This Is What Whales Are Betting On Walt Disney

Someone with a lot of money to spend has taken a bullish stance on Walt Disney DIS.

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

Today, Benzinga's options scanner spotted 16 options trades for Walt Disney.

This isn't normal.

The overall sentiment of these big-money traders is split between 56% bullish and 43%, bearish.

Out of all of the options we uncovered, 15 are puts, for a total amount of $1,590,689, and there was 1 call, for a total amount of $28,835.

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 $95.0 to $200.0 for Walt Disney over the last 3 months.

Volume & Open Interest Development

In terms of liquidity and interest, the mean open interest for Walt Disney options trades today is 2573.2 with a total volume of 3,837.00.

In the following chart, we are able to follow the development of volume and open interest of call and put options for Walt Disney's big money trades within a strike price range of $95.0 to $200.0 over the last 30 days.

Walt Disney 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
DIS PUT SWEEP BULLISH 01/19/24 $105.00 $247.5K 3.7K 160
DIS PUT SWEEP BULLISH 11/18/22 $105.00 $171.5K 1.3K 205
DIS PUT TRADE BEARISH 01/19/24 $195.00 $167.2K 2.1K 33
DIS PUT SWEEP BULLISH 01/19/24 $100.00 $150.5K 5.7K 286
DIS PUT SWEEP BULLISH 11/18/22 $95.00 $150.0K 1.1K 500

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
DIS PUT SWEEP BULLISH 01/19/24 $105.00 $247.5K 3.7K 160
DIS PUT SWEEP BULLISH 11/18/22 $105.00 $171.5K 1.3K 205
DIS PUT TRADE BEARISH 01/19/24 $195.00 $167.2K 2.1K 33
DIS PUT SWEEP BULLISH 01/19/24 $100.00 $150.5K 5.7K 286
DIS PUT SWEEP BULLISH 11/18/22 $95.00 $150.0K 1.1K 500

Where Is Walt Disney Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 846,275, the price of DIS is down -0.37% at $106.94.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be oversold.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 87 days.

What The Experts Say On Walt Disney:

  • Keybanc has decided to maintain their Overweight rating on Walt Disney, which currently sits at a price target of $151.
  • Credit Suisse has decided to maintain their Outperform rating on Walt Disney, which currently sits at a price target of $170.
  • Goldman Sachs has decided to maintain their Buy rating on Walt Disney, which currently sits at a price target of $148.
  • BMO Capital has decided to maintain their Market Perform rating on Walt Disney, which currently sits at a price target of $135.
  • Rosenblatt has decided to maintain their Buy rating on Walt Disney, which currently sits at a price target of $174.

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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