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Check Out What Whales Are Doing With COST

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

Looking at options history for Costco Wholesale COST we detected 14 strange trades.

If we consider the specifics of each trade, it is accurate to state that 57% of the investors opened trades with bullish expectations and 42% with bearish.

From the overall spotted trades, 4 are puts, for a total amount of $356,857 and 10, calls, for a total amount of $1,089,976.

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 $420.0 to $550.0 for Costco Wholesale over the last 3 months.

Volume & Open Interest Development

Looking at the volume and open interest is an insightful way to conduct due diligence on a stock.

This data can help you track the liquidity and interest for Costco Wholesale’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 Costco Wholesale’s whale activity within a strike price range from $420.0 to $550.0 in the last 30 days.

Costco Wholesale 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
COST CALL SWEEP BULLISH 07/15/22 $420.00 $279.9K 151 100
COST CALL TRADE BULLISH 07/15/22 $420.00 $277.1K 151 50
COST PUT SWEEP BULLISH 07/15/22 $460.00 $143.2K 2.0K 206
COST CALL TRADE BEARISH 07/15/22 $420.00 $139.8K 151 125
COST PUT SWEEP BEARISH 07/15/22 $450.00 $105.0K 2.0K 151
Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
COST CALL SWEEP BULLISH 07/15/22 $420.00 $279.9K 151 100
COST CALL TRADE BULLISH 07/15/22 $420.00 $277.1K 151 50
COST PUT SWEEP BULLISH 07/15/22 $460.00 $143.2K 2.0K 206
COST CALL TRADE BEARISH 07/15/22 $420.00 $139.8K 151 125
COST PUT SWEEP BEARISH 07/15/22 $450.00 $105.0K 2.0K 151

Where Is Costco Wholesale Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 348,265, the price of COST is up 2.27% at $470.41.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be approaching overbought.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 91 days.

What The Experts Say On Costco Wholesale:

  • Deutsche Bank has decided to maintain their Hold rating on Costco Wholesale, which currently sits at a price target of $525.
  • Raymond James has decided to maintain their Outperform rating on Costco Wholesale, which currently sits at a price target of $560.
  • Jefferies has decided to maintain their Buy rating on Costco Wholesale, which currently sits at a price target of $580.
  • Telsey Advisory Group has decided to maintain their Outperform rating on Costco Wholesale, which currently sits at a price target of $590.
  • Baird has decided to maintain their Outperform rating on Costco Wholesale, which currently sits at a price target of $560.

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

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