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Check Out What Whales Are Doing With United States Steel

A whale with a lot of money to spend has taken a noticeably bearish stance on United States Steel. Looking at options history for United States Steel (NYSE:X) we detected 12 strange trades.

Benzinga · 12/29/2021 10:43

A whale with a lot of money to spend has taken a noticeably bearish stance on United States Steel.

Looking at options history for United States Steel (NYSE:X) we detected 12 strange trades.

If we consider the specifics of each trade, it is accurate to state that 0% of the investors opened trades with bullish expectations and 100% with bearish.

From the overall spotted trades, 2 are puts, for a total amount of $75,062 and 10, calls, for a total amount of $441,638.

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 $19.0 to $24.5 for United States Steel 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 United States Steel'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 United States Steel's whale activity within a strike price range from $19.0 to $24.5 in the last 30 days.

United States Steel Option Volume And Open Interest Over Last 30 Days

Options Call Chart

Biggest Options Spotted:

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
X CALL SWEEP BEARISH 01/07/22 $21.00 $65.0K 1.3K 500
X CALL SWEEP BEARISH 06/17/22 $19.00 $63.2K 801 123
X CALL SWEEP BEARISH 01/07/22 $21.00 $58.3K 1.3K 250
X CALL SWEEP BEARISH 07/15/22 $21.00 $55.2K 240 127
X CALL SWEEP BEARISH 07/15/22 $21.00 $44.6K 240 127

Where Is United States Steel Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 2,005,070, the price of X is up 0.13% at $23.44.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be approaching overbought.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 29 days.

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