Looking At AerCap Holdings's Recent Whale Trades

Someone with a lot of money to spend has taken a bearish stance on AerCap Holdings AER.

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 AER, it often means somebody knows something is about to happen.

So how do we know what this whale just did?

Today, Benzinga's options scanner spotted 13 uncommon options trades for AerCap Holdings.

This isn't normal.

The overall sentiment of these big-money traders is split between 15% bullish and 84%, bearish.

Out of all of the special options we uncovered, 10 are puts, for a total amount of $693,773, and 3 are calls, for a total amount of $224,600.

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 $40.0 to $62.5 for AerCap Holdings over the last 3 months.

Volume & Open Interest Development

In terms of liquidity and interest, the mean open interest for AerCap Holdings options trades today is 754.14 with a total volume of 7,093.00.

In the following chart, we are able to follow the development of volume and open interest of call and put options for AerCap Holdings's big money trades within a strike price range of $40.0 to $62.5 over the last 30 days.

AerCap Holdings Option Volume And Open Interest Over Last 30 Days

Options Call Chart

Biggest Options Spotted:

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
AER PUT SWEEP BEARISH 04/14/22 $52.50 $190.7K 662 206
AER PUT SWEEP BEARISH 04/14/22 $52.50 $130.0K 662 206
AER CALL TRADE BULLISH 04/14/22 $52.50 $114.0K 858 546
AER PUT SWEEP BEARISH 04/14/22 $40.00 $89.5K 998 1.7K
AER PUT TRADE BEARISH 04/14/22 $52.50 $69.9K 662 606

Where Is AerCap Holdings Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 2,185,703, the price of AER is down -7.86% at $47.46.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be oversold.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 26 days.

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