Goldman Sachs Group Whale Trades For October 18

A whale with a lot of money to spend has taken a noticeably bearish stance on Goldman Sachs Group.

Looking at options history for Goldman Sachs Group GS we detected 33 strange trades.

If we consider the specifics of each trade, it is accurate to state that 45% of the investors opened trades with bullish expectations and 54% with bearish.

From the overall spotted trades, 12 are puts, for a total amount of $534,113 and 21, calls, for a total amount of $1,197,188.

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 $245.0 to $480.0 for Goldman Sachs Group 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 Goldman Sachs Group'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 Goldman Sachs Group's whale activity within a strike price range from $245.0 to $480.0 in the last 30 days.

Goldman Sachs Group 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
GS CALL SWEEP BULLISH 01/20/23 $350.00 $210.1K 3.6K 284
GS PUT SWEEP BEARISH 10/28/22 $307.50 $141.1K 325 382
GS CALL TRADE BULLISH 06/16/23 $290.00 $112.2K 975 154
GS CALL TRADE BULLISH 01/20/23 $375.00 $99.0K 605 248
GS PUT TRADE BULLISH 10/28/22 $307.50 $75.0K 325 342

Where Is Goldman Sachs Group Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 3,511,755, the price of GS is up 2.26% at $313.63.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock is currently neutral between overbought and oversold.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 0 days.

What The Experts Say On Goldman Sachs Group:

  • Morgan Stanley has decided to maintain their Equal-Weight rating on Goldman Sachs Group, which currently sits at a price target of $341.
  • JMP Securities has decided to maintain their Market Outperform rating on Goldman Sachs Group, which currently sits at a price target of $470.
  • Atlantic Equities downgraded its action to Underweight with a price target of $290

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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