Check Out What Whales Are Doing With ASML

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

We gleaned this information from our observations today when Benzinga's options scanner highlighted 10 extraordinary options activities for ASML Holding. This level of activity is out of the ordinary.

The general mood among these heavyweight investors is divided, with 30% leaning bullish and 30% bearish. Among these notable options, 2 are puts, totaling $60,900, and 8 are calls, amounting to $521,021.

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 $900.0 to $1140.0 for ASML Holding during the past quarter.

Analyzing Volume & Open Interest

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 ASML Holding'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 ASML Holding's whale activity within a strike price range from $900.0 to $1140.0 in the last 30 days.

ASML Holding Call and Put Volume: 30-Day Overview

Significant Options Trades Detected:

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Ask Bid Price Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
ASML CALL TRADE BULLISH 07/19/24 $77.2 $75.5 $77.2 $1000.00 $223.8K 400 30
ASML CALL TRADE BEARISH 07/19/24 $55.1 $54.6 $54.6 $1040.00 $60.0K 135 0
ASML CALL TRADE NEUTRAL 01/17/25 $102.2 $98.6 $100.55 $1100.00 $50.2K 430 9
ASML CALL TRADE BEARISH 08/16/24 $32.4 $31.4 $31.4 $1140.00 $43.9K 42 0
ASML CALL TRADE BEARISH 01/17/25 $216.0 $211.1 $211.05 $900.00 $42.2K 104 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.

Current Position of ASML Holding

  • With a volume of 45,040, the price of ASML is down -1.09% at $1041.17.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be approaching overbought.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 40 days.

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