Check Out What Whales Are Doing With ABR

Investors with significant funds have taken a bearish position in Arbor Realty Trust ABR, a development that retail traders should be aware of.

This was brought to our attention today through our monitoring of publicly accessible options data at Benzinga. The exact nature of these investors remains a mystery, but such a major move in ABR usually indicates foreknowledge of upcoming events.

Today, Benzinga's options scanner identified 10 options transactions for Arbor Realty Trust. This is an unusual occurrence. The sentiment among these large-scale traders is mixed, with 10% being bullish and 80% bearish. Of all the options we discovered, 9 are puts, valued at $836,547, and there was a single call, worth $30,000.

Predicted Price Range

After evaluating the trading volumes and Open Interest, it's evident that the major market movers are focusing on a price band between $13.0 and $14.0 for Arbor Realty Trust, spanning the last three months.

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 Arbor Realty Trust'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 Arbor Realty Trust's whale activity within a strike price range from $13.0 to $14.0 in the last 30 days.

Arbor Realty Trust 30-Day Option Volume & Interest Snapshot

Largest Options Trades Observed:

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Ask Bid Price Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
ABR PUT SWEEP NEUTRAL 08/16/24 $1.15 $1.1 $1.1 $13.00 $187.2K 333 5.9K
ABR PUT SWEEP BULLISH 08/16/24 $1.15 $1.05 $1.05 $13.00 $158.1K 333 4.0K
ABR PUT SWEEP BEARISH 08/16/24 $1.1 $1.0 $1.1 $13.00 $98.2K 333 6.8K
ABR PUT SWEEP BEARISH 08/16/24 $1.1 $0.8 $1.05 $13.00 $96.9K 333 2.5K
ABR PUT SWEEP BEARISH 08/16/24 $1.4 $1.05 $1.05 $13.00 $89.4K 333 625

About Arbor Realty Trust

Arbor Realty Trust Inc is a specialized real estate finance company. It invests in a diversified portfolio of structured finance assets in the multifamily and commercial real estate markets, consisting of bridge and mezzanine loans, including junior participating interests in first mortgages, preferred, and direct equity. In addition, it may also directly acquire real property and invest in real estate-related notes and certain mortgage-related securities. The company has two business segments, Structured Business and Agency Business. It generates a majority of its revenue from the Structured Business Segment. The company is externally managed and advised by Arbor Commercial Mortgage, LLC.

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

Arbor Realty Trust's Current Market Status

  • Trading volume stands at 440,368, with ABR's price down by -4.18%, positioned at $13.53.
  • RSI indicators show the stock to be may be approaching overbought.
  • Earnings announcement expected in 49 days.

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