Check Out What Whales Are Doing With Boeing

Someone with a lot of money to spend has taken a bearish stance on Boeing BA.

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 BA, 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 44 uncommon options trades for Boeing.

This isn't normal.

The overall sentiment of these big-money traders is split between 36% bullish and 63%, bearish.

Out of all of the special options we uncovered, 17 are puts, for a total amount of $856,806, and 27 are calls, for a total amount of $1,080,459.

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 $100.0 to $250.0 for Boeing 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 Boeing'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 Boeing's whale trades within a strike price range from $100.0 to $250.0 in the last 30 days.

Boeing 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
BA PUT SWEEP BULLISH 01/19/24 $200.00 $210.7K 4.9K 5
BA CALL TRADE BEARISH 01/20/23 $100.00 $105.4K 1.5K 10
BA PUT TRADE BEARISH 01/17/25 $230.00 $80.8K 655 18
BA PUT TRADE BULLISH 01/17/25 $250.00 $62.4K 30 173
BA PUT SWEEP NEUTRAL 01/13/23 $210.00 $56.0K 913 822

Where Is Boeing Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 2,708,372, the price of BA is down -1.22% at $206.02.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be approaching overbought.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 15 days.

What The Experts Say On Boeing:

  • Susquehanna has decided to maintain their Positive rating on Boeing, which currently sits at a price target of $217.
  • Morgan Stanley downgraded its action to Equal-Weight with a price target of $220
  • JP Morgan has decided to maintain their Overweight rating on Boeing, which currently sits at a price target of $200.

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

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