A whale with a lot of money to spend has taken a noticeably bearish stance on Bank of America.
Looking at options history for Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) we detected 26 strange trades.
If we consider the specifics of each trade, it is accurate to state that 38% of the investors opened trades with bullish expectations and 61% with bearish.
From the overall spotted trades, 2 are puts, for a total amount of $650,935 and 24, calls, for a total amount of $1,144,006.
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 $15.0 to $60.0 for Bank of America 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 Bank of America'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 Bank of America's whale activity within a strike price range from $15.0 to $60.0 in the last 30 days.
Bank of America 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 Bank of America Standing Right Now?
- With a volume of 14,420,933, the price of BAC is down -0.06% at $44.67.
- RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be approaching overbought.
- Next earnings are expected to be released in 21 days.
What The Experts Say On Bank of America:
- Morgan Stanley has decided to maintain their Underweight rating on Bank of America, which currently sits at a price target of $49.
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