S&P Global Whale Trades Spotted

Someone with a lot of money to spend has taken a bearish stance on S&P Global SPGI.

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 SPGI, 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 100 uncommon options trades for S&P Global.

This isn't normal.

The overall sentiment of these big-money traders is split between 27% bullish and 73%, bearish.

Out of all of the special options we uncovered, 11 are puts, for a total amount of $685,758, and 89 are calls, for a total amount of $4,655,718.

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 $330.0 to $410.0 for S&P Global 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 S&P Global'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 S&P Global's whale trades within a strike price range from $330.0 to $410.0 in the last 30 days.

S&P Global 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
SPGI PUT SWEEP BULLISH 02/17/23 $330.00 $219.0K 0 82
SPGI CALL SWEEP BEARISH 08/05/22 $340.00 $113.1K 0 1.7K
SPGI PUT SWEEP BULLISH 08/05/22 $340.00 $95.3K 0 236
SPGI CALL SWEEP BEARISH 08/05/22 $340.00 $77.9K 0 2.3K
SPGI PUT SWEEP BULLISH 08/05/22 $340.00 $72.3K 0 333

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
SPGI PUT SWEEP BULLISH 02/17/23 $330.00 $219.0K 0 82
SPGI CALL SWEEP BEARISH 08/05/22 $340.00 $113.1K 0 1.7K
SPGI PUT SWEEP BULLISH 08/05/22 $340.00 $95.3K 0 236
SPGI CALL SWEEP BEARISH 08/05/22 $340.00 $77.9K 0 2.3K
SPGI PUT SWEEP BULLISH 08/05/22 $340.00 $72.3K 0 333

Where Is S&P Global Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 1,661,154, the price of SPGI is up 2.26% at $341.28.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock is currently neutral between overbought and oversold.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 34 days.

What The Experts Say On S&P Global:

  • Barclays has decided to maintain their Overweight rating on S&P Global, which currently sits at a price target of $385.
  • Deutsche Bank has decided to maintain their Buy rating on S&P Global, which currently sits at a price target of $418.
  • Atlantic Equities has decided to maintain their Neutral rating on S&P Global, which currently sits at a price target of $375.
  • Morgan Stanley has decided to maintain their Overweight rating on S&P Global, which currently sits at a price target of $401.
  • Jefferies has decided to maintain their Buy rating on S&P Global, which currently sits at a price target of $416.

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.

If you want to stay updated on the latest options trades for S&P Global, Benzinga Pro gives you real-time options trades alerts.

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