Northrop Grumman Whale Trades Spotted

Northrop Grumman Whale Trades Spotted

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

Looking at options history for Northrop Grumman NOC we detected 13 strange trades.

If we consider the specifics of each trade, it is accurate to state that 7% of the investors opened trades with bullish expectations and 92% with bearish.

From the overall spotted trades, 7 are puts, for a total amount of $429,630 and 6, calls, for a total amount of $271,420.

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 $350.0 to $680.0 for Northrop Grumman 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 Northrop Grumman'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 Northrop Grumman's whale activity within a strike price range from $350.0 to $680.0 in the last 30 days.

Northrop Grumman 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
NOC CALL TRADE BEARISH 01/19/24 $450.00 $101.8K 144 15
NOC PUT TRADE BEARISH 01/19/24 $450.00 $90.2K 188 16
NOC PUT TRADE BULLISH 01/19/24 $450.00 $84.7K 188 41
NOC PUT TRADE BEARISH 01/19/24 $350.00 $61.7K 72 29
NOC PUT TRADE NEUTRAL 01/19/24 $450.00 $56.5K 188 26

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
NOC CALL TRADE BEARISH 01/19/24 $450.00 $101.8K 144 15
NOC PUT TRADE BEARISH 01/19/24 $450.00 $90.2K 188 16
NOC PUT TRADE BULLISH 01/19/24 $450.00 $84.7K 188 41
NOC PUT TRADE BEARISH 01/19/24 $350.00 $61.7K 72 29
NOC PUT TRADE NEUTRAL 01/19/24 $450.00 $56.5K 188 26

Where Is Northrop Grumman Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 297,126, the price of NOC is down -0.66% at $450.35.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock is currently neutral between overbought and oversold.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 2 days.

What The Experts Say On Northrop Grumman:

  • Morgan Stanley has decided to maintain their Overweight rating on Northrop Grumman, which currently sits at a price target of $530.

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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