Check Out What Whales Are Doing With DASH

Check Out What Whales Are Doing With DASH

Someone with a lot of money to spend has taken a bearish stance on DoorDash DASH.

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

So how do we know what this whale just did?

Today, Benzinga's options scanner spotted 13 uncommon options trades for DoorDash.

This isn't normal.

The overall sentiment of these big-money traders is split between 30% bullish and 69%, bearish.

Out of all of the special options we uncovered, 7 are puts, for a total amount of $597,068, and 6 are calls, for a total amount of $315,798.

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 $40.0 to $80.0 for DoorDash over the last 3 months.

Volume & Open Interest Development

Looking at the volume and open interest is a powerful move while trading options. This data can help you track the liquidity and interest for DoorDash'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 DoorDash's whale trades within a strike price range from $40.0 to $80.0 in the last 30 days.

DoorDash 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
DASH PUT SWEEP BEARISH 08/05/22 $65.00 $210.9K 102 537
DASH PUT SWEEP BULLISH 01/20/23 $40.00 $177.5K 1.0K 519
DASH CALL TRADE BEARISH 01/19/24 $80.00 $91.1K 191 101
DASH CALL TRADE BEARISH 01/19/24 $80.00 $87.5K 191 51
DASH PUT SWEEP BULLISH 08/05/22 $55.00 $62.8K 325 673

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
DASH PUT SWEEP BEARISH 08/05/22 $65.00 $210.9K 102 537
DASH PUT SWEEP BULLISH 01/20/23 $40.00 $177.5K 1.0K 519
DASH CALL TRADE BEARISH 01/19/24 $80.00 $91.1K 191 101
DASH CALL TRADE BEARISH 01/19/24 $80.00 $87.5K 191 51
DASH PUT SWEEP BULLISH 08/05/22 $55.00 $62.8K 325 673

Where Is DoorDash Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 3,450,126, the price of DASH is down -4.21% at $68.74.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock is currently neutral between overbought and oversold.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 9 days.

What The Experts Say On DoorDash:

  • Citigroup has decided to maintain their Buy rating on DoorDash, which currently sits at a price target of $118.
  • JP Morgan has decided to maintain their Neutral rating on DoorDash, which currently sits at a price target of $90.
  • Needham has decided to maintain their Buy rating on DoorDash, which currently sits at a price target of $100.

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 DoorDash, Benzinga Pro gives you real-time options trades alerts.

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