Freeport-McMoRan Whale Trades For January 25

A whale with a lot of money to spend has taken a noticeably bullish stance on Freeport-McMoRan.

Looking at options history for Freeport-McMoRan FCX we detected 15 strange trades.

If we consider the specifics of each trade, it is accurate to state that 60% of the investors opened trades with bullish expectations and 40% with bearish.

From the overall spotted trades, 2 are puts, for a total amount of $75,317 and 13, calls, for a total amount of $519,668.

What's The Price Target?

Taking into account the Volume and Open Interest on these contracts, it appears that whales have been targeting a price range from $28.0 to $45.0 for Freeport-McMoRan over the last 3 months.

Volume & Open Interest Development

In terms of liquidity and interest, the mean open interest for Freeport-McMoRan options trades today is 9036.09 with a total volume of 36,596.00.

In the following chart, we are able to follow the development of volume and open interest of call and put options for Freeport-McMoRan's big money trades within a strike price range of $28.0 to $45.0 over the last 30 days.

Freeport-McMoRan Option Volume And Open Interest Over Last 30 Days

Biggest Options Spotted:

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
FCX CALL SWEEP BULLISH 01/28/22 $32.00 $136.0K 400 202
FCX CALL TRADE BULLISH 01/19/24 $37.00 $53.0K 1.7K 53
FCX PUT TRADE BEARISH 03/18/22 $28.00 $44.0K 4.1K 1.0K
FCX CALL TRADE NEUTRAL 01/20/23 $37.00 $42.6K 3.6K 50
FCX CALL TRADE BEARISH 06/17/22 $40.00 $40.0K 19.2K 2.8K

Where Is Freeport-McMoRan Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 15,796,556, the price of FCX is down -1.55% at $39.34.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be approaching oversold.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 1 days.

What The Experts Say On Freeport-McMoRan:

  • Raymond James has decided to maintain their Outperform rating on Freeport-McMoRan, which currently sits at a price target of $49.

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