Behind the Scenes of Freeport-McMoRan's Latest Options Trends

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Whales with a lot of money to spend have taken a noticeably bullish stance on Freeport-McMoRan.

Looking at options history for Freeport-McMoRan FCX we detected 9 trades.

If we consider the specifics of each trade, it is accurate to state that 44% of the investors opened trades with bullish expectations and 44% with bearish.

From the overall spotted trades, 4 are puts, for a total amount of $179,528 and 5, calls, for a total amount of $172,271.

Expected Price Movements

Based on the trading activity, it appears that the significant investors are aiming for a price territory stretching from $50.0 to $60.0 for Freeport-McMoRan over the recent three months.

Volume & Open Interest Development

Examining the volume and open interest provides crucial insights into stock research. This information is key in gauging liquidity and interest levels for Freeport-McMoRan's options at certain strike prices. Below, we present a snapshot of the trends in volume and open interest for calls and puts across Freeport-McMoRan's significant trades, within a strike price range of $50.0 to $60.0, over the past month.

Freeport-McMoRan 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
FCX PUT SWEEP BEARISH 07/19/24 $1.51 $1.48 $1.5 $50.00 $60.1K 5.2K 101
FCX PUT SWEEP BULLISH 05/31/24 $1.24 $1.05 $1.05 $53.00 $51.3K 2.4K 504
FCX CALL SWEEP BULLISH 05/31/24 $1.19 $1.16 $1.19 $52.00 $50.8K 3.0K 1.3K
FCX PUT SWEEP BEARISH 05/31/24 $1.13 $1.09 $1.09 $53.00 $39.7K 2.4K 908
FCX CALL TRADE BULLISH 05/31/24 $0.77 $0.69 $0.77 $53.00 $38.5K 3.2K 105

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.

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

Where Is Freeport-McMoRan Standing Right Now?

  • With a trading volume of 2,281,419, the price of FCX is up by 2.06%, reaching $52.59.
  • Current RSI values indicate that the stock is may be approaching overbought.
  • Next earnings report is scheduled for 51 days from now.

Professional Analyst Ratings for Freeport-McMoRan

Over the past month, 1 industry analysts have shared their insights on this stock, proposing an average target price of $54.0.

  • Consistent in their evaluation, an analyst from UBS keeps a Neutral rating on Freeport-McMoRan with a target price of $54.

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