Check Out What Whales Are Doing With GNRC

Someone with a lot of money to spend has taken a bearish stance on Generac Hldgs GNRC.

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

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

This isn't normal.

The overall sentiment of these big-money traders is split between 7% bullish and 92%, bearish.

Out of all of the options we uncovered, 13 are puts, for a total amount of $751,891, and there was 1 call, for a total amount of $25,824.

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 $115.0 to $270.0 for Generac Hldgs 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 Generac Hldgs'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 Generac Hldgs's whale activity within a strike price range from $115.0 to $270.0 in the last 30 days.

Generac Hldgs 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
GNRC PUT TRADE BEARISH 01/19/24 $260.00 $122.2K 109 10
GNRC PUT TRADE BEARISH 01/19/24 $270.00 $118.4K 30 9
GNRC PUT SWEEP BEARISH 12/16/22 $145.00 $77.4K 155 50
GNRC PUT TRADE BULLISH 12/16/22 $200.00 $68.7K 640 2
GNRC PUT SWEEP BEARISH 01/20/23 $115.00 $56.5K 253 206

Where Is Generac Hldgs Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 1,188,687, the price of GNRC is down -5.99% at $137.66.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be oversold.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 18 days.

What The Experts Say On Generac Hldgs:

  • Guggenheim has decided to maintain their Buy rating on Generac Hldgs, which currently sits at a price target of $246.
  • Goldman Sachs has decided to maintain their Buy rating on Generac Hldgs, which currently sits at a price target of $346.
  • Cowen & Co. downgraded its action to Outperform with a price target of $229
  • Jefferies downgraded its action to Hold with a price target of $190

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.

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