.0 by contract. There was 714 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 11336 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• Re PYPL PYPLwe observe a call option sweep with bullish feeling. It expires in 3 day(s) on September 16, 2022. Parts exchanged 200 one-to-one contract(s) $95.00 strike. This particular call had to be split into 3 different trades to be filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $52,400with a price of $262.0 by contract. There was 5246 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 1749 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• Re INTC INTCwe observe a call option sweep with bullish feeling. It expires in 129 day(s) on January 20, 2023. Parts exchanged 254 one-to-one contract(s) $32.50 strike. This particular call had to be split into 5 different trades to be filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $39.6,000with a price of $156.0 by contract. There was 11573 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 1448 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• Re NVDA NVDAwe observe a put option sweep with bullish feeling. It expires in 3 day(s) on September 16, 2022. Parts exchanged 39 one-to-one contract(s) $142.00 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 $30.6,000with a price of $786.0 by contract. There was 2088 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 1277 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• Re MSFT MSFTwe observe a call option sweep with neutral feeling. It expires in 10 day(s) on September 23, 2022. Parts exchanged 68 one-to-one contract(s) $255.00 strike. This particular call had to be split into 8 different trades to be filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $43.8,000with a price of $645.0 by contract. There was 422 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 802 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• Re DDOG DDOGwe observe a put option Trade with bullish feeling. It expires in 3 day(s) on September 16, 2022. Parts exchanged 188 one-to-one contract(s) $100.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $72,300with a price of $385.0 by contract. There was 2570 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 441 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• For CSCO CSCOwe notice a put option sweep it happens to be bearishexpiring in 38 day(s) on October 21, 2022. This event was a transfer of 250 one-to-one contract(s) $45.00 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 $40.2,000with a price of $161.0 by contract. There was 11724 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 428 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• Re QM QMwe observe a put option sweep with bullish feeling. It expires in 94 day(s) on December 16, 2022. Parts exchanged 361 one-to-one contract(s) $7.50 strike. This particular position had to be divided into 13 different trades to be filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $41,500with a price of $115.0 by contract. There was 536 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 361 contract(s) have been bought and sold.

• Re SNOW SNOWwe observe a put option Trade with bullish feeling. It expires in 38 day(s) on October 21, 2022. Parts exchanged 100 one-to-one contract(s) $170.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) has been $76,000with a price of $760.0 by contract. There was 1100 contracts open to this strike before today, and today 286 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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