Check Out What Whales Are Doing With COST

Check Out What Whales Are Doing With COST

A whale with a lot of money to spend has taken a noticeably bearish stance on Costco Wholesale.

Looking at options history for Costco Wholesale COST we detected 10 strange trades.

If we consider the specifics of each trade, it is accurate to state that 40% of the investors opened trades with bullish expectations and 60% with bearish.

From the overall spotted trades, 7 are puts, for a total amount of $639,170 and 3, calls, for a total amount of $169,810.

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 $380.0 to $540.0 for Costco Wholesale 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 Costco Wholesale'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 Costco Wholesale's whale activity within a strike price range from $380.0 to $540.0 in the last 30 days.

Costco Wholesale 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
COST PUT SWEEP NEUTRAL 11/11/22 $510.00 $375.1K 227 121
COST CALL SWEEP BULLISH 01/19/24 $540.00 $112.5K 347 27
COST PUT TRADE BEARISH 03/17/23 $380.00 $72.0K 140 100
COST PUT SWEEP BULLISH 11/18/22 $475.00 $54.1K 570 14
COST PUT TRADE NEUTRAL 11/11/22 $490.00 $48.3K 260 46

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
COST PUT SWEEP NEUTRAL 11/11/22 $510.00 $375.1K 227 121
COST CALL SWEEP BULLISH 01/19/24 $540.00 $112.5K 347 27
COST PUT TRADE BEARISH 03/17/23 $380.00 $72.0K 140 100
COST PUT SWEEP BULLISH 11/18/22 $475.00 $54.1K 570 14
COST PUT TRADE NEUTRAL 11/11/22 $490.00 $48.3K 260 46

Where Is Costco Wholesale Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 831,168, the price of COST is down -1.25% at $480.32.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be approaching overbought.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 31 days.

What The Experts Say On Costco Wholesale:

  • Wells Fargo downgraded its action to Equal-Weight with a price target of $490

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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