Microchip Technology Unusual Options Activity For August 03

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

Looking at options history for Microchip Technology MCHP we detected 10 strange trades.

If we consider the specifics of each trade, it is accurate to state that 30% of the investors opened trades with bullish expectations and 70% with bearish.

From the overall spotted trades, 8 are puts, for a total amount of $766,785 and 2, calls, for a total amount of $182,610.

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 $70.0 to $90.0 for Microchip Technology 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 Microchip Technology'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 Microchip Technology's whale activity within a strike price range from $70.0 to $90.0 in the last 30 days.

Microchip Technology 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
MCHP PUT TRADE BEARISH 10/20/23 $85.00 $306.0K 2.6K 939
MCHP PUT TRADE BEARISH 08/18/23 $85.00 $210.0K 1.2K 1.5K
MCHP CALL SWEEP BEARISH 01/19/24 $80.00 $100.1K 1.9K 73
MCHP CALL SWEEP BEARISH 01/19/24 $82.50 $82.5K 753 66
MCHP PUT SWEEP BEARISH 06/21/24 $70.00 $53.9K 165 150

Where Is Microchip Technology Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 2,636,220, the price of MCHP is down 0.0% at $90.27.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be approaching overbought.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 0 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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