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Check Out What Whales Are Doing With JPM

Someone with a lot of money to spend has taken a bullish stance on JPMorgan Chase JPM.

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 JPM, 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 JPMorgan Chase.

This isn’t normal.

The overall sentiment of these big-money traders is split between 52% bullish and 47%, bearish.

Out of all of the special options we uncovered, 10 are puts, for a total amount of $1,213,236, and 13 are calls, for a total amount of $903,752.

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 $110.0 to $170.0 for JPMorgan Chase 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 JPMorgan Chase’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 JPMorgan Chase’s whale activity within a strike price range from $110.0 to $170.0 in the last 30 days.

JPMorgan Chase 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
JPM PUT TRADE BEARISH 06/16/23 $135.00 $922.5K 1.3K 760
JPM CALL SWEEP BULLISH 01/19/24 $145.00 $274.6K 2.1K 225
JPM CALL TRADE BEARISH 12/16/22 $120.00 $74.7K 7.5K 54
JPM CALL TRADE BULLISH 12/16/22 $120.00 $73.5K 7.5K 54
JPM CALL TRADE BEARISH 12/16/22 $115.00 $70.8K 6.4K 0
Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
JPM PUT TRADE BEARISH 06/16/23 $135.00 $922.5K 1.3K 760
JPM CALL SWEEP BULLISH 01/19/24 $145.00 $274.6K 2.1K 225
JPM CALL TRADE BEARISH 12/16/22 $120.00 $74.7K 7.5K 54
JPM CALL TRADE BULLISH 12/16/22 $120.00 $73.5K 7.5K 54
JPM CALL TRADE BEARISH 12/16/22 $115.00 $70.8K 6.4K 0

Where Is JPMorgan Chase Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 3,997,231, the price of JPM is up 2.59% at $133.1.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be overbought.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 64 days.

What The Experts Say On JPMorgan Chase:

  • BMO Capital has decided to maintain their Market Perform rating on JPMorgan Chase, which currently sits at a price target of $158.

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

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