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This Is What Whales Are Betting On Novavax

A whale with a lot of money to spend has taken a noticeably bullish stance on Novavax. Looking at options history for Novavax (NASDAQ:NVAX) we detected 17 strange trades.

Benzinga · 04/29/2022 10:06

A whale with a lot of money to spend has taken a noticeably bullish stance on Novavax.

Looking at options history for Novavax (NASDAQ:NVAX) we detected 17 strange trades.

If we consider the specifics of each trade, it is accurate to state that 52% of the investors opened trades with bullish expectations and 47% with bearish.

From the overall spotted trades, 12 are puts, for a total amount of $598,273 and 5, calls, for a total amount of $256,174.

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 $50.0 to $75.0 for Novavax over the last 3 months.

Volume & Open Interest Development

In terms of liquidity and interest, the mean open interest for Novavax options trades today is 1663.2 with a total volume of 18,331.00.

In the following chart, we are able to follow the development of volume and open interest of call and put options for Novavax's big money trades within a strike price range of $50.0 to $75.0 over the last 30 days.

Novavax 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
NVAX CALL SWEEP BULLISH 06/17/22 $75.00 $106.5K 776 214
NVAX PUT SWEEP BEARISH 06/17/22 $50.00 $101.8K 4.8K 1.4K
NVAX PUT SWEEP BEARISH 06/17/22 $50.00 $75.3K 4.8K 165
NVAX CALL SWEEP BULLISH 06/17/22 $50.00 $68.9K 594 658
NVAX PUT SWEEP BEARISH 06/17/22 $50.00 $68.3K 4.8K 539

Where Is Novavax Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 1,262,107, the price of NVAX is up 11.52% at $49.37.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be approaching oversold.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 14 days.

What The Experts Say On Novavax:

  • B. Riley Securities has decided to maintain their Buy rating on Novavax, which currently sits at a price target of $203.

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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