Check Out What Whales Are Doing With FDX

Someone with a lot of money to spend has taken a bullish stance on FedEx FDX.

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 FDX, 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 10 uncommon options trades for FedEx.

This isn't normal.

The overall sentiment of these big-money traders is split between 50% bullish and 50%, bearish.

Out of all of the special options we uncovered, 2 are puts, for a total amount of $66,000, and 8 are calls, for a total amount of $396,388.

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 $200.0 to $270.0 for FedEx over the last 3 months.

Volume & Open Interest Development

In terms of liquidity and interest, the mean open interest for FedEx options trades today is 575.11 with a total volume of 828.00.

In the following chart, we are able to follow the development of volume and open interest of call and put options for FedEx's big money trades within a strike price range of $200.0 to $270.0 over the last 30 days.

FedEx 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
FDX CALL SWEEP BEARISH 10/21/22 $270.00 $101.6K 587 115
FDX CALL TRADE BEARISH 08/19/22 $260.00 $70.7K 1.3K 100
FDX CALL TRADE BULLISH 01/20/23 $200.00 $45.5K 591 8
FDX CALL SWEEP NEUTRAL 09/16/22 $270.00 $44.4K 530 74
FDX CALL SWEEP BEARISH 10/21/22 $270.00 $38.5K 587 151

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
FDX CALL SWEEP BEARISH 10/21/22 $270.00 $101.6K 587 115
FDX CALL TRADE BEARISH 08/19/22 $260.00 $70.7K 1.3K 100
FDX CALL TRADE BULLISH 01/20/23 $200.00 $45.5K 591 8
FDX CALL SWEEP NEUTRAL 09/16/22 $270.00 $44.4K 530 74
FDX CALL SWEEP BEARISH 10/21/22 $270.00 $38.5K 587 151

Where Is FedEx Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 262,921, the price of FDX is up 2.3% at $246.0.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be approaching overbought.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 84 days.

What The Experts Say On FedEx:

  • B of A Securities has decided to maintain their Buy rating on FedEx, which currently sits at a price target of $276.
  • Stephens & Co. has decided to maintain their Overweight rating on FedEx, which currently sits at a price target of $295.
  • JP Morgan has decided to maintain their Overweight rating on FedEx, which currently sits at a price target of $284.
  • JP Morgan has decided to maintain their Overweight rating on FedEx, which currently sits at a price target of $279.
  • Credit Suisse has decided to maintain their Outperform rating on FedEx, which currently sits at a price target of $314.

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 FedEx, Benzinga Pro gives you real-time options trades alerts.

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