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Ebix Whale Trades Spotted

 

Someone with a lot of money to spend has taken a bullish stance on Ebix EBIX.

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 EBIX, 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 23 uncommon options trades for Ebix.

This isn’t normal.

The overall sentiment of these big-money traders is split between 73% bullish and 26%, bearish.

Out of all of the special options we uncovered, 13 are puts, for a total amount of $1,317,150, and 10 are calls, for a total amount of $507,637.

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 $15.0 to $40.0 for Ebix 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 Ebix’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 Ebix’s whale trades within a strike price range from $15.0 to $40.0 in the last 30 days.

Ebix 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
EBIX PUT TRADE BEARISH 12/16/22 $40.00 $169.0K 125 580
EBIX PUT TRADE BULLISH 12/16/22 $40.00 $169.0K 125 475
EBIX PUT TRADE BULLISH 12/16/22 $40.00 $167.4K 125 581
EBIX PUT TRADE BEARISH 12/16/22 $40.00 $162.0K 125 300
EBIX PUT SWEEP BULLISH 12/16/22 $40.00 $133.6K 125 1.0K

Where Is Ebix Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 462,521, the price of EBIX is up 4.52% at $24.73.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be approaching overbought.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 89 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.

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

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