CVS Health Unusual Options Activity

Someone with a lot of money to spend has taken a bullish stance on CVS Health CVS.

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 CVS, 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 24 uncommon options trades for CVS Health.

This isn't normal.

The overall sentiment of these big-money traders is split between 58% bullish and 41%, bearish.

Out of all of the special options we uncovered, 14 are puts, for a total amount of $876,321, and 10 are calls, for a total amount of $438,256.

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 $55.0 to $90.0 for CVS Health 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 CVS Health'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 CVS Health's whale trades within a strike price range from $55.0 to $90.0 in the last 30 days.

CVS Health 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
CVS PUT TRADE BEARISH 03/17/23 $90.00 $131.4K 3.6K 92
CVS PUT TRADE BEARISH 05/19/23 $87.50 $122.8K 4.6K 5
CVS PUT TRADE BEARISH 05/19/23 $87.50 $107.6K 4.6K 110
CVS CALL SWEEP BULLISH 06/16/23 $75.00 $96.9K 255 6
CVS PUT TRADE BEARISH 01/17/25 $55.00 $87.6K 42 302

Where Is CVS Health Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 5,073,102, the price of CVS is down -1.49% at $75.14.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be oversold.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 50 days.

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


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