FDA Approval Could Send This Stock Soaring

Cambridge firm proves it's possible to "Find & Replace" cancer cells. The Wall Street Journal reports this small biotech is "Transforming Medicine." No wonder Goldman Sachs & Morgan Stanley have been quietly buying shares. Get the name of this little-known stock here....

10 Consumer Discretionary Stocks With Whale Alerts In Today's Session

Benzinga Insights
September 30, 2022

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 often look for circumstances when the market estimation of an option diverges away from its normal worth. Abnormal amounts of trading activity could push option prices to hyperbolic or underperforming levels.

Below are some instances of options activity happening in the Consumer Discretionary sector:

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
TSLA PUT SWEEP BULLISH 09/30/22 $270.00 $28.6K 17.7K 101.3K
NKE PUT SWEEP BEARISH 12/16/22 $95.00 $43.5K 7.6K 2.7K
JWN PUT TRADE BEARISH 01/19/24 $12.50 $134.6K 8.6K 1.5K
MCD PUT TRADE BEARISH 11/18/22 $250.00 $203.5K 3.5K 656
GM PUT SWEEP BEARISH 10/21/22 $30.00 $32.0K 1.0K 553
KMX PUT SWEEP BULLISH 10/21/22 $70.00 $26.4K 3.1K 453
XPEV CALL SWEEP BULLISH 01/19/24 $10.00 $52.9K 2.2K 289
NIO CALL SWEEP BULLISH 11/18/22 $17.50 $39.2K 3.3K 254
LCID PUT SWEEP BEARISH 09/30/22 $16.00 $26.2K 2.0K 228
VFC PUT SWEEP BULLISH 10/28/22 $35.00 $46.1K 750 212

Explanation

These itemized elaborations have been created using the accompanying table.

• For TSLA (NASDAQ:TSLA), we notice a put option sweep that happens to be bullish, is expiring today. Parties traded 200 contract(s) at a $270.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 3 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $28.6K, with a price of $143.0 per contract. There were 17733 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 101306 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding NKE (NYSE:NKE), we observe a put option sweep with bearish sentiment. It expires in 77 day(s) on December 16, 2022. Parties traded 35 contract(s) at a $95.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 6 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $43.5K, with a price of $1245.0 per contract. There were 7630 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 2782 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For JWN (NYSE:JWN), we notice a put option trade that happens to be bearish, expiring in 476 day(s) on January 19, 2024. This event was a transfer of 552 contract(s) at a $12.50 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $134.6K, with a price of $244.0 per contract. There were 8640 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 1552 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For MCD (NYSE:MCD), we notice a put option trade that happens to be bearish, expiring in 49 day(s) on November 18, 2022. This event was a transfer of 106 contract(s) at a $250.00 strike. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $203.5K, with a price of $1920.0 per contract. There were 3596 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 656 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• Regarding GM (NYSE:GM), we observe a put option sweep with bearish sentiment. It expires in 21 day(s) on October 21, 2022. Parties traded 500 contract(s) at a $30.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 6 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $32.0K, with a price of $64.0 per contract. There were 1045 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 553 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For KMX (NYSE:KMX), we notice a put option sweep that happens to be bullish, expiring in 21 day(s) on October 21, 2022. This event was a transfer of 60 contract(s) at a $70.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 8 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $26.4K, with a price of $441.0 per contract. There were 3116 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 453 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For XPEV (NYSE:XPEV), we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bullish, expiring in 476 day(s) on January 19, 2024. This event was a transfer of 100 contract(s) at a $10.00 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 13 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $52.9K, with a price of $530.0 per contract. There were 2216 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 289 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For NIO (NYSE:NIO), we notice a call option sweep that happens to be bullish, expiring in 49 day(s) on November 18, 2022. This event was a transfer of 309 contract(s) at a $17.50 strike. This particular call needed to be split into 19 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $39.2K, with a price of $127.0 per contract. There were 3393 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 254 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For LCID (NASDAQ:LCID), we notice a put option sweep that happens to be bearish, is expiring today. Parties traded 150 contract(s) at a $16.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 3 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $26.2K, with a price of $175.0 per contract. There were 2020 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 228 contract(s) were bought and sold.

• For VFC (NYSE:VFC), we notice a put option sweep that happens to be bullish, expiring in 28 day(s) on October 28, 2022. This event was a transfer of 99 contract(s) at a $35.00 strike. This particular put needed to be split into 8 different trades to become filled. The total cost received by the writing party (or parties) was $46.1K, with a price of $467.0 per contract. There were 750 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 212 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.

Continue Reading...

