A Closer Look at Visa's Options Market Dynamics

Financial giants have made a conspicuous bullish move on Visa. Our analysis of options history for Visa V revealed 8 unusual trades.

Delving into the details, we found 62% of traders were bullish, while 25% showed bearish tendencies. Out of all the trades we spotted, 3 were puts, with a value of $193,142, and 5 were calls, valued at $186,415.

Expected Price Movements

Taking into account the Volume and Open Interest on these contracts, it appears that whales have been targeting a price range from $200.0 to $320.0 for Visa over the last 3 months.

Volume & Open Interest Trends

In today's trading context, the average open interest for options of Visa stands at 476.0, with a total volume reaching 438.00. The accompanying chart delineates the progression of both call and put option volume and open interest for high-value trades in Visa, situated within the strike price corridor from $200.0 to $320.0, throughout the last 30 days.

Visa 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
V PUT SWEEP NEUTRAL 08/16/24 $5.7 $5.65 $5.65 $275.00 $93.8K 63 205
V PUT TRADE BEARISH 09/19/25 $42.8 $40.9 $42.23 $320.00 $50.6K 16 12
V PUT SWEEP BULLISH 09/19/25 $45.3 $40.55 $40.55 $320.00 $48.6K 16 24
V CALL TRADE BULLISH 07/19/24 $18.25 $17.1 $17.91 $265.00 $44.7K 263 25
V CALL TRADE BULLISH 01/16/26 $81.2 $79.0 $80.85 $220.00 $40.4K 90 5

About Visa

Visa is the largest payment processor in the world. In fiscal 2022, it processed over $14 trillion in total volume. Visa operates in over 200 countries and processes transactions in over 160 currencies. Its systems are capable of processing over 65,000 transactions per second.

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

Present Market Standing of Visa

  • With a trading volume of 1,319,560, the price of V is up by 0.73%, reaching $279.07.
  • Current RSI values indicate that the stock is may be approaching overbought.
  • Next earnings report is scheduled for 46 days from now.

What The Experts Say On Visa

A total of 1 professional analysts have given their take on this stock in the last 30 days, setting an average price target of $322.0.

  • An analyst from Piper Sandler has revised its rating downward to Overweight, adjusting the price target to $322.

Trading options involves greater risks but also offers the potential for higher profits. Savvy traders mitigate these risks through ongoing education, strategic trade adjustments, utilizing various indicators, and staying attuned to market dynamics. Keep up with the latest options trades for Visa with Benzinga Pro for real-time alerts.

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