Charter Communications Whale Trades Spotted

Charter Communications Whale Trades Spotted

Someone with a lot of money to spend has taken a bullish stance on Charter Communications CHTR.

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 CHTR, it often means somebody knows something is about to happen.

Today, Benzinga's options scanner spotted 12 options trades for Charter Communications.

This isn't normal.

The overall sentiment of these big-money traders is split between 50% bullish and 50%, bearish.

Out of all of the options we uncovered, 11 are puts, for a total amount of $415,660, and there was 1 call, for a total amount of $60,200.

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 $300.0 to $430.0 for Charter Communications over the last 3 months.

Volume & Open Interest Development

In terms of liquidity and interest, the mean open interest for Charter Communications options trades today is 97.5 with a total volume of 1,503.00.

In the following chart, we are able to follow the development of volume and open interest of call and put options for Charter Communications's big money trades within a strike price range of $300.0 to $430.0 over the last 30 days.

Charter Communications 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
CHTR PUT SWEEP NEUTRAL 06/16/23 $350.00 $90.6K 32 39
CHTR CALL TRADE BULLISH 03/17/23 $380.00 $60.2K 0 10
CHTR PUT TRADE BULLISH 06/16/23 $300.00 $40.5K 1 181
CHTR PUT SWEEP BULLISH 06/16/23 $300.00 $39.9K 1 211
CHTR PUT SWEEP NEUTRAL 06/16/23 $300.00 $39.7K 1 0

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
CHTR PUT SWEEP NEUTRAL 06/16/23 $350.00 $90.6K 32 39
CHTR CALL TRADE BULLISH 03/17/23 $380.00 $60.2K 0 10
CHTR PUT TRADE BULLISH 06/16/23 $300.00 $40.5K 1 181
CHTR PUT SWEEP BULLISH 06/16/23 $300.00 $39.9K 1 211
CHTR PUT SWEEP NEUTRAL 06/16/23 $300.00 $39.7K 1 0

Where Is Charter Communications Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 498,623, the price of CHTR is up 0.37% at $407.4.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be oversold.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 46 days.

What The Experts Say On Charter Communications:

  • Keybanc has decided to maintain their Overweight rating on Charter Communications, which currently sits at a price target of $592.
  • Wells Fargo has decided to maintain their Underweight rating on Charter Communications, which currently sits at a price target of $370.
  • Atlantic Equities downgraded its action to Neutral with a price target of $477

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 Charter Communications, Benzinga Pro gives you real-time options trades alerts.

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