What Are Whales Doing With Zoom Video

What Are Whales Doing With Zoom Video

 

Someone with a lot of money to spend has taken a bullish stance on Zoom Video Comms ZM.

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 ZM, 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 28 uncommon options trades for Zoom Video Comms.

This isn't normal.

The overall sentiment of these big-money traders is split between 53% bullish and 46%, bearish.

Out of all of the special options we uncovered, 22 are puts, for a total amount of $1,868,403, and 6 are calls, for a total amount of $432,072.

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 $85.0 to $400.0 for Zoom Video Comms 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 Zoom Video Comms'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 Zoom Video Comms's whale trades within a strike price range from $85.0 to $400.0 in the last 30 days.

Zoom Video Comms 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
ZM PUT TRADE NEUTRAL 01/19/24 $300.00 $476.8K 64 237
ZM PUT SWEEP NEUTRAL 01/19/24 $400.00 $261.8K 0 34
ZM PUT SWEEP NEUTRAL 01/19/24 $300.00 $172.0K 64 34
ZM CALL SWEEP NEUTRAL 02/17/23 $110.00 $159.0K 393 150
ZM PUT TRADE BEARISH 01/20/23 $360.00 $150.4K 68 6

Where Is Zoom Video Comms Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 1,629,538, the price of ZM is up 1.48% at $109.66.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be approaching overbought.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 10 days.

What The Experts Say On Zoom Video Comms:

  • Bernstein downgraded its action to Market Perform with a price target of $122
  • MKM Partners downgraded its action to Buy with a price target of $135
  • MKM Partners downgraded its action to Buy with a price target of $135

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 Zoom Video Comms, Benzinga Pro gives you real-time options trades alerts.

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