Behind the Scenes of PayPal Holdings's Latest Options Trends

PayPal Holdings Inc +0.34%

PayPal Holdings Inc

PYPL

62.31

+0.34%

Financial giants have made a conspicuous bearish move on PayPal Holdings. Our analysis of options history for PayPal Holdings (NASDAQ:PYPL) revealed 31 unusual trades.

Delving into the details, we found 48% of traders were bullish, while 51% showed bearish tendencies. Out of all the trades we spotted, 3 were puts, with a value of $117,142, and 28 were calls, valued at $3,305,532.

What's The Price Target?

Analyzing the Volume and Open Interest in these contracts, it seems that the big players have been eyeing a price window from $57.5 to $100.0 for PayPal Holdings during the past quarter.

Analyzing Volume & Open Interest

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 PayPal Holdings'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 PayPal Holdings's whale trades within a strike price range from $57.5 to $100.0 in the last 30 days.

PayPal Holdings Call and Put Volume: 30-Day Overview

Options Call Chart

Biggest Options Spotted:

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Ask Bid Price Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
PYPL CALL SWEEP NEUTRAL 06/18/26 $18.85 $18.0 $18.85 $67.50 $552.0K 1.3K 150
PYPL CALL SWEEP BULLISH 06/18/26 $19.15 $18.3 $19.15 $67.50 $480.6K 1.3K 807
PYPL CALL TRADE BEARISH 06/18/26 $19.3 $19.0 $19.0 $67.50 $285.0K 1.3K 0
PYPL CALL SWEEP BULLISH 06/18/26 $19.1 $18.3 $19.1 $67.50 $233.0K 1.3K 660
PYPL CALL SWEEP BULLISH 06/18/26 $19.15 $18.4 $19.15 $67.50 $204.9K 1.3K 1.2K

About PayPal Holdings

PayPal was spun off from eBay in 2015 and provides electronic payment solutions to merchants and consumers, with a focus on online transactions. The company had 426 million active accounts at the end of 2023. The company also owns Venmo, a person-to-person payment platform.

After a thorough review of the options trading surrounding PayPal Holdings, we move to examine the company in more detail. This includes an assessment of its current market status and performance.

PayPal Holdings's Current Market Status

  • With a trading volume of 2,988,154, the price of PYPL is up by 0.5%, reaching $66.9.
  • Current RSI values indicate that the stock is may be approaching overbought.
  • Next earnings report is scheduled for 39 days from now.

What The Experts Say On PayPal Holdings

Over the past month, 3 industry analysts have shared their insights on this stock, proposing an average target price of $65.66666666666667.

  • An analyst from Evercore ISI Group persists with their In-Line rating on PayPal Holdings, maintaining a target price of $60.
  • Reflecting concerns, an analyst from RBC Capital lowers its rating to Outperform with a new price target of $74.
  • An analyst from UBS has decided to maintain their Neutral rating on PayPal Holdings, which currently sits at a price target of $63.

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.

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