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Check Out What Whales Are Doing With GME

By Benzinga Insights

A whale with a lot of money to spend has taken a noticeably bearish stance on GameStop.

Looking at options history for GameStop (NYSE:GME) we detected 12 strange trades.

If we consider the specifics of each trade, it is accurate to state that 33% of the investors opened trades with bullish expectations and 66% with bearish.

From the overall spotted trades, 10 are puts, for a total amount of $499,554 and 2, calls, for a total amount of $256,397.

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 $95.0 to $200.0 for GameStop over the last 3 months.

Volume & Open Interest Development

In terms of liquidity and interest, the mean open interest for GameStop options trades today is 1445.4 with a total volume of 2,440.00.

In the following chart, we are able to follow the development of volume and open interest of call and put options for GameStop's big money trades within a strike price range of $95.0 to $200.0 over the last 30 days.

GameStop Option Volume And Open Interest Over Last 30 Days

Biggest Options Spotted:

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
GME CALL TRADE NEUTRAL 01/20/23 $200.00 $147.1K 1.2K 233
GME PUT TRADE NEUTRAL 05/13/22 $117.00 $136.0K 32 20
GME CALL SWEEP BULLISH 01/19/24 $100.00 $109.2K 451 19
GME PUT SWEEP BULLISH 06/17/22 $95.00 $78.1K 3.5K 428
GME PUT TRADE BULLISH 05/06/22 $140.00 $54.7K 130 132

Where Is GameStop Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 1,026,529, the price of GME is down -1.55% at $117.28.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be approaching oversold.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 33 days.

Options are a riskier asset compared to just trading the stock, but they have higher profit potential. Serious options traders manage this risk by educating themselves daily, scaling in and out of trades, following more than one indicator, and following the markets closely.

If you want to stay updated on the latest options trades for {d[company_name]}, Benzinga Progives you real-time options trades alerts.

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