This Is What Whales Are Betting On ASML Holding

This Is What Whales Are Betting On ASML Holding

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

Looking at options history for ASML Holding ASML we detected 19 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, 9 are puts, for a total amount of $430,760 and 10, calls, for a total amount of $356,409.

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 $440.0 to $650.0 for ASML Holding over the last 3 months.

Volume & Open Interest Development

In terms of liquidity and interest, the mean open interest for ASML Holding options trades today is 100.54 with a total volume of 156.00.

In the following chart, we are able to follow the development of volume and open interest of call and put options for ASML Holding's big money trades within a strike price range of $440.0 to $650.0 over the last 30 days.

ASML Holding 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
ASML PUT TRADE BEARISH 10/21/22 $540.00 $63.8K 40 14
ASML PUT TRADE BEARISH 09/16/22 $530.00 $58.3K 46 20
ASML PUT TRADE BULLISH 08/05/22 $565.00 $56.3K 0 18
ASML PUT TRADE BEARISH 07/29/22 $560.00 $50.9K 4 0
ASML PUT TRADE BEARISH 01/20/23 $450.00 $50.4K 179 18

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
ASML PUT TRADE BEARISH 10/21/22 $540.00 $63.8K 40 14
ASML PUT TRADE BEARISH 09/16/22 $530.00 $58.3K 46 20
ASML PUT TRADE BULLISH 08/05/22 $565.00 $56.3K 0 18
ASML PUT TRADE BEARISH 07/29/22 $560.00 $50.9K 4 0
ASML PUT TRADE BEARISH 01/20/23 $450.00 $50.4K 179 18

Where Is ASML Holding Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 833,302, the price of ASML is up 0.44% at $536.63.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be approaching overbought.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 86 days.

What The Experts Say On ASML Holding:

  • Argus Research downgraded its action to Buy with a price target of $590
  • Wells Fargo has decided to maintain their Overweight rating on ASML Holding, which currently sits at a price target of $600.
  • JP Morgan has decided to maintain their Overweight rating on ASML Holding, which currently sits at a price target of $794.

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