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DraftKings Whale Trades For September 23

Someone with a lot of money to spend has taken a bearish stance on DraftKings DKNG.

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 DKNG, it often means somebody knows something is about to happen.

Today, Benzinga’s options scanner spotted 10 options trades for DraftKings.

This isn’t normal.

The overall sentiment of these big-money traders is split between 20% bullish and 80%, bearish.

Out of all of the options we uncovered, 9 are puts, for a total amount of $407,678, and there was 1 call, for a total amount of $26,362.

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 $12.5 to $30.0 for DraftKings over the last 3 months.

Volume & Open Interest Development

In terms of liquidity and interest, the mean open interest for DraftKings options trades today is 2860.5 with a total volume of 3,539.00.

In the following chart, we are able to follow the development of volume and open interest of call and put options for DraftKings’s big money trades within a strike price range of $12.5 to $30.0 over the last 30 days.

DraftKings 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
DKNG PUT SWEEP BEARISH 11/18/22 $30.00 $150.4K 427 5
DKNG PUT TRADE BEARISH 01/19/24 $25.00 $40.4K 9.6K 37
DKNG PUT SWEEP BEARISH 03/17/23 $12.50 $36.0K 2.0K 555
DKNG PUT SWEEP BEARISH 03/17/23 $12.50 $34.3K 2.0K 199
DKNG PUT SWEEP BEARISH 03/17/23 $12.50 $34.0K 2.0K 211
Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
DKNG PUT SWEEP BEARISH 11/18/22 $30.00 $150.4K 427 5
DKNG PUT TRADE BEARISH 01/19/24 $25.00 $40.4K 9.6K 37
DKNG PUT SWEEP BEARISH 03/17/23 $12.50 $36.0K 2.0K 555
DKNG PUT SWEEP BEARISH 03/17/23 $12.50 $34.3K 2.0K 199
DKNG PUT SWEEP BEARISH 03/17/23 $12.50 $34.0K 2.0K 211

Where Is DraftKings Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 7,045,427, the price of DKNG is down -4.62% at $14.86.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be approaching oversold.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 42 days.

What The Experts Say On DraftKings:

  • Susquehanna has decided to maintain their Positive rating on DraftKings, which currently sits at a price target of $24.

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 DraftKings, Benzinga Pro gives you real-time options trades alerts.

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