This Is What Whales Are Betting On Johnson & Johnson

A whale with a lot of money to spend has taken a noticeably bullish stance on Johnson & Johnson.

Looking at options history for Johnson & Johnson JNJ we detected 20 strange trades.

If we consider the specifics of each trade, it is accurate to state that 65% of the investors opened trades with bullish expectations and 35% with bearish.

From the overall spotted trades, 15 are puts, for a total amount of $818,451 and 5, calls, for a total amount of $558,510.

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 $160.0 to $190.0 for Johnson & Johnson over the last 3 months.

Volume & Open Interest Development

Looking at the volume and open interest is a powerful move while trading options. This data can help you track the liquidity and interest for Johnson & Johnson'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 Johnson & Johnson's whale trades within a strike price range from $160.0 to $190.0 in the last 30 days.

Johnson & Johnson 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
JNJ CALL TRADE BULLISH 01/20/23 $190.00 $268.0K 3.7K 400
JNJ PUT SWEEP BULLISH 07/15/22 $160.00 $155.4K 2.3K 687
JNJ CALL TRADE BEARISH 07/15/22 $190.00 $103.6K 4.5K 780
JNJ CALL TRADE BULLISH 06/16/23 $165.00 $89.8K 201 39
JNJ PUT TRADE BULLISH 01/20/23 $170.00 $87.1K 4.4K 161

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
JNJ CALL TRADE BULLISH 01/20/23 $190.00 $268.0K 3.7K 400
JNJ PUT SWEEP BULLISH 07/15/22 $160.00 $155.4K 2.3K 687
JNJ CALL TRADE BEARISH 07/15/22 $190.00 $103.6K 4.5K 780
JNJ CALL TRADE BULLISH 06/16/23 $165.00 $89.8K 201 39
JNJ PUT TRADE BULLISH 01/20/23 $170.00 $87.1K 4.4K 161

Where Is Johnson & Johnson Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 5,147,454, the price of JNJ is up 0.64% at $177.5.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock is currently neutral between overbought and oversold.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 72 days.

What The Experts Say On Johnson & Johnson:

  • Citigroup has decided to maintain their Buy rating on Johnson & Johnson, which currently sits at a price target of $210.
  • Raymond James has decided to maintain their Outperform rating on Johnson & Johnson, which currently sits at a price target of $195.
  • Credit Suisse has decided to maintain their Outperform rating on Johnson & Johnson, which currently sits at a price target of $205.
  • Goldman Sachs has decided to maintain their Neutral rating on Johnson & Johnson, which currently sits at a price target of $181.
  • Raymond James has decided to maintain their Outperform rating on Johnson & Johnson, which currently sits at a price target of $196.

Options are a riskier asset compared to just trading the stock, but they have higher profit potential. Serious options traders manage this risk by educating themselves daily, scaling in and out of trades, following more than one indicator, and following the markets closely.

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