A whale with a lot of money to spend has taken a noticeably bearish stance on JPMorgan Chase.
Looking at options history for JPMorgan Chase JPM we detected 27 strange trades.
If we consider the specifics of each trade, it is accurate to state that 44% of the investors opened trades with bullish expectations and 55% with bearish.
From the overall spotted trades, 23 are puts, for a total amount of $1,243,610 and 4, calls, for a total amount of $170,509.
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 $111.0 to $120.0 for JPMorgan Chase over the last 3 months.
Volume & Open Interest Development
In terms of liquidity and interest, the mean open interest for JPMorgan Chase options trades today is 1662.9 with a total volume of 6,498.00.
In the following chart, we are able to follow the development of volume and open interest of call and put options for JPMorgan Chase’s big money trades within a strike price range of $111.0 to $120.0 over the last 30 days.
JPMorgan Chase 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|
Where Is JPMorgan Chase Standing Right Now?
- With a volume of 2,014,190, the price of JPM is down -0.05% at $115.16.
- RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock is currently neutral between overbought and oversold.
- Next earnings are expected to be released in 78 days.
What The Experts Say On JPMorgan Chase:
- RBC Capital has decided to maintain their Outperform rating on JPMorgan Chase, which currently sits at a price target of $130.
- Jefferies has decided to maintain their Hold rating on JPMorgan Chase, which currently sits at a price target of $126.
- Credit Suisse has decided to maintain their Outperform rating on JPMorgan Chase, which currently sits at a price target of $145.
- Morgan Stanley has decided to maintain their Underweight rating on JPMorgan Chase, which currently sits at a price target of $127.
- Barclays has decided to maintain their Overweight rating on JPMorgan Chase, which currently sits at a price target of $162.
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