Lumen Technologies Whale Trades For February 18

Lumen Technologies Whale Trades For February 18

Someone with a lot of money to spend has taken a bullish stance on Lumen Technologies LUMN.

And retail traders should know.

We noticed this today when the big position showed up on publicly available options history that we track here at Benzinga.

Whether this is an institution or just a wealthy individual, we don't know. But when something this big happens with LUMN, it often means somebody knows something is about to happen.

Today, Benzinga's options scanner spotted 10 options trades for Lumen Technologies.

This isn't normal.

The overall sentiment of these big-money traders is split between 60% bullish and 40%, bearish.

Out of all of the options we uncovered, 9 are puts, for a total amount of $1,013,164, and there was 1 call, for a total amount of $25,400.

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 $8.0 to $25.0 for Lumen Technologies over the last 3 months.

Volume & Open Interest Development

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 Lumen Technologies'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 Lumen Technologies's whale activity within a strike price range from $8.0 to $25.0 in the last 30 days.

Lumen Technologies 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
LUMN PUT SWEEP BULLISH 07/15/22 $25.00 $154.5K 997 200
LUMN PUT SWEEP BULLISH 07/15/22 $25.00 $153.4K 997 300
LUMN PUT SWEEP BULLISH 07/15/22 $25.00 $152.3K 997 547
LUMN PUT SWEEP NEUTRAL 07/15/22 $25.00 $151.4K 997 100
LUMN PUT SWEEP BULLISH 07/15/22 $25.00 $139.9K 997 403

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
LUMN PUT SWEEP BULLISH 07/15/22 $25.00 $154.5K 997 200
LUMN PUT SWEEP BULLISH 07/15/22 $25.00 $153.4K 997 300
LUMN PUT SWEEP BULLISH 07/15/22 $25.00 $152.3K 997 547
LUMN PUT SWEEP NEUTRAL 07/15/22 $25.00 $151.4K 997 100
LUMN PUT SWEEP BULLISH 07/15/22 $25.00 $139.9K 997 403

Where Is Lumen Technologies Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 8,804,272, the price of LUMN is up 1.02% at $9.88.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock is currently neutral between overbought and oversold.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 75 days.

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