Nike Whale Trades Spotted

Someone with a lot of money to spend has taken a bullish stance on Nike NKE.

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 NKE, 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 26 uncommon options trades for Nike.

This isn't normal.

The overall sentiment of these big-money traders is split between 57% bullish and 42%, bearish.

Out of all of the special options we uncovered, 10 are puts, for a total amount of $411,061, and 16 are calls, for a total amount of $780,402.

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 $105.0 to $145.0 for Nike 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 Nike'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 Nike's whale trades within a strike price range from $105.0 to $145.0 in the last 30 days.

Nike 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
NKE CALL TRADE BULLISH 08/19/22 $105.00 $115.2K 8.8K 139
NKE CALL TRADE BULLISH 01/19/24 $115.00 $108.6K 356 60
NKE PUT TRADE BULLISH 08/19/22 $105.00 $89.0K 16.3K 3.1K
NKE CALL TRADE BULLISH 06/16/23 $110.00 $59.0K 701 83
NKE PUT TRADE BEARISH 08/19/22 $110.00 $57.8K 1.0K 333

Where Is Nike Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 7,390,457, the price of NKE is up 2.39% at $114.91.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be approaching overbought.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 55 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 Nike, Benzinga Pro gives you real-time options trades alerts.

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