Bristol-Myers Squibb Whale Trades For July 12

Someone with a lot of money to spend has taken a bearish stance on Bristol-Myers Squibb BMY.

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 BMY, it often means somebody knows something is about to happen.

Today, Benzinga's options scanner spotted 22 options trades for Bristol-Myers Squibb.

This isn't normal.

The overall sentiment of these big-money traders is split between 27% bullish and 72%, bearish.

Out of all of the options we uncovered, there was 1 put, for a total amount of $33,880, and 21, calls, for a total amount of $1,309,752..

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 $50.0 to $80.0 for Bristol-Myers Squibb 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 Bristol-Myers Squibb'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 Bristol-Myers Squibb's whale activity within a strike price range from $50.0 to $80.0 in the last 30 days.

Bristol-Myers Squibb 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
BMY CALL SWEEP BEARISH 01/20/23 $65.00 $246.0K 7.8K 200
BMY CALL SWEEP BULLISH 01/20/23 $62.50 $224.6K 23.3K 272
BMY CALL SWEEP BEARISH 01/20/23 $60.00 $160.5K 4.8K 99
BMY CALL SWEEP BULLISH 01/20/23 $62.50 $84.6K 23.3K 72
BMY CALL SWEEP BEARISH 11/18/22 $70.00 $74.0K 128 100

Where Is Bristol-Myers Squibb Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 9,199,770, the price of BMY is down -0.67% at $75.05.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be approaching overbought.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 15 days.

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 Bristol-Myers Squibb, Benzinga Pro gives you real-time options trades alerts.

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