Decoding ASML Holding's Options Activity: What's the Big Picture?

Whales with a lot of money to spend have taken a noticeably bullish stance on ASML Holding.

Looking at options history for ASML Holding ASML we detected 23 trades.

If we consider the specifics of each trade, it is accurate to state that 34% of the investors opened trades with bullish expectations and 34% with bearish.

From the overall spotted trades, 6 are puts, for a total amount of $395,720 and 17, calls, for a total amount of $1,042,588.

Expected Price Movements

Analyzing the Volume and Open Interest in these contracts, it seems that the big players have been eyeing a price window from $410.0 to $1050.0 for ASML Holding during the past quarter.

Analyzing Volume & Open Interest

Examining the volume and open interest provides crucial insights into stock research. This information is key in gauging liquidity and interest levels for ASML Holding's options at certain strike prices. Below, we present a snapshot of the trends in volume and open interest for calls and puts across ASML Holding's significant trades, within a strike price range of $410.0 to $1050.0, over the past month.

ASML Holding 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
ASML PUT TRADE BULLISH 07/19/24 $100.3 $99.0 $99.0 $1000.00 $168.3K 107 0
ASML CALL SWEEP NEUTRAL 09/20/24 $69.5 $68.5 $68.5 $940.00 $103.3K 98 99
ASML CALL TRADE NEUTRAL 01/17/25 $519.4 $505.1 $513.35 $410.00 $102.6K 17 2
ASML PUT TRADE BEARISH 06/21/24 $57.3 $56.2 $57.3 $950.00 $97.4K 173 0
ASML CALL SWEEP BEARISH 10/18/24 $56.6 $46.8 $46.8 $1000.00 $93.8K 25 0

About ASML Holding

ASML is the leader in photolithography systems used in the manufacturing of semiconductors. Photolithography is the process in which a light source is used to expose circuit patterns from a photo mask onto a semiconductor wafer. The latest technological advances in this segment allow chipmakers to continually increase the number of transistors on the same area of silicon, with lithography historically representing a high portion of the cost of making cutting-edge chips. ASML outsources the manufacturing of most of its parts, acting like an assembler. ASML's main clients are TSMC, Samsung, and Intel.

In light of the recent options history for ASML Holding, it's now appropriate to focus on the company itself. We aim to explore its current performance.

Where Is ASML Holding Standing Right Now?

  • With a trading volume of 261,206, the price of ASML is down by -0.14%, reaching $906.92.
  • Current RSI values indicate that the stock is is currently neutral between overbought and oversold.
  • Next earnings report is scheduled for 70 days from now.

Expert Opinions on ASML Holding

1 market experts have recently issued ratings for this stock, with a consensus target price of $1052.0.

  • An analyst from Bernstein has decided to maintain their Outperform rating on ASML Holding, which currently sits at a price target of $1052.

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