Check Out What Whales Are Doing With FCX

Financial giants have made a conspicuous bearish move on Freeport-McMoRan. Our analysis of options history for Freeport-McMoRan FCX revealed 31 unusual trades.

Delving into the details, we found 35% of traders were bullish, while 54% showed bearish tendencies. Out of all the trades we spotted, 14 were puts, with a value of $897,961, and 17 were calls, valued at $820,715.

Predicted Price Range

Taking into account the Volume and Open Interest on these contracts, it appears that whales have been targeting a price range from $35.0 to $65.0 for Freeport-McMoRan over the last 3 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 Freeport-McMoRan'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 Freeport-McMoRan's whale activity within a strike price range from $35.0 to $65.0 in the last 30 days.

Freeport-McMoRan Option Activity Analysis: Last 30 Days

Noteworthy Options Activity:

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Ask Bid Price Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
FCX CALL TRADE NEUTRAL 06/21/24 $1.16 $1.14 $1.15 $55.00 $172.1K 104.0K 2.5K
FCX PUT SWEEP NEUTRAL 06/20/25 $5.9 $5.8 $5.85 $50.00 $137.5K 539 295
FCX PUT SWEEP BEARISH 06/20/25 $5.85 $5.8 $5.83 $50.00 $99.9K 539 494
FCX PUT SWEEP BEARISH 01/16/26 $7.45 $7.4 $7.44 $50.00 $90.8K 406 479
FCX PUT SWEEP BEARISH 06/21/24 $1.1 $1.08 $1.1 $50.00 $82.5K 8.4K 850

About Freeport-McMoRan

Freeport-McMoRan Inc is an international mining company. It has organized its mining operations into four primary divisions: North America copper mines, South America mining, Indonesia mining and Molybdenum mines. Its reportable segments include the Morenci, Cerro Verde and Grasberg (Indonesia mining) copper mines, the Rod & Refining operations and Atlantic Copper Smelting and Refining. It derives key revenue from the sale of Copper.

Having examined the options trading patterns of Freeport-McMoRan, our attention now turns directly to the company. This shift allows us to delve into its present market position and performance

Where Is Freeport-McMoRan Standing Right Now?

  • With a trading volume of 5,880,448, the price of FCX is up by 0.64%, reaching $51.92.
  • Current RSI values indicate that the stock is may be approaching overbought.
  • Next earnings report is scheduled for 66 days from now.

Expert Opinions on Freeport-McMoRan

5 market experts have recently issued ratings for this stock, with a consensus target price of $52.8.

  • Consistent in their evaluation, an analyst from Raymond James keeps a Outperform rating on Freeport-McMoRan with a target price of $54.
  • An analyst from JP Morgan persists with their Neutral rating on Freeport-McMoRan, maintaining a target price of $51.
  • An analyst from Scotiabank persists with their Sector Outperform rating on Freeport-McMoRan, maintaining a target price of $53.
  • An analyst from Argus Research persists with their Buy rating on Freeport-McMoRan, maintaining a target price of $54.
  • An analyst from JP Morgan has decided to maintain their Neutral rating on Freeport-McMoRan, which currently sits at a price target of $52.

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