Marvell Tech Whale Trades For August 18

Marvell Tech Whale Trades For August 18

 

Someone with a lot of money to spend has taken a bullish stance on Marvell Tech MRVL.

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 MRVL, 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 24 uncommon options trades for Marvell Tech.

This isn't normal.

The overall sentiment of these big-money traders is split between 54% bullish and 45%, bearish.

Out of all of the special options we uncovered, 6 are puts, for a total amount of $593,089, and 18 are calls, for a total amount of $1,765,254.

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 $70.0 for Marvell Tech over the last 3 months.

Volume & Open Interest Development

In terms of liquidity and interest, the mean open interest for Marvell Tech options trades today is 1061.5 with a total volume of 8,902.00.

In the following chart, we are able to follow the development of volume and open interest of call and put options for Marvell Tech's big money trades within a strike price range of $40.0 to $70.0 over the last 30 days.

Marvell Tech 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
MRVL CALL SWEEP BEARISH 06/16/23 $57.50 $354.2K 326 968
MRVL CALL SWEEP BULLISH 08/19/22 $42.50 $257.2K 420 233
MRVL PUT SWEEP BEARISH 08/26/22 $54.00 $250.6K 625 1.1K
MRVL CALL SWEEP BEARISH 06/16/23 $70.00 $235.5K 304 500
MRVL PUT TRADE BEARISH 06/16/23 $55.00 $123.2K 1.4K 181

Where Is Marvell Tech Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 5,137,128, the price of MRVL is up 4.79% at $55.17.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be approaching overbought.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 7 days.

What The Experts Say On Marvell Tech:

  • Deutsche Bank has decided to maintain their Buy rating on Marvell Tech, which currently sits at a price target of $65.
  • Benchmark downgraded its action to Buy with a price target of $70
  • Barclays has decided to maintain their Overweight rating on Marvell Tech, which currently sits at a price target of $60.

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

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