Check Out What Whales Are Doing With General Electric

Check Out What Whales Are Doing With General Electric

Someone with a lot of money to spend has taken a bearish stance on General Electric GE.

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

Today, Benzinga's options scanner spotted 12 options trades for General Electric.

This isn't normal.

The overall sentiment of these big-money traders is split between 8% bullish and 91%, bearish.

Out of all of the options we uncovered, 11 are puts, for a total amount of $334,226, and there was 1 call, for a total amount of $37,300.

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 $45.0 to $120.0 for General Electric 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 General Electric'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 General Electric's whale activity within a strike price range from $45.0 to $120.0 in the last 30 days.

General Electric 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
GE PUT SWEEP NEUTRAL 01/19/24 $120.00 $46.2K 9 18
GE CALL TRADE NEUTRAL 01/20/23 $45.00 $37.3K 226 0
GE PUT TRADE BEARISH 01/19/24 $120.00 $28.9K 9 45
GE PUT TRADE BEARISH 01/19/24 $120.00 $28.9K 9 40
GE PUT TRADE BEARISH 01/19/24 $120.00 $28.9K 9 40

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
GE PUT SWEEP NEUTRAL 01/19/24 $120.00 $46.2K 9 18
GE CALL TRADE NEUTRAL 01/20/23 $45.00 $37.3K 226 0
GE PUT TRADE BEARISH 01/19/24 $120.00 $28.9K 9 45
GE PUT TRADE BEARISH 01/19/24 $120.00 $28.9K 9 40
GE PUT TRADE BEARISH 01/19/24 $120.00 $28.9K 9 40

Where Is General Electric Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 296,182, the price of GE is down -0.69% at $62.3.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be oversold.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 25 days.

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

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