This Is What Whales Are Betting On AutoZone

This Is What Whales Are Betting On AutoZone

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

Looking at options history for AutoZone AZO we detected 10 strange trades.

If we consider the specifics of each trade, it is accurate to state that 20% of the investors opened trades with bullish expectations and 80% with bearish.

From the overall spotted trades, 6 are puts, for a total amount of $249,610 and 4, calls, for a total amount of $154,300.

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 $2100.0 to $2300.0 for AutoZone over the last 3 months.

Volume & Open Interest Development

Looking at the volume and open interest is an insightful way to conduct due diligence on a stock.

This data can help you track the liquidity and interest for AutoZone'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 AutoZone's whale activity within a strike price range from $2100.0 to $2300.0 in the last 30 days.

AutoZone 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
AZO PUT TRADE BEARISH 08/19/22 $2180.00 $55.3K 5 13
AZO PUT TRADE NEUTRAL 07/15/22 $2300.00 $53.9K 2 5
AZO PUT TRADE BULLISH 07/22/22 $2185.00 $50.0K 0 10
AZO CALL TRADE BEARISH 07/15/22 $2100.00 $49.4K 30 11
AZO CALL TRADE BEARISH 07/15/22 $2100.00 $48.9K 30 6

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
AZO PUT TRADE BEARISH 08/19/22 $2180.00 $55.3K 5 13
AZO PUT TRADE NEUTRAL 07/15/22 $2300.00 $53.9K 2 5
AZO PUT TRADE BULLISH 07/22/22 $2185.00 $50.0K 0 10
AZO CALL TRADE BEARISH 07/15/22 $2100.00 $49.4K 30 11
AZO CALL TRADE BEARISH 07/15/22 $2100.00 $48.9K 30 6

Where Is AutoZone Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 148,296, the price of AZO is up 0.68% at $2183.36.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be approaching overbought.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 74 days.

What The Experts Say On AutoZone:

  • Goldman Sachs upgraded its action to Buy with a price target of $2296
  • MKM Partners downgraded its action to Buy with a price target of $2350
  • Morgan Stanley upgraded its action to Overweight with a price target of $2420

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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