Warner Bros.Discovery Unusual Options Activity

Warner Bros.Discovery Unusual Options Activity

Someone with a lot of money to spend has taken a bullish stance on Warner Bros.Discovery WBD.

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

Today, Benzinga's options scanner spotted 28 options trades for Warner Bros.Discovery.

This isn't normal.

The overall sentiment of these big-money traders is split between 75% bullish and 25%, bearish.

Out of all of the options we uncovered, 27 are puts, for a total amount of $5,294,036, and there was 1 call, for a total amount of $28,000.

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 $12.0 to $12.5 for Warner Bros.Discovery 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 Warner Bros.Discovery'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 Warner Bros.Discovery's whale activity within a strike price range from $12.0 to $12.5 in the last 30 days.

Warner Bros.Discovery 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
WBD PUT TRADE BULLISH 01/20/23 $12.50 $1.7M 81.1K 49.9K
WBD PUT TRADE BULLISH 01/20/23 $12.50 $949.2K 81.1K 34.7K
WBD PUT SWEEP BULLISH 01/20/23 $12.50 $220.6K 81.1K 6.9K
WBD PUT SWEEP BULLISH 01/20/23 $12.50 $216.6K 81.1K 22.4K
WBD PUT SWEEP BULLISH 01/20/23 $12.50 $206.3K 81.1K 17.4K

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
WBD PUT TRADE BULLISH 01/20/23 $12.50 $1.7M 81.1K 49.9K
WBD PUT TRADE BULLISH 01/20/23 $12.50 $949.2K 81.1K 34.7K
WBD PUT SWEEP BULLISH 01/20/23 $12.50 $220.6K 81.1K 6.9K
WBD PUT SWEEP BULLISH 01/20/23 $12.50 $216.6K 81.1K 22.4K
WBD PUT SWEEP BULLISH 01/20/23 $12.50 $206.3K 81.1K 17.4K

Where Is Warner Bros.Discovery Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 4,799,865, the price of WBD is down -4.59% at $11.42.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock is currently neutral between overbought and oversold.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 111 days.

What The Experts Say On Warner Bros.Discovery:

  • Credit Suisse has decided to maintain their Outperform rating on Warner Bros.Discovery, which currently sits at a price target of $36.
  • Morgan Stanley has decided to maintain their Equal-Weight rating on Warner Bros.Discovery, which currently sits at a price target of $16.

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 Warner Bros.Discovery, Benzinga Pro gives you real-time options trades alerts.

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