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10 Health Care Stocks Showing Unusual Options Activity In Today's Session

Benzinga Insights
·2 min read

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.

Below are some instances of unusual options activity happening in the Health Care sector:

 

Symbol

PUT/CALL

Trade Type

Sentiment

Expiration Date

DTE

Strike Price

Size

Trade Count

Total Trade Price

Option Price

Open Interest

Volume

GBT

CALL

TRADE

BEARISH

January 15, 2021

70

40.0

200

1

72020.0

3.60

141

720

CVS

CALL

TRADE

BULLISH

January 15, 2021

70

60.0

200

1

161020.0

8.05

11933

684

CRON

CALL

SWEEP

NEUTRAL

November 13, 2020

7

8.0

450

12

36000.0

0.80

171

12551

CGC

CALL

SWEEP

BULLISH

November 13, 2020

7

25.0

200

10

38920.0

1.95

1454

13395

EXEL

CALL

SWEEP

BULLISH

January 15, 2021

70

21.0

202

21

36178.2

1.80

41

219

ACB

CALL

SWEEP

BULLISH

November 6, 2020

0

10.5

419

5

27276.9

0.65

530

38346

AUPH

CALL

TRADE

BEARISH

January 15, 2021

70

13.0

200

1

64020.0

3.20

918

450

AGIO

CALL

TRADE

BULLISH

May 21, 2021

196

45.0

200

1

134020.0

6.70

490

250

PFE

CALL

SWEEP

BULLISH

December 18, 2020

42

38.0

811

49

98212.1

1.21

15027

1430

TLRY

CALL

TRADE

BEARISH

January 20, 2023

805

10.0

200

1

100000.0

5.00

1377

987

How to Read:

This example has been constructed using the first row in the accompanying table.

For ticker GBT, we notice a call option trade that happens to be bearish, expiring in 70 day(s) on January 15, 2021. A trader bought 200 contract(s) at a $40.00 strike. The trader or institution spent $72.0K on this trade with a price of $360.0 per contract. There were 141 open contracts at this strike prior to today, and today 720 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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