BP Unusual Options Activity For January 03

A whale with a lot of money to spend has taken a noticeably bullish stance on BP.

Looking at options history for BP BP we detected 40 strange trades.

If we consider the specifics of each trade, it is accurate to state that 57% of the investors opened trades with bullish expectations and 42% with bearish.

From the overall spotted trades, 13 are puts, for a total amount of $841,368 and 27, calls, for a total amount of $2,431,081.

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 $18.0 to $50.0 for BP 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 BP'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 BP's whale activity within a strike price range from $18.0 to $50.0 in the last 30 days.

BP 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
BP CALL SWEEP BEARISH 01/20/23 $23.00 $498.5K 181 234
BP CALL SWEEP NEUTRAL 01/20/23 $24.00 $465.4K 182 235
BP CALL SWEEP BULLISH 12/20/24 $18.00 $165.1K 276 98
BP PUT SWEEP BULLISH 07/21/23 $37.00 $134.4K 554 320
BP CALL TRADE BEARISH 01/20/23 $28.00 $131.0K 1.9K 200

Where Is BP Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 4,228,666, the price of BP is down -1.46% at $34.42.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock is currently neutral between overbought and oversold.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 35 days.

What The Experts Say On BP:

  • Piper Sandler has decided to maintain their Overweight rating on BP, which currently sits at a price target of $39.

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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