UnitedHealth Group Unusual Options Activity

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

Looking at options history for UnitedHealth Group UNH we detected 11 strange trades.

If we consider the specifics of each trade, it is accurate to state that 9% of the investors opened trades with bullish expectations and 90% with bearish.

From the overall spotted trades, 6 are puts, for a total amount of $370,664 and 5, calls, for a total amount of $299,102.

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 $450.0 to $600.0 for UnitedHealth 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 UnitedHealth 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 UnitedHealth Group's whale activity within a strike price range from $450.0 to $600.0 in the last 30 days.

UnitedHealth 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
UNH PUT TRADE BEARISH 06/16/23 $450.00 $112.0K 731 100
UNH CALL TRADE BEARISH 06/16/23 $600.00 $97.2K 568 61
UNH PUT SWEEP BEARISH 12/16/22 $550.00 $77.3K 350 74
UNH PUT TRADE BEARISH 12/16/22 $570.00 $70.5K 49 20
UNH CALL TRADE BEARISH 06/16/23 $600.00 $68.4K 568 26

Where Is UnitedHealth Group Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 1,307,965, the price of UNH is down -1.44% at $539.89.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock is currently neutral between overbought and oversold.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 48 days.

What The Experts Say On UnitedHealth Group:

  • Morgan Stanley downgraded its action to Overweight with a price target of $587
  • Raymond James downgraded its action to Outperform with a price target of $615

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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