American Airlines Gr's Options: A Look at What the Big Money is Thinking

Investors with significant funds have taken a bearish position in American Airlines Gr AAL, a development that retail traders should be aware of.

This was brought to our attention today through our monitoring of publicly accessible options data at Benzinga. The exact nature of these investors remains a mystery, but such a major move in AAL usually indicates foreknowledge of upcoming events.

Today, Benzinga's options scanner identified 9 options transactions for American Airlines Gr. This is an unusual occurrence. The sentiment among these large-scale traders is mixed, with 22% being bullish and 77% bearish. Of all the options we discovered, 8 are puts, valued at $1,169,464, and there was a single call, worth $73,500.

Predicted Price Range

Analyzing the Volume and Open Interest in these contracts, it seems that the big players have been eyeing a price window from $11.5 to $25.0 for American Airlines Gr during the past quarter.

Insights into Volume & Open Interest

Looking at the volume and open interest is a powerful move while trading options. This data can help you track the liquidity and interest for American Airlines Gr'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 American Airlines Gr's whale trades within a strike price range from $11.5 to $25.0 in the last 30 days.

American Airlines Gr Option Activity Analysis: Last 30 Days

Largest Options Trades Observed:

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Ask Bid Price Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
AAL PUT SWEEP BEARISH 11/15/24 $0.75 $0.71 $0.75 $12.00 $509.1K 9.3K 7.2K
AAL PUT TRADE BULLISH 01/17/25 $11.05 $11.0 $11.0 $25.00 $330.0K 0 300
AAL PUT SWEEP BEARISH 05/17/24 $2.99 $2.98 $2.99 $17.00 $104.0K 264 329
AAL CALL SWEEP BEARISH 05/17/24 $2.49 $2.45 $2.45 $11.50 $73.5K 10 10
AAL PUT SWEEP BULLISH 01/16/26 $6.35 $6.25 $6.25 $20.00 $71.2K 944 10

About American Airlines Gr

American Airlines is the world's largest airline by aircraft, capacity, and scheduled revenue passenger miles. Its major US hubs are Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix, and Washington, D.C. It generates over 30% of US airline revenue connecting Latin America with destinations in the United States. After completing a major fleet renewal, the company has the youngest fleet of US legacy carriers.

American Airlines Gr's Current Market Status

  • Trading volume stands at 9,814,905, with AAL's price up by 0.07%, positioned at $13.87.
  • RSI indicators show the stock to be may be approaching overbought.
  • Earnings announcement expected in 76 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.

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