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Wells Fargo Whale Trades For May 13

A whale with a lot of money to spend has taken a noticeably bearish stance on Wells Fargo.

Looking at options history for Wells Fargo WFC we detected 40 strange trades.

If we consider the specifics of each trade, it is accurate to state that 35% of the investors opened trades with bullish expectations and 65% with bearish.

From the overall spotted trades, 30 are puts, for a total amount of $1,492,052 and 10, calls, for a total amount of $3,876,792.

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 $30.0 to $55.0 for Wells Fargo 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 Wells Fargo’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 Wells Fargo’s whale trades within a strike price range from $30.0 to $55.0 in the last 30 days.

Wells Fargo 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
WFC CALL TRADE BEARISH 06/17/22 $45.00 $1.8M 10.5K 20.0K
WFC CALL TRADE NEUTRAL 06/17/22 $47.50 $1.0M 40.8K 20.3K
WFC CALL SWEEP BULLISH 06/17/22 $45.00 $558.3K 10.5K 4.6K
WFC PUT TRADE BULLISH 06/17/22 $42.50 $430.1K 18.4K 3.9K
WFC CALL SWEEP BULLISH 06/17/22 $45.00 $214.4K 10.5K 22.7K

Where Is Wells Fargo Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 21,194,191, the price of WFC is up 1.99% at $42.64.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be approaching oversold.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 61 days.

What The Experts Say On Wells Fargo:

  • Raymond James has decided to maintain their Outperform rating on Wells Fargo, which currently sits at a price target of $60.
  • BMO Capital has decided to maintain their Market Perform rating on Wells Fargo, which currently sits at a price target of $60.

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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