A whale with a lot of money to spend has taken a noticeably bearish stance on Schlumberger.
Looking at options history for Schlumberger SLB we detected 14 strange trades.
If we consider the specifics of each trade, it is accurate to state that 42% of the investors opened trades with bullish expectations and 57% with bearish.
From the overall spotted trades, 4 are puts, for a total amount of $530,599 and 10, calls, for a total amount of $452,929.
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 $27.5 to $70.0 for Schlumberger 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 Schlumberger'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 Schlumberger's whale trades within a strike price range from $27.5 to $70.0 in the last 30 days.
Schlumberger 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|
Where Is Schlumberger Standing Right Now?
- With a volume of 17,800,263, the price of SLB is up 0.09% at $35.09.
- RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be oversold.
- Next earnings are expected to be released in 25 days.
What The Experts Say On Schlumberger:
- Barclays has decided to maintain their Overweight rating on Schlumberger, which currently sits at a price target of $59.
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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