Bank of America Whale Trades Spotted

Bank of America Whale Trades Spotted

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

Looking at options history for Bank of America BAC we detected 17 strange trades.

If we consider the specifics of each trade, it is accurate to state that 0% of the investors opened trades with bullish expectations and 100% with bearish.

From the overall spotted trades, 3 are puts, for a total amount of $300,199 and 14, calls, for a total amount of $1,055,040.

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 $32.0 to $40.0 for Bank of America 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 Bank of America'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 Bank of America's whale activity within a strike price range from $32.0 to $40.0 in the last 30 days.

Bank of America 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
BAC CALL SWEEP BEARISH 01/20/23 $32.00 $338.1K 21.2K 3.3K
BAC PUT SWEEP BEARISH 10/21/22 $32.00 $160.4K 6.7K 154
BAC CALL TRADE BEARISH 01/20/23 $32.00 $114.7K 21.2K 2.4K
BAC CALL TRADE BEARISH 01/20/23 $32.00 $114.7K 21.2K 1.2K
BAC CALL TRADE BEARISH 01/20/23 $32.00 $114.7K 21.2K 546

Where Is Bank of America Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 2,428,398, the price of BAC is down -1.35% at $33.26.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be approaching overbought.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 72 days.

What The Experts Say On Bank of America:

  • Societe Generale upgraded its action to Buy with a price target of $37
  • RBC Capital has decided to maintain their Outperform rating on Bank of America, which currently sits at a price target of $40.
  • Credit Suisse has decided to maintain their Outperform rating on Bank of America, which currently sits at a price target of $43.
  • Barclays has decided to maintain their Overweight rating on Bank of America, which currently sits at a price target of $51.
  • Morgan Stanley has decided to maintain their Equal-Weight rating on Bank of America, which currently sits at a price target of $40.

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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