Check Out What Whales Are Doing With BKNG

Check Out What Whales Are Doing With BKNG

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

Looking at options history for Booking Holdings BKNG we detected 11 strange trades.

If we consider the specifics of each trade, it is accurate to state that 27% of the investors opened trades with bullish expectations and 72% with bearish.

From the overall spotted trades, 7 are puts, for a total amount of $665,010 and 4, calls, for a total amount of $216,120.

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 $1800.0 to $2200.0 for Booking Holdings 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 Booking Holdings'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 Booking Holdings's whale trades within a strike price range from $1800.0 to $2200.0 in the last 30 days.

Booking Holdings 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
BKNG PUT TRADE BEARISH 08/26/22 $2095.00 $396.9K 103 51
BKNG PUT TRADE BEARISH 01/20/23 $2050.00 $78.2K 1.8K 5
BKNG CALL SWEEP BULLISH 09/16/22 $1890.00 $70.0K 9 8
BKNG CALL TRADE BEARISH 09/16/22 $1890.00 $67.2K 9 4
BKNG PUT SWEEP BEARISH 01/20/23 $2085.00 $64.2K 7 3

Where Is Booking Holdings Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 32,291, the price of BKNG is down -2.62% at $2032.27.
  • 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 Booking Holdings:

  • Stifel has decided to maintain their Hold rating on Booking Holdings, which currently sits at a price target of $2300.
  • UBS has decided to maintain their Buy rating on Booking Holdings, which currently sits at a price target of $2285.
  • Wells Fargo has decided to maintain their Equal-Weight rating on Booking Holdings, which currently sits at a price target of $2300.
  • Barclays has decided to maintain their Overweight rating on Booking Holdings, which currently sits at a price target of $2270.
  • Deutsche Bank has decided to maintain their Buy rating on Booking Holdings, which currently sits at a price target of $2300.

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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