Check Out What Whales Are Doing With ODFL

Someone with a lot of money to spend has taken a bullish stance on Old Dominion Freight Line ODFL.

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 ODFL, 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 Old Dominion Freight Line.

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, 8 are puts, for a total amount of $485,254, and 2 are calls, for a total amount of $100,044.

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 $340.0 to $470.0 for Old Dominion Freight Line over the last 3 months.

Volume & Open Interest Development

In terms of liquidity and interest, the mean open interest for Old Dominion Freight Line options trades today is 148.17 with a total volume of 999.00.

In the following chart, we are able to follow the development of volume and open interest of call and put options for Old Dominion Freight Line's big money trades within a strike price range of $340.0 to $470.0 over the last 30 days.

Old Dominion Freight Line 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
ODFL PUT SWEEP BULLISH 08/18/23 $420.00 $118.4K 300 117
ODFL PUT TRADE BULLISH 09/15/23 $400.00 $91.9K 220 100
ODFL PUT SWEEP BEARISH 08/18/23 $420.00 $81.5K 300 222
ODFL PUT SWEEP BEARISH 08/18/23 $410.00 $67.9K 208 267
ODFL CALL TRADE NEUTRAL 08/18/23 $340.00 $65.7K 35 8

Where Is Old Dominion Freight Line Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 661,367, the price of ODFL is down -1.82% at $413.11.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock is currently neutral between overbought and oversold.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 90 days.

What The Experts Say On Old Dominion Freight Line:

  • Citigroup has decided to maintain their Neutral rating on Old Dominion Freight Line, which currently sits at a price target of $376.
  • B of A Securities upgraded its action to Buy with a price target of $391
  • Raymond James has decided to maintain their Outperform rating on Old Dominion Freight Line, which currently sits at a price target of $440.
  • Raymond James has decided to maintain their Outperform rating on Old Dominion Freight Line, which currently sits at a price target of $385.
  • Credit Suisse has decided to maintain their Underperform rating on Old Dominion Freight Line, which currently sits at a price target of $375.

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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