Illumina Whale Trades Spotted

A whale with a lot of money to spend has taken a noticeably bearish stance on Illumina.

Looking at options history for Illumina ILMN we detected 11 strange trades.

If we consider the specifics of each trade, it is accurate to state that 36% of the investors opened trades with bullish expectations and 63% with bearish.

From the overall spotted trades, 4 are puts, for a total amount of $181,215 and 7, calls, for a total amount of $471,633.

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 $185.0 to $260.0 for Illumina over the last 3 months.

Volume & Open Interest Development

In terms of liquidity and interest, the mean open interest for Illumina options trades today is 369.83 with a total volume of 1,836.00.

In the following chart, we are able to follow the development of volume and open interest of call and put options for Illumina's big money trades within a strike price range of $185.0 to $260.0 over the last 30 days.

Illumina 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
ILMN CALL SWEEP BEARISH 08/19/22 $200.00 $154.3K 74 176
ILMN CALL TRADE BEARISH 08/19/22 $200.00 $121.1K 74 83
ILMN PUT SWEEP BULLISH 07/15/22 $200.00 $84.9K 32 121
ILMN CALL SWEEP BEARISH 08/19/22 $200.00 $60.3K 74 259
ILMN CALL SWEEP BULLISH 07/15/22 $192.50 $42.1K 496 50

Where Is Illumina Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 581,718, the price of ILMN is down -1.38% at $199.4.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock is currently neutral between overbought and oversold.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 27 days.

What The Experts Say On Illumina:

  • Citigroup has decided to maintain their Neutral rating on Illumina, which currently sits at a price target of $220.

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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