Credit Suisse Group Unusual Options Activity For October 27

Someone with a lot of money to spend has taken a bearish stance on Credit Suisse Group CS.

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 CS, 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 22 uncommon options trades for Credit Suisse Group.

This isn't normal.

The overall sentiment of these big-money traders is split between 31% bullish and 68%, bearish.

Out of all of the special options we uncovered, 14 are puts, for a total amount of $1,037,132, and 8 are calls, for a total amount of $291,261.

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 $3.0 to $10.0 for Credit Suisse 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 Credit Suisse 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 Credit Suisse Group's whale activity within a strike price range from $3.0 to $10.0 in the last 30 days.

Credit Suisse 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
CS PUT SWEEP BEARISH 01/20/23 $10.00 $184.1K 1.0K 315
CS PUT TRADE NEUTRAL 01/20/23 $10.00 $122.0K 1.0K 514
CS PUT TRADE NEUTRAL 01/20/23 $10.00 $120.7K 1.0K 513
CS PUT SWEEP BEARISH 12/16/22 $5.50 $107.6K 1.1K 1.6K
CS PUT SWEEP BEARISH 12/16/22 $6.00 $93.0K 9.2K 1.2K

Where Is Credit Suisse Group Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 36,658,213, the price of CS is down -18.06% at $3.92.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock is currently neutral between overbought and oversold.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 0 days.

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 Credit Suisse Group, Benzinga Pro gives you real-time options trades alerts.

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