Market Whales and Their Recent Bets on ARM Options

Investors with a lot of money to spend have taken a bearish stance on ARM Holdings ARM.

And retail traders should know.

We noticed this today when the positions showed up on publicly available options history that we track here at Benzinga.

Whether these are institutions or just wealthy individuals, we don't know. But when something this big happens with ARM, it often means somebody knows something is about to happen.

Today, Benzinga's options scanner spotted 11 options trades for ARM Holdings.

This isn't normal.

The overall sentiment of these big-money traders is split between 36% bullish and 63%, bearish.

Out of all of the options we uncovered, there was 1 put, for a total amount of $50,160, and 10, calls, for a total amount of $6,138,393.

Predicted Price Range

Taking into account the Volume and Open Interest on these contracts, it appears that whales have been targeting a price range from $60.0 to $75.0 for ARM Holdings over the last 3 months.

Volume & Open Interest Development

Examining the volume and open interest provides crucial insights into stock research. This information is key in gauging liquidity and interest levels for ARM Holdings's options at certain strike prices. Below, we present a snapshot of the trends in volume and open interest for calls and puts across ARM Holdings's significant trades, within a strike price range of $60.0 to $75.0, over the past month.

ARM Holdings 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
ARM CALL TRADE BULLISH 01/16/26 $72.50 $2.9M 4.5K 1
ARM CALL TRADE BULLISH 01/16/26 $72.50 $2.2M 4.5K 2.7K
ARM CALL SWEEP BEARISH 01/17/25 $70.00 $390.0K 809 250
ARM CALL SWEEP BULLISH 01/16/26 $72.50 $218.3K 4.5K 1.3K
ARM CALL SWEEP BEARISH 02/16/24 $70.00 $57.7K 700 126

About ARM Holdings

Arm Holdings is the IP owner and developer of the ARM architecture (ARM stands for Acorn RISC Machine), which is used in 99% of the world's smartphone CPU cores, and it also has high market share in other battery-powered devices like wearables, tablets, or sensors. Arm licenses its architecture for a fee, offering different types of licenses depending on the flexibility the customer needs. Customers like Apple or Qualcomm buy architectural licenses, which allows them to modify the architecture and add or delete instructions to tailor the chips to their specific needs. Other clients directly buy off-the-shelf designs from Arm. Both off-the-shelf and architectural customers pay a royalty fee per chip shipped.

Current Position of ARM Holdings

  • Trading volume stands at 2,690,274, with ARM's price up by 0.75%, positioned at $71.3.
  • RSI indicators show the stock to be is currently neutral between overbought and oversold.
  • Earnings announcement expected in 27 days.

What The Experts Say On ARM Holdings

A total of 3 professional analysts have given their take on this stock in the last 30 days, setting an average price target of $88.33333333333333.

  • In a cautious move, an analyst from Deutsche Bank downgraded its rating to Hold, setting a price target of $70.
  • Consistent in their evaluation, an analyst from Rosenblatt keeps a Buy rating on ARM Holdings with a target price of $110.
  • An analyst from Mizuho has decided to maintain their Buy rating on ARM Holdings, which currently sits at a price target of $85.

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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