Unpacking the Latest Options Trading Trends in Salesforce

Deep-pocketed investors have adopted a bullish approach towards Salesforce CRM, 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 CRM usually suggests something big is about to happen.

We gleaned this information from our observations today when Benzinga's options scanner highlighted 13 extraordinary options activities for Salesforce. This level of activity is out of the ordinary.

The general mood among these heavyweight investors is divided, with 61% leaning bullish and 38% bearish. Among these notable options, 4 are puts, totaling $500,292, and 9 are calls, amounting to $413,815.

What's The Price Target?

Based on the trading activity, it appears that the significant investors are aiming for a price territory stretching from $180.0 to $300.0 for Salesforce over the recent three months.

Insights into Volume & Open Interest

In today's trading context, the average open interest for options of Salesforce stands at 1083.22, with a total volume reaching 380.00. The accompanying chart delineates the progression of both call and put option volume and open interest for high-value trades in Salesforce, situated within the strike price corridor from $180.0 to $300.0, throughout the last 30 days.

Salesforce Option Activity Analysis: Last 30 Days

Biggest Options Spotted:

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Ask Bid Price Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
CRM PUT TRADE BULLISH 01/17/25 $14.0 $13.8 $13.85 $250.00 $311.6K 2.2K 225
CRM PUT TRADE BULLISH 07/19/24 $6.7 $6.55 $6.6 $260.00 $105.6K 1.0K 14
CRM CALL TRADE BEARISH 06/21/24 $100.9 $99.5 $100.0 $180.00 $100.0K 313 0
CRM CALL TRADE BEARISH 08/16/24 $37.45 $37.0 $37.0 $250.00 $74.0K 631 0
CRM CALL TRADE BULLISH 01/17/25 $56.75 $56.4 $56.75 $240.00 $68.1K 1.6K 0

About Salesforce

Salesforce Inc provides enterprise cloud computing solutions. The company offers customer relationship management technology that brings companies and customers together. Its Customer 360 platform helps the group to deliver a single source of truth, connecting customer data across systems, apps, and devices to help companies sell, service, market, and conduct commerce. It also offers Service Cloud for customer support, Marketing Cloud for digital marketing campaigns, Commerce Cloud as an e-commerce engine, the Salesforce Platform, which allows enterprises to build applications, and other solutions, such as MuleSoft for data integration.

Following our analysis of the options activities associated with Salesforce, we pivot to a closer look at the company's own performance.

Salesforce's Current Market Status

  • With a volume of 499,407, the price of CRM is up 1.08% at $278.13.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock is currently neutral between overbought and oversold.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 19 days.

What The Experts Say On Salesforce

A total of 5 professional analysts have given their take on this stock in the last 30 days, setting an average price target of $353.4.

  • An analyst from Wolfe Research downgraded its action to Outperform with a price target of $365.
  • An analyst from Jefferies persists with their Buy rating on Salesforce, maintaining a target price of $360.
  • Reflecting concerns, an analyst from JMP Securities lowers its rating to Market Outperform with a new price target of $342.
  • Reflecting concerns, an analyst from RBC Capital lowers its rating to Outperform with a new price target of $350.
  • An analyst from RBC Capital downgraded its action to Outperform with a price target of $350.

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 Salesforce, Benzinga Pro gives you real-time options trades alerts.

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