Shell Unusual Options Activity

A whale with a lot of money to spend has taken a noticeably bullish stance on Shell.

Looking at options history for Shell SHEL we detected 11 strange trades.

If we consider the specifics of each trade, it is accurate to state that 54% of the investors opened trades with bullish expectations and 45% with bearish.

From the overall spotted trades, 4 are puts, for a total amount of $203,380 and 7, calls, for a total amount of $439,438.

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 $30.0 to $67.5 for Shell over the last 3 months.

Volume & Open Interest Development

In terms of liquidity and interest, the mean open interest for Shell options trades today is 3834.36 with a total volume of 2,932.00.

In the following chart, we are able to follow the development of volume and open interest of call and put options for Shell's big money trades within a strike price range of $30.0 to $67.5 over the last 30 days.

Shell 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
SHEL CALL SWEEP BEARISH 10/20/23 $65.00 $134.8K 12.1K 1.1K
SHEL CALL TRADE BULLISH 01/19/24 $30.00 $81.2K 73 0
SHEL PUT SWEEP BEARISH 01/19/24 $65.00 $76.5K 1.6K 150
SHEL PUT TRADE BULLISH 01/19/24 $60.00 $60.0K 4.8K 0
SHEL CALL TRADE BULLISH 10/20/23 $62.50 $54.7K 2.9K 1

Where Is Shell Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 3,033,268, the price of SHEL is up 1.01% at $62.3.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be approaching overbought.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 78 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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