Someone with a lot of money to spend (and possibly insider knowledge) has taken a bullish stance on NVIDIA(NASDAQ:NVDA).
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.
Whether this is an institution or just a wealthy individual, we don't know. But when something this big happens with NVDA, it often means somebody knows something is about to happen.
So how do we know what this whale just did?
Today, Benzinga's options scanner spotted 22 uncommon options trades for NVIDIA.
This isn't normal.
The overall sentiment of these big-money traders is split between 50.0% bullish and 50.0%, bearish.
Out of all of the special options we uncovered, 8 are puts, for a total amount of $1,912,797, and 14 are calls, for a total amount of $2,380,141.
What's The Price Target?
Taking into account the Volume and Open Interest on these contracts, it appears that whales have been targeting a price range from $190.0 to $220.0 for NVIDIA over the last 3 months.
Volume & Open Interest Development
In terms of liquidity and interest, the mean open interest for NVIDIA options trades today is 7181.818181818182 with a total volume of 76,929.
In the following chart, we are able to follow the development of volume and open interest of call and put options for NVIDIA's big money trades within a strike price range of $190.0 to $220.0 over the last 30 days.
NVIDIA Option Volume And Open Interest Over Last 30 Days
Options Call Chart
Biggest Options Spotted:
Where Is NVIDIA Standing Right Now?
With a volume of 6,421,821, the price of NVDA is up 0.68% at $209.73.
RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock is currently neutral between overbought and oversold.
Next earnings are expected to be released in 37 days.
What The Experts Say On NVIDIA:
B of A Securities has decided to maintain their Buy rating on NVIDIA, which currently sits at a price target of $275.0.
Susquehanna has decided to maintain their Positive rating on NVIDIA, which currently sits at a price target of $250.0.
Keybanc has decided to maintain their Overweight rating on NVIDIA, which currently sits at a price target of $260.0.
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