Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) – 10 Information Technology Stocks Showing Unusual Options Activity In Today’s Session

This unusual options alert can help traders discover the next big trading opportunities. Traders will

This unusual options alert can help traders discover the next big trading opportunities. Traders will search for circumstances when the market estimation of an option diverges heavily from its normal worth. Unusual trading activity could push option prices to exaggerated or underestimated levels.

Here’s the list of some unusual options activity happening in today’s session:

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
AAPL CALL SWEEP BULLISH 01/15/21 $129.00 $26.0K 12.8K 34.3K
INTC PUT TRADE BULLISH 06/18/21 $45.00 $130.9K 25.6K 5.7K
AMD PUT TRADE BULLISH 01/15/21 $90.00 $40.0K 56.2K 3.1K
MARA PUT SWEEP BULLISH 01/15/21 $23.00 $49.5K 3.6K 2.4K
AMAT CALL TRADE BULLISH 01/15/21 $96.00 $171.4K 1.6K 2.0K
FISV CALL TRADE BULLISH 03/19/21 $120.00 $147.5K 1.8K 1.6K
MU CALL SWEEP BULLISH 01/15/21 $78.00 $54.0K 4.9K 1.0K
SQ CALL SWEEP BULLISH 01/20/23 $210.00 $2.1 million 1.4K 769
QCOM CALL SWEEP BULLISH 01/21/22 $72.50 $1.8 million 177 424
JKS CALL SWEEP BULLISH 01/15/21 $60.00 $113.0K 1.2K 405

Explanation

These itemized elaborations have been created using the accompanying table.

• Regarding AAPL (NASDAQ:AAPL), we observe a call option sweep with bullish sentiment. It expires in 3 day(s) on January 15, 2021. A trader bought 200 contract(s) at a $129.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 3 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $26.0K on this trade with a price of $130.0 per contract. There were 12864 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 34397 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For INTC (NASDAQ:INTC), we notice a put option trade that happens to be bullish, expiring in 157 day(s) on June 18, 2021. A trader bought 700 contract(s) at a $45.00 strike. The trader or institution spent $130.9K on this trade with a price of $187.0 per contract. There were 25686 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 5728 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For AMD (NASDAQ:AMD), we notice a put option trade that happens to be bullish, expiring in 3 day(s) on January 15, 2021. A trader bought 1000 contract(s) at a $90.00 strike. The trader or institution spent $40.0K on this trade with a price of $40.0 per contract. There were 56216 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 3180 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For MARA (NASDAQ:MARA), we notice a put option sweep that happens to be bullish, expiring in 3 day(s) on January 15, 2021. A trader bought 413 contract(s) at a $23.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 5 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $49.5K on this trade with a price of $120.0 per contract. There were 3643 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 2464 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding AMAT (NASDAQ:AMAT), we observe a call option trade with bullish sentiment. It expires in 3 day(s) on January 15, 2021. A trader bought 497 contract(s) at a $96.00 strike. The trader or institution spent $171.4K on this trade with a price of $345.0 per contract. There were 1633 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 2040 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For FISV (NASDAQ:FISV), we notice a call option trade that happens to be bullish, expiring in 66 day(s) on March 19, 2021. A trader bought 650 contract(s) at a $120.00 strike. The trader or institution spent $147.5K on this trade with a price of $227.0 per contract. There were 1895 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1616 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For MU (NASDAQ:MU), we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bullish, expiring in 3 day(s) on January 15, 2021. A trader bought 386 contract(s) at a $78.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 3 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $54.0K on this trade with a price of $140.0 per contract. There were 4942 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1011 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding SQ (NYSE:SQ), we observe a call option sweep with bullish sentiment. It expires in 738 day(s) on January 20, 2023. A trader bought 297 contract(s) at a $210.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 3 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $2.1 million on this trade with a price of $7145.0 per contract. There were 1444 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 769 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding QCOM (NASDAQ:QCOM), we observe a call option sweep with bullish sentiment. It expires in 374 day(s) on January 21, 2022. A trader bought 224 contract(s) at a $72.50 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 3 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $1.8 million on this trade with a price of $8250.0 per contract. There were 177 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 424 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For JKS (NYSE:JKS), we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bullish, expiring in 3 day(s) on January 15, 2021. A trader bought 200 contract(s) at a $60.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 13 different trades to become filled. The trader or institution spent $113.0K on this trade with a price of $565.0 per contract. There were 1219 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 405 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.

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