Coca-Cola Whale Trades For October 06

Coca-Cola Whale Trades For October 06

Someone with a lot of money to spend has taken a bullish stance on Coca-Cola KO.

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 KO, 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 23 uncommon options trades for Coca-Cola.

This isn't normal.

The overall sentiment of these big-money traders is split between 73% bullish and 26%, bearish.

Out of all of the special options we uncovered, 3 are puts, for a total amount of $85,250, and 20 are calls, for a total amount of $1,345,465.

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 $55.0 to $58.0 for Coca-Cola over the last 3 months.

Volume & Open Interest Development

In terms of liquidity and interest, the mean open interest for Coca-Cola options trades today is 2660.0 with a total volume of 26,404.00.

In the following chart, we are able to follow the development of volume and open interest of call and put options for Coca-Cola's big money trades within a strike price range of $55.0 to $58.0 over the last 30 days.

Coca-Cola 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
KO CALL SWEEP BULLISH 01/19/24 $55.00 $193.5K 3.1K 1.4K
KO CALL SWEEP BULLISH 01/19/24 $55.00 $130.0K 3.1K 211
KO CALL SWEEP NEUTRAL 01/19/24 $55.00 $126.0K 3.1K 2.7K
KO CALL SWEEP BULLISH 01/19/24 $55.00 $64.5K 3.1K 2.2K
KO CALL SWEEP BULLISH 01/19/24 $55.00 $64.5K 3.1K 2.1K

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
KO CALL SWEEP BULLISH 01/19/24 $55.00 $193.5K 3.1K 1.4K
KO CALL SWEEP BULLISH 01/19/24 $55.00 $130.0K 3.1K 211
KO CALL SWEEP NEUTRAL 01/19/24 $55.00 $126.0K 3.1K 2.7K
KO CALL SWEEP BULLISH 01/19/24 $55.00 $64.5K 3.1K 2.2K
KO CALL SWEEP BULLISH 01/19/24 $55.00 $64.5K 3.1K 2.1K

Where Is Coca-Cola Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 13,270,552, the price of KO is down -2.08% at $55.07.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be oversold.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 19 days.

What The Experts Say On Coca-Cola:

  • Credit Suisse has decided to maintain their Outperform rating on Coca-Cola, which currently sits at a price target of $64.
  • Morgan Stanley has decided to maintain their Overweight rating on Coca-Cola, which currently sits at a price target of $68.
  • Wells Fargo has decided to maintain their Overweight rating on Coca-Cola, which currently sits at a price target of $66.

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

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