What Are Whales Doing With Marvell Tech

Someone with a lot of money to spend has taken a bullish stance on Marvell Tech MRVL.

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

So how do we know what this whale just did?

Today, Benzinga's options scanner spotted 10 uncommon options trades for Marvell Tech.

This isn't normal.

The overall sentiment of these big-money traders is split between 60% bullish and 40%, bearish.

Out of all of the special options we uncovered, 5 are puts, for a total amount of $840,150, and 5 are calls, for a total amount of $172,889.

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 $57.5 for Marvell Tech over the last 3 months.

Volume & Open Interest Development

In terms of liquidity and interest, the mean open interest for Marvell Tech options trades today is 2108.5 with a total volume of 3,878.00.

In the following chart, we are able to follow the development of volume and open interest of call and put options for Marvell Tech's big money trades within a strike price range of $45.0 to $57.5 over the last 30 days.

Marvell Tech 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
MRVL PUT TRADE NEUTRAL 01/20/23 $50.00 $635.0K 1.7K 1.0K
MRVL PUT SWEEP BULLISH 01/20/23 $47.00 $63.6K 4.8K 838
MRVL PUT SWEEP BULLISH 01/20/23 $47.00 $63.6K 4.8K 704
MRVL CALL SWEEP BEARISH 11/18/22 $50.00 $57.7K 1.5K 334
MRVL PUT SWEEP NEUTRAL 01/20/23 $47.00 $45.6K 4.8K 278

Where Is Marvell Tech Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 8,569,780, the price of MRVL is down -0.41% at $48.16.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be approaching overbought.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 56 days.

What The Experts Say On Marvell Tech:

  • Exane BNP Paribas downgraded its action to Outperform with a price target of $62
  • Stifel has decided to maintain their Buy rating on Marvell Tech, which currently sits at a price target of $70.
  • B. Riley Securities has decided to maintain their Neutral rating on Marvell Tech, which currently sits at a price target of $52.

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

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