Vale Unusual Options Activity For July 13

A whale with a lot of money to spend has taken a noticeably bearish stance on Vale.

Looking at options history for Vale VALE we detected 12 strange trades.

If we consider the specifics of each trade, it is accurate to state that 41% of the investors opened trades with bullish expectations and 58% with bearish.

From the overall spotted trades, 10 are puts, for a total amount of $2,236,720 and 2, calls, for a total amount of $265,112.

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 $13.0 to $17.0 for Vale 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 Vale'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 Vale's whale activity within a strike price range from $13.0 to $17.0 in the last 30 days.

Vale 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
VALE PUT TRADE BEARISH 01/19/24 $17.00 $1.2M 10.8K 19.5K
VALE PUT SWEEP BULLISH 01/17/25 $15.00 $339.8K 9.1K 700
VALE PUT TRADE BEARISH 01/17/25 $15.00 $206.5K 9.1K 0
VALE CALL TRADE BEARISH 01/19/24 $17.00 $168.0K 40.1K 20.1K
VALE PUT TRADE BEARISH 01/19/24 $14.00 $140.0K 6.7K 1.0K

Where Is Vale Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 16,284,166, the price of VALE is up 2.87% at $14.33.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be approaching overbought.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 14 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.

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