Market Whales and Their Recent Bets on BMY Options

Whales with a lot of money to spend have taken a noticeably bearish stance on Bristol-Myers Squibb.

Looking at options history for Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY we detected 10 trades.

If we consider the specifics of each trade, it is accurate to state that 30% of the investors opened trades with bullish expectations and 70% with bearish.

From the overall spotted trades, 4 are puts, for a total amount of $337,067 and 6, calls, for a total amount of $208,010.

Predicted Price Range

After evaluating the trading volumes and Open Interest, it's evident that the major market movers are focusing on a price band between $44.0 and $55.0 for Bristol-Myers Squibb, spanning the last three months.

Volume & Open Interest Development

Looking at the volume and open interest is an insightful way to conduct due diligence on a stock.

This data can help you track the liquidity and interest for Bristol-Myers Squibb's options for a given strike price.

Below, we can observe the evolution of the volume and open interest of calls and puts, respectively, for all of Bristol-Myers Squibb's whale activity within a strike price range from $44.0 to $55.0 in the last 30 days.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Call and Put Volume: 30-Day Overview

Significant Options Trades Detected:

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Ask Bid Price Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
BMY PUT SWEEP BEARISH 09/20/24 $7.2 $7.1 $7.2 $55.00 $131.0K 1.2K 183
BMY PUT SWEEP BEARISH 09/20/24 $7.2 $7.1 $7.2 $55.00 $117.3K 1.2K 348
BMY CALL SWEEP BULLISH 10/18/24 $6.55 $6.45 $6.55 $44.00 $52.3K 610 1
BMY PUT SWEEP NEUTRAL 05/17/24 $2.32 $2.29 $2.3 $50.00 $51.7K 3.9K 399
BMY CALL SWEEP BULLISH 05/16/25 $2.98 $2.86 $2.97 $55.00 $40.4K 257 141

About Bristol-Myers Squibb

Bristol-Myers Squibb discovers, develops, and markets drugs for various therapeutic areas, such as cardiovascular, cancer, and immune disorders. A key focus for Bristol is immuno-oncology, where the firm is a leader in drug development. Bristol derives close to 70% of total sales from the U.S., showing a higher dependence on the U.S. market than most of its peer group.

Current Position of Bristol-Myers Squibb

  • Currently trading with a volume of 5,999,776, the BMY's price is up by 0.97%, now at $48.75.
  • RSI readings suggest the stock is currently may be approaching oversold.
  • Anticipated earnings release is in 10 days.

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