Most Popular
November 27, 2022

Sam Bankman-Fried's FTX Donated $1M To This Republican-Linked Super PAC Just Before Bankruptcy

Last week, Congressman Tom Emmer (R-MN), said that beleaguered cryptocurrency exchange FTX was a failure of centralized finance and called out the working relationship between SEC Chairman 

November 29, 2022

Reclusive trader has scored 20 straight years of winning trades. Learn how - Ad

This year, he was one of the few experts who accurately predicted the 2022 stock market collapse... And now, for the first time ever, he is coming forward to share a brand-new forecast. In his debut video, Market Wizard Larry Benedict reveals how to make all the money you need... In any market... Using a single stock.

November 28, 2022

Dollar General To Rally 11%? Here Are 5 Other Price Target Changes For Monday

Oppenheimer raised Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) price target from $275 to $285. Oppenheimer analyst Rupesh Parikh maintained an Outperform rating on the stock. Dollar General fell 0.1% to $256.95 in pre-market trading.

November 29, 2022

$5 Stock That Could Dominate the $3 Trillion EV Boom - Ad

A ground-breaking new battery tech has just been developed that effectively makes gas-powered engines all but obsolete. But the real story is the tiny company with key patents to this technology. Insiders are calling it a "paradigm shift". Even going so far as to call it the "Jesus Battery" because the properties it exhibits are so miraculous.

November 28, 2022

This Is What Whales Are Betting On Snowflake

Someone with a lot of money to spend has taken a bearish stance on Snowflake (NYSE:SNOW). And retail traders should know. We noticed this today when the big position showed up on publicly available options history that we track here at Benzinga.

November 29, 2022

New surprise disaster will ensure Biden's defeat - Ad

One of the most successful businessmen in America over the past 50 years has come forward with a prediction you won't see anywhere else...He says a looming crisis in America will catch Joe Biden and all political progressives by surprise. We've posted his full warning and analysis (plus 4 critical steps every American should take immediately) on our website.

November 28, 2022

Goldman Sachs, Walmart And These 2 Stocks Insiders Are Selling

The Nasdaq Composite dropped around 0.5% on Friday. Investors, meanwhile, focused on some notable insider trades.

November 29, 2022

"I Haven't Felt This Excited Since I Bought Bitcoin for $5" - Ad

On November 12, 2021, Bitcoin got to within a whisker of $65,000. Know what that means? Each $5 bill that you have in your pocket right now could have magically transformed into a return like you wouldn't believe.

November 27, 2022

Trump Alleges 'Seriously Troubled Man' Kanye West Brought White Supremacist To Mar-A-Lago Dinner

Former President Donald Trump said over the weekend that Ye, formerly known as Kanye West, brought the white supremacist Nick Fuentes to dinner at h

November 27, 2022

Peter Schiff Points To Disney World Wrist Bands: 'Many Price Increases Never Make It' Into Official Inflation

Peter Schiff, chief economist and global strategist at Euro Pacific Capital, has highlighted the effects of inflation using an ‘entertaining’ example.

November 29, 2022

He's got a higher win rate than Buffett, Icahn, and Cuban...but you've likely never heard his name? - Ad

While most investors and analysts scrambled trying to pick up the pieces from the market rollercoaster ride we've been on... This strategy has been quietly chugging along for over 6 years without closing a single loser.

November 28, 2022

What Does Estee Lauder Cos' Debt Look Like?

Over the past three months, shares of Estee Lauder Cos Inc. (NYSE:EL) decreased by 13.49%. When understanding a companies price change over a time period like 3 months, it could be helpful to look at its financials.

November 29, 2022

Firm Issues Rare "All In" Buy Alert on $10 Gold Stock - Ad

Gold passed $2,000/oz earlier this year, and is lining up perfectly for a historic bull run... Now a renowned precious metals firm is stepping forward with the No. 1 way to play it for less than $10...

November 28, 2022

Meet Beehiiv, The 'Shopify For Newsletters' Offering Creators Tools Like An Ad-Network

The threat of hidden incentivization and a desire for better methods to monetize have writers looking for new newsletter platforms, beehiiv co-founder and CEO Tyler Denk said. “Some platforms may promote certain writers that earn them more revenue.”

November 29, 2022

This will drive Putin CRAZY - Ad

Wall Street is now projecting at least one stock will rise from $30 to $280 thanks to Putin's blunder. Putin sure wouldn't like watching this video from our friends at The Oxford Club.But YOU SHOULD if you want to see how to cash in on his mistake...

November 28, 2022

Top Economist El-Erian Urges Caution Over 'Short And Shallow' Recession Consensus Call: Plan For 'Range Of Possible Outcomes'

Allianz chief economic adviser and noted economist Mohamed El-Erian believes it is important to keep an open mind on the probability of a recession in the U.S.

