This Is What Whales Are Betting On Roblox

This Is What Whales Are Betting On Roblox

Someone with a lot of money to spend has taken a bearish stance on Roblox RBLX.

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 RBLX, 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 10 uncommon options trades for Roblox.

This isn't normal.

The overall sentiment of these big-money traders is split between 10% bullish and 90%, bearish.

Out of all of the special options we uncovered, 6 are puts, for a total amount of $731,109, and 4 are calls, for a total amount of $191,810.

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 $25.0 to $70.0 for Roblox over the last 3 months.

Volume & Open Interest Development

Looking at the volume and open interest is a powerful move while trading options. This data can help you track the liquidity and interest for Roblox'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 Roblox's whale trades within a strike price range from $25.0 to $70.0 in the last 30 days.

Roblox 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
RBLX PUT TRADE BEARISH 12/16/22 $35.00 $550.0K 6.4K 1.0K
RBLX CALL TRADE BEARISH 01/17/25 $40.00 $106.5K 172 100
RBLX PUT TRADE BEARISH 01/19/24 $70.00 $55.5K 562 14
RBLX PUT TRADE BEARISH 01/19/24 $70.00 $39.6K 562 24
RBLX PUT SWEEP BEARISH 06/16/23 $30.00 $31.7K 2.0K 4

Where Is Roblox Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 6,981,516, the price of RBLX is down -3.18% at $29.9.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be oversold.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 77 days.

What The Experts Say On Roblox:

  • Goldman Sachs has decided to maintain their Sell rating on Roblox, which currently sits at a price target of $24.
  • Citigroup has decided to maintain their Buy rating on Roblox, which currently sits at a price target of $48.
  • Piper Sandler has decided to maintain their Overweight rating on Roblox, which currently sits at a price target of $50.
  • Deutsche Bank has decided to maintain their Buy rating on Roblox, which currently sits at a price target of $45.
  • JP Morgan downgraded its action to Neutral with a price target of $35

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

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