What Are Whales Doing With Roblox

What Are Whales Doing With Roblox

Someone with a lot of money to spend has taken a bearish stance on Roblox RBLX.

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

Today, Benzinga's options scanner spotted 14 options trades for Roblox.

This isn't normal.

The overall sentiment of these big-money traders is split between 21% bullish and 78%, bearish.

Out of all of the options we uncovered, 13 are puts, for a total amount of $690,006, and there was 1 call, for a total amount of $31,160.

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 $35.0 to $50.0 for Roblox 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 Roblox'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 Roblox's whale activity within a strike price range from $35.0 to $50.0 in the last 30 days.

Roblox 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
RBLX PUT TRADE BEARISH 10/07/22 $40.00 $102.0K 2.4K 327
RBLX PUT SWEEP BULLISH 09/16/22 $47.00 $90.4K 442 36
RBLX PUT SWEEP BEARISH 11/18/22 $35.00 $69.0K 3.6K 358
RBLX PUT TRADE BEARISH 09/30/22 $35.00 $64.0K 560 819
RBLX PUT TRADE BEARISH 03/17/23 $50.00 $51.6K 258 70

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
RBLX PUT TRADE BEARISH 10/07/22 $40.00 $102.0K 2.4K 327
RBLX PUT SWEEP BULLISH 09/16/22 $47.00 $90.4K 442 36
RBLX PUT SWEEP BEARISH 11/18/22 $35.00 $69.0K 3.6K 358
RBLX PUT TRADE BEARISH 09/30/22 $35.00 $64.0K 560 819
RBLX PUT TRADE BEARISH 03/17/23 $50.00 $51.6K 258 70

Where Is Roblox Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 11,332,924, the price of RBLX is down -8.48% at $39.81.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock is currently neutral between overbought and oversold.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 52 days.

What The Experts Say On Roblox:

  • Cowen & Co. downgraded its action to Underperform with a price target of $31
  • Needham has decided to maintain their Buy rating on Roblox, which currently sits at a price target of $53.

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

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