November 29, 2022

How Artificial Intelligence Could Change the Way You Think About Investing - Ad

Firms like Goldman Sachs, BlackRock, and JP Morgan are using it to gain a valuable edge in the market. Louis put the finishing touches on an AI-powered quant-based system with the goal of revolutionizing the way you and I play the stock market.

November 27, 2022

A $1,000 Investment In Apple Just After Thanksgiving Could Be Worth This Much By The End Of The Year

Apple, Inc.’s (NASDAQ: AAPL) stock is down about 16.1% in the year-to-date period. The decline is almost in line with the performance of the broader

November 29, 2022

Bezos Backs 'Drug Smuggler' For Alzheimer's - Ad

While Big Pharma has spent $30 billion on Alzheimer's research, without a single drug to show for it... ...a 'drug smuggler' is on the verge of cracking the hardest disease on earth. No wonder Jeff Bezos and a Big Pharma giant bought 11% of this tiny company.

November 28, 2022

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dogecoin Start Week Lower: Analyst Says 'Most Will Leave Just Before Buy Of A Lifetime'

Bitcoin and Ethereum were trading in the red on Monday evening as the global cryptocurrency market cap shrank 1.5% to $818.6 billion at 8:22 p.m. EST.

November 28, 2022

FTX Effect? Hong Kong Crypto Exchange AAX Goes Off Facebook, YouTube

The AAX cryptocurrency exchange, which recently halted withdrawals, has seemingly scrubbed its social media accounts amid the FTX (CRYPTO: 

November 29, 2022

FDA Approval Could Send Stock up 46,751% - Ad

Whenever the FDA approves a new drug...Timely investors could see 300-400% returns overnight...CCXI returned 281% to investors in one day...Relmada shot up 971% in 9 months...Agile soared 305% in 5 months...

November 27, 2022

Ethereum Whale Accumulation Soars To Highest Rate In 2 Years: What That Means For Investors

The second largest cryptocurrency, Ethereum (CRYPTO: ETH), traded lower on Friday, falling below the $1,200 level, before bouncing back above the key level early Sunday.</

November 29, 2022

Wall Street Legend Warns "Financial Reset" Is Coming - Ad

Get out of U.S. banks immediately and move your money into a new vehicle 50 years in the making.

November 28, 2022

Trump Fails To Get 'Absolute Immunity' In 2020 Elections Lawsuit As Judge Dismisses His Actions As 'Purely Political'

Former President Donald Trump will reportedly not be able to claim immunity in a lawsuit that accuses him of civil rights violations in relation to the 2020 elections.

November 29, 2022

25 Stocks to Sell Now -- No Matter What - Ad

What makes these stocks so toxic? To be truthful, it's their popularity. These are Wall Street darlings... Companies that have been praised by analysts and investors alike. Yet every single one of these companies could drop 50% in value. Blindsiding millions of investors... Can you afford to be holding a stock like that?

November 28, 2022

Macau Casino Stocks Rally Following License Renewal Set To Begin On Jan. 1, 2023

Shares of U.S.-listed Macau casino operators traded mostly higher on Monday after each was awarded new 10-year concessions over the weekend to continue operating.

November 28, 2022

Tesla Stock Is Trading Higher: What's Going On?

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA) shares are trading higher Monday following a report suggesting the company is working on a revamped Model 3 vehicle, which could

November 29, 2022

Market Wizard Who Accurately Predicted 2022 Market Collapse Has Shocking New Forecast - Ad

He predicted the 2020 crash a month before it happened... He predicted this year's collapse back in January... And now, he's issuing a brand-new warning -- along with a unique solution.

November 28, 2022

Tesla, Apple, Anavex, Axsome, Pinduoduo: Why These 5 Stocks Are Drawing Investors' Attention Today

Major Wall Street indices closed over 1% lower on Monday after protests in China against COVID-zero policies led to supply chain concerns.

Most Recent
November 29, 2022

Putin's "Violent Death" - Ad

November 29, 2022

6 Figures In 2 Months - Ad

November 29, 2022

The Putin Retirement Plan? - Ad

November 29, 2022

The 1K A Day Crypto Loophole Revealed - Ad

November 29, 2022

Buy This Instead of Bitcoin... - Ad

Information, charts or examples are for illustration and educational purposes only and not for individualized investment management This message contains commercial elements, such as advertising. We only send these offers to those who have opted in to our newsletter. Past performance is not indicative of future results. For these reasons we strongly suggest trading in a DEMO/Simulated account. The information provided by us is for educational and informational purposes only. We make no representations or warranties concerning the products, practices or procedures of any company or entity mentioned or recommended and have not determined if the statements and opinions of the advertiser are accurate, correct or truthful. If you use, act upon or make decisions in reliance on information contained or any external source linked within it, you do so at your own peril and agree to hold us, our officers, directors, shareholders, affiliates and agents without fault.

Copyright 2020 activatrade.ca
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service