Looking At Spotify Technology's Recent Whale Trades

Looking At Spotify Technology's Recent Whale Trades

Someone with a lot of money to spend has taken a bearish stance on Spotify Technology SPOT.

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 SPOT, 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 19 uncommon options trades for Spotify Technology.

This isn't normal.

The overall sentiment of these big-money traders is split between 47% bullish and 52%, bearish.

Out of all of the special options we uncovered, 10 are puts, for a total amount of $496,667, and 9 are calls, for a total amount of $794,781.

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 $110.0 for Spotify Technology 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 Spotify Technology'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 Spotify Technology's whale activity within a strike price range from $45.0 to $110.0 in the last 30 days.

Spotify Technology 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
SPOT CALL TRADE BULLISH 12/16/22 $80.00 $219.6K 19 761
SPOT PUT SWEEP BEARISH 11/18/22 $85.00 $182.1K 389 546
SPOT CALL TRADE BULLISH 01/19/24 $90.00 $152.6K 91 54
SPOT CALL TRADE BULLISH 12/16/22 $80.00 $107.0K 19 1.0K
SPOT CALL SWEEP NEUTRAL 01/19/24 $90.00 $83.1K 91 45

Where Is Spotify Technology Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 7,950,380, the price of SPOT is down -13.02% at $84.42.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock is currently neutral between overbought and oversold.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 98 days.

What The Experts Say On Spotify Technology:

  • Keybanc has decided to maintain their Overweight rating on Spotify Technology, which currently sits at a price target of $125.
  • Morgan Stanley has decided to maintain their Overweight rating on Spotify Technology, which currently sits at a price target of $115.
  • Keybanc has decided to maintain their Overweight rating on Spotify Technology, which currently sits at a price target of $135.
  • Morgan Stanley has decided to maintain their Overweight rating on Spotify Technology, which currently sits at a price target of $120.
  • Truist Securities has decided to maintain their Buy rating on Spotify Technology, which currently sits at a price target of $125.

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 Spotify Technology, Benzinga Pro gives you real-time options trades alerts.

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