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Check Out What Whales Are Doing With SHEL

A whale with a lot of money to spend has taken a noticeably bullish stance on Shell. Looking at options history for Shell (NYSE:SHEL) we detected 20 strange trades.

Benzinga · 06/10/2022 16:47

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

Looking at options history for Shell (NYSE:SHEL) we detected 20 strange trades.

If we consider the specifics of each trade, it is accurate to state that 75% of the investors opened trades with bullish expectations and 25% with bearish.

From the overall spotted trades, 13 are puts, for a total amount of $1,202,814 and 7, calls, for a total amount of $381,899.

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 $45.0 to $65.0 for Shell 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 Shell'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 Shell's whale trades within a strike price range from $45.0 to $65.0 in the last 30 days.

Shell 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
SHEL PUT TRADE BULLISH 01/20/23 $57.50 $708.0K 1.5K 1.2K
SHEL CALL TRADE BULLISH 07/15/22 $52.50 $108.5K 510 773
SHEL PUT SWEEP BEARISH 07/15/22 $65.00 $106.5K 323 252
SHEL CALL SWEEP BULLISH 07/15/22 $52.50 $66.3K 510 551
SHEL CALL TRADE BEARISH 07/15/22 $52.50 $62.6K 510 874

Where Is Shell Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 6,220,172, the price of SHEL is down -2.6% at $57.98.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be approaching overbought.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 58 days.

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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