Check Out What Whales Are Doing With AMD

Check Out What Whales Are Doing With AMD

Someone with a lot of money to spend has taken a bearish stance on Advanced Micro Devices AMD.

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

Today, Benzinga's options scanner spotted 12 options trades for Advanced Micro Devices.

This isn't normal.

The overall sentiment of these big-money traders is split between 25% bullish and 75%, bearish.

Out of all of the options we uncovered, 11 are puts, for a total amount of $457,750, and there was 1 call, for a total amount of $53,865.

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 $25.0 to $125.0 for Advanced Micro Devices over the last 3 months.

Volume & Open Interest Development

In terms of liquidity and interest, the mean open interest for Advanced Micro Devices options trades today is 5248.29 with a total volume of 2,278.00.

In the following chart, we are able to follow the development of volume and open interest of call and put options for Advanced Micro Devices's big money trades within a strike price range of $25.0 to $125.0 over the last 30 days.

Advanced Micro Devices 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
AMD PUT TRADE BULLISH 12/16/22 $75.00 $80.5K 9.6K 0
AMD PUT SWEEP BEARISH 01/17/25 $125.00 $77.3K 137 243
AMD PUT SWEEP BEARISH 09/30/22 $65.00 $63.0K 5.0K 244
AMD CALL SWEEP BEARISH 06/16/23 $115.00 $53.8K 5.8K 216
AMD PUT TRADE BEARISH 01/20/23 $85.00 $34.2K 15.3K 50

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
AMD PUT TRADE BULLISH 12/16/22 $75.00 $80.5K 9.6K 0
AMD PUT SWEEP BEARISH 01/17/25 $125.00 $77.3K 137 243
AMD PUT SWEEP BEARISH 09/30/22 $65.00 $63.0K 5.0K 244
AMD CALL SWEEP BEARISH 06/16/23 $115.00 $53.8K 5.8K 216
AMD PUT TRADE BEARISH 01/20/23 $85.00 $34.2K 15.3K 50

Where Is Advanced Micro Devices Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 22,542,444, the price of AMD is up 1.31% at $68.05.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be oversold.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 27 days.

What The Experts Say On Advanced Micro Devices:

  • Mizuho has decided to maintain their Buy rating on Advanced Micro Devices, which currently sits at a price target of $125.
  • Stifel downgraded its action to Buy with a price target of $122
  • Morgan Stanley has decided to maintain their Overweight rating on Advanced Micro Devices, which currently sits at a price target of $95.

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 Advanced Micro Devices, Benzinga Pro gives you real-time options trades alerts.

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