A Closer Look at JD.com's Options Market Dynamics

Deep-pocketed investors have adopted a bullish approach towards JD.com JD, and it's something market players shouldn't ignore. Our tracking of public options records at Benzinga unveiled this significant move today. The identity of these investors remains unknown, but such a substantial move in JD usually suggests something big is about to happen.

We gleaned this information from our observations today when Benzinga's options scanner highlighted 51 extraordinary options activities for JD.com. This level of activity is out of the ordinary.

The general mood among these heavyweight investors is divided, with 66% leaning bullish and 33% bearish. Among these notable options, 5 are puts, totaling $371,353, and 46 are calls, amounting to $6,784,780.

Expected Price Movements

Taking into account the Volume and Open Interest on these contracts, it appears that whales have been targeting a price range from $20.0 to $50.0 for JD.com over the last 3 months.

Volume & Open Interest Trends

In terms of liquidity and interest, the mean open interest for JD.com options trades today is 6537.17 with a total volume of 235,312.00.

In the following chart, we are able to follow the development of volume and open interest of call and put options for JD.com's big money trades within a strike price range of $20.0 to $50.0 over the last 30 days.

JD.com 30-Day Option Volume & Interest Snapshot

Largest Options Trades Observed:

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
JD CALL SWEEP BULLISH 03/15/24 $24.00 $230.0K 1.6K 12.8K
JD CALL SWEEP BULLISH 03/15/24 $24.00 $227.5K 1.6K 7.7K
JD CALL SWEEP BULLISH 03/15/24 $24.00 $227.5K 1.6K 7.2K
JD CALL TRADE BULLISH 03/15/24 $25.00 $227.3K 4.5K 679
JD CALL SWEEP BULLISH 03/15/24 $24.00 $227.0K 1.6K 12.3K

About JD.com

JD.com is a leading e-commerce platform with its 2022 China GMV being similar to Pinduoduo (GMV not reported), on our estimate, but still lower than Alibaba. it offers a wide selection of authentic products with speedy and reliable delivery. The company has built its own nationwide fulfilment infrastructure and last-mile delivery network, staffed by its own employees, which supports both its online direct sales, its online marketplace and omnichannel businesses.

Having examined the options trading patterns of JD.com, our attention now turns directly to the company. This shift allows us to delve into its present market position and performance

Current Position of JD.com

  • Currently trading with a volume of 3,942,889, the JD's price is down by -0.55%, now at $27.32.
  • RSI readings suggest the stock is currently may be approaching overbought.
  • Anticipated earnings release is in 63 days.

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