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Procter & Gamble Whale Trades For August 03

Someone with a lot of money to spend has taken a bullish stance on Procter & Gamble PG.

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 PG, 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 11 uncommon options trades for Procter & Gamble.

This isn’t normal.

The overall sentiment of these big-money traders is split between 63% bullish and 36%, bearish.

Out of all of the special options we uncovered, 6 are puts, for a total amount of $360,858, and 5 are calls, for a total amount of $196,966.

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 $140.0 to $150.0 for Procter & Gamble over the last 3 months.

Volume & Open Interest Development

In terms of liquidity and interest, the mean open interest for Procter & Gamble options trades today is 2722.12 with a total volume of 2,350.00.

In the following chart, we are able to follow the development of volume and open interest of call and put options for Procter & Gamble’s big money trades within a strike price range of $140.0 to $150.0 over the last 30 days.

Procter & Gamble 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
PG PUT SWEEP BULLISH 11/18/22 $140.00 $111.8K 1.9K 379
PG PUT SWEEP BULLISH 11/18/22 $140.00 $71.1K 1.9K 133
PG PUT TRADE BULLISH 11/18/22 $145.00 $68.5K 621 102
PG CALL SWEEP BEARISH 01/20/23 $145.00 $60.7K 8.4K 115
PG PUT SWEEP BULLISH 10/21/22 $150.00 $48.9K 1.4K 77
Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
PG PUT SWEEP BULLISH 11/18/22 $140.00 $111.8K 1.9K 379
PG PUT SWEEP BULLISH 11/18/22 $140.00 $71.1K 1.9K 133
PG PUT TRADE BULLISH 11/18/22 $145.00 $68.5K 621 102
PG CALL SWEEP BEARISH 01/20/23 $145.00 $60.7K 8.4K 115
PG PUT SWEEP BULLISH 10/21/22 $150.00 $48.9K 1.4K 77

Where Is Procter & Gamble Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 6,799,976, the price of PG is up 2.06% at $144.87.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock is currently neutral between overbought and oversold.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 76 days.

What The Experts Say On Procter & Gamble:

  • Truist Securities has decided to maintain their Buy rating on Procter & Gamble, which currently sits at a price target of $160.
  • JP Morgan has decided to maintain their Neutral rating on Procter & Gamble, which currently sits at a price target of $156.
  • Raymond James has decided to maintain their Outperform rating on Procter & Gamble, which currently sits at a price target of $175.
  • Barclays has decided to maintain their Overweight rating on Procter & Gamble, which currently sits at a price target of $154.

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.

If you want to stay updated on the latest options trades for Procter & Gamble, Benzinga Pro gives you real-time options trades alerts.

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