Smart Money Is Betting Big In MRVL Options

Deep-pocketed investors have adopted a bullish approach towards Marvell Tech MRVL, and it's something market players shouldn't ignore. Our tracking of public options records at Benzinga unveiled this significant move today. The identity of these investors remains unknown, but such a substantial move in MRVL usually suggests something big is about to happen.

We gleaned this information from our observations today when Benzinga's options scanner highlighted 9 extraordinary options activities for Marvell Tech. This level of activity is out of the ordinary.

The general mood among these heavyweight investors is divided, with 66% leaning bullish and 33% bearish. Among these notable options, 3 are puts, totaling $454,882, and 6 are calls, amounting to $349,990.

What's The Price Target?

After evaluating the trading volumes and Open Interest, it's evident that the major market movers are focusing on a price band between $60.0 and $85.0 for Marvell Tech, spanning the last three months.

Volume & Open Interest Trends

Examining the volume and open interest provides crucial insights into stock research. This information is key in gauging liquidity and interest levels for Marvell Tech's options at certain strike prices. Below, we present a snapshot of the trends in volume and open interest for calls and puts across Marvell Tech's significant trades, within a strike price range of $60.0 to $85.0, over the past month.

Marvell Tech 30-Day Option Volume & Interest Snapshot

Biggest Options Spotted:

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Ask Bid Price Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
MRVL PUT SWEEP BULLISH 08/16/24 $18.2 $18.05 $18.05 $85.00 $357.4K 83 0
MRVL CALL TRADE BEARISH 01/16/26 $21.1 $20.2 $20.2 $65.00 $101.0K 154 0
MRVL CALL SWEEP BULLISH 06/21/24 $11.0 $10.9 $11.0 $60.00 $92.4K 2.5K 10
MRVL PUT SWEEP BULLISH 04/19/24 $4.4 $4.15 $4.25 $72.00 $53.5K 3.4K 4
MRVL CALL TRADE BEARISH 01/17/25 $13.05 $12.75 $12.79 $67.50 $51.1K 1.0K 0

About Marvell Tech

Marvell Technology is a fabless chip designer focused on wired networking, where it has the second-highest market share. Marvell serves the data center, carrier, enterprise, automotive, and consumer end markets with processors, optical and copper transceivers, switches, and storage controllers.

After a thorough review of the options trading surrounding Marvell Tech, we move to examine the company in more detail. This includes an assessment of its current market status and performance.

Where Is Marvell Tech Standing Right Now?

  • Currently trading with a volume of 1,662,804, the MRVL's price is up by 0.77%, now at $68.4.
  • RSI readings suggest the stock is currently may be approaching overbought.
  • Anticipated earnings release is in 37 days.

What Analysts Are Saying About Marvell Tech

In the last month, 5 experts released ratings on this stock with an average target price of $89.8.

  • Reflecting concerns, an analyst from Needham lowers its rating to Buy with a new price target of $95.
  • Reflecting concerns, an analyst from Citigroup lowers its rating to Buy with a new price target of $91.
  • An analyst from Cantor Fitzgerald downgraded its action to Overweight with a price target of $85.
  • In a cautious move, an analyst from Evercore ISI Group downgraded its rating to Outperform, setting a price target of $88.
  • An analyst from Keybanc persists with their Overweight rating on Marvell Tech, maintaining a target price of $90.

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