Coinbase Global Unusual Options Activity

Someone with a lot of money to spend has taken a bullish stance on Coinbase Global COIN.

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 COIN, 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 Coinbase Global.

This isn't normal.

The overall sentiment of these big-money traders is split between 70% bullish and 30%, bearish.

Out of all of the special options we uncovered, 4 are puts, for a total amount of $218,286, and 6 are calls, for a total amount of $239,020.

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 $36.0 to $52.0 for Coinbase Global over the last 3 months.

Volume & Open Interest Development

In terms of liquidity and interest, the mean open interest for Coinbase Global options trades today is 2871.14 with a total volume of 6,931.00.

In the following chart, we are able to follow the development of volume and open interest of call and put options for Coinbase Global's big money trades within a strike price range of $36.0 to $52.0 over the last 30 days.

Coinbase Global 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
COIN PUT TRADE NEUTRAL 12/16/22 $52.00 $102.2K 139 0
COIN PUT SWEEP BULLISH 01/20/23 $40.00 $58.7K 15.8K 464
COIN CALL SWEEP BULLISH 12/16/22 $48.00 $48.6K 1.3K 2.4K
COIN CALL SWEEP BULLISH 12/16/22 $48.00 $44.8K 1.3K 1.1K
COIN CALL TRADE BEARISH 02/17/23 $50.00 $43.0K 615 103

Where Is Coinbase Global Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 2,537,889, the price of COIN is down -2.38% at $41.79.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be approaching oversold.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 76 days.

What The Experts Say On Coinbase Global:

  • B of A Securities downgraded its action to Neutral with a price target of $50
  • Mizuho downgraded its action to Underperform with a price target of $30
  • Goldman Sachs has decided to maintain their Sell rating on Coinbase Global, which currently sits at a price target of $41.
  • DA Davidson has decided to maintain their Buy rating on Coinbase Global, which currently sits at a price target of $70.
  • Barclays has decided to maintain their Equal-Weight rating on Coinbase Global, which currently sits at a price target of $44.

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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