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This Is What Whales Are Betting On Prologis

Someone with a lot of money to spend has taken a bearish stance on Prologis (NYSE:PLD). And retail traders should know. We noticed this today when the big position showed up on publicly available options history that we track here at Benzinga.

Benzinga · 04/29/2022 12:03

Someone with a lot of money to spend has taken a bearish stance on Prologis (NYSE:PLD).

And retail traders should know.

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

Whether this is an institution or just a wealthy individual, we don't know. But when something this big happens with PLD, it often means somebody knows something is about to happen.

So how do we know what this whale just did?

Today, Benzinga's options scanner spotted 20 uncommon options trades for Prologis.

This isn't normal.

The overall sentiment of these big-money traders is split between 30% bullish and 70%, bearish.

Out of all of the special options we uncovered, 14 are puts, for a total amount of $685,837, and 6 are calls, for a total amount of $270,684.

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 $130.0 to $195.0 for Prologis over the last 3 months.

Volume & Open Interest Development

Looking at the volume and open interest is a powerful move while trading options. This data can help you track the liquidity and interest for Prologis'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 Prologis's whale trades within a strike price range from $130.0 to $195.0 in the last 30 days.

Prologis 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
PLD PUT SWEEP BULLISH 01/20/23 $130.00 $109.7K 1.2K 892
PLD PUT SWEEP BEARISH 01/20/23 $130.00 $78.5K 1.2K 496
PLD PUT TRADE BEARISH 01/20/23 $130.00 $72.0K 1.2K 596
PLD PUT SWEEP NEUTRAL 01/20/23 $160.00 $69.1K 416 0
PLD CALL SWEEP NEUTRAL 01/20/23 $170.00 $57.5K 227 2

Where Is Prologis Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 2,383,666, the price of PLD is down -5.96% at $162.69.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock is currently neutral between overbought and oversold.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 80 days.

What The Experts Say On Prologis:

  • Deutsche Bank has decided to maintain their Buy rating on Prologis, which currently sits at a price target of $179.
  • Barclays has decided to maintain their Overweight rating on Prologis, which currently sits at a price target of $190.
  • Wells Fargo has decided to maintain their Overweight rating on Prologis, which currently sits at a price target of $184.
  • Deutsche Bank has decided to maintain their Buy rating on Prologis, which currently sits at a price target of $184.
  • Raymond James has decided to maintain their Strong Buy rating on Prologis, which currently sits at a price target of $190.

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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