Petrobras Brasileiro Unusual Options Activity

Someone with a lot of money to spend has taken a bullish stance on Petrobras Brasileiro PBR.

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 PBR, 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 Petrobras Brasileiro.

This isn't normal.

The overall sentiment of these big-money traders is split between 50% bullish and 50%, bearish.

Out of all of the special options we uncovered, 5 are puts, for a total amount of $672,737, and 5 are calls, for a total amount of $364,656.

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 $8.0 to $15.5 for Petrobras Brasileiro 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 Petrobras Brasileiro'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 Petrobras Brasileiro's whale activity within a strike price range from $8.0 to $15.5 in the last 30 days.

Petrobras Brasileiro 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
PBR PUT TRADE BULLISH 06/16/23 $12.50 $308.9K 362 2.2K
PBR PUT TRADE BULLISH 06/16/23 $15.50 $136.0K 2 300
PBR PUT SWEEP BEARISH 12/20/24 $8.00 $96.8K 16.2K 970
PBR CALL SWEEP BULLISH 12/20/24 $12.00 $96.7K 13.7K 1.3K
PBR CALL SWEEP BULLISH 12/20/24 $12.00 $96.2K 13.7K 650

Where Is Petrobras Brasileiro Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 5,713,835, the price of PBR is up 3.16% at $11.9.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be overbought.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 57 days.

What The Experts Say On Petrobras Brasileiro:

  • Goldman Sachs has decided to maintain their Neutral rating on Petrobras Brasileiro, which currently sits at a price target of $12.

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


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