Unpacking the Latest Options Trading Trends in Li Auto

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Whales with a lot of money to spend have taken a noticeably bullish stance on Li Auto.

Looking at options history for Li Auto (NASDAQ:LI) we detected 19 trades.

If we consider the specifics of each trade, it is accurate to state that 52% of the investors opened trades with bullish expectations and 36% with bearish.

From the overall spotted trades, 16 are puts, for a total amount of $1,758,593 and 3, calls, for a total amount of $118,800.

Expected Price Movements

After evaluating the trading volumes and Open Interest, it's evident that the major market movers are focusing on a price band between $25.0 and $32.0 for Li Auto, spanning the last three months.

Volume & Open Interest Trends

Examining the volume and open interest provides crucial insights into stock research. This information is key in gauging liquidity and interest levels for Li Auto's options at certain strike prices. Below, we present a snapshot of the trends in volume and open interest for calls and puts across Li Auto's significant trades, within a strike price range of $25.0 to $32.0, over the past month.

Li Auto Option Activity Analysis: Last 30 Days

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Significant Options Trades Detected:

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Ask Bid Price Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
LI PUT TRADE BEARISH 05/17/24 $4.15 $4.0 $4.1 $30.00 $1.0M 7.3K 2.5K
LI PUT TRADE BEARISH 05/17/24 $1.14 $1.11 $1.13 $25.00 $113.0K 2.5K 1.0K
LI PUT SWEEP BULLISH 05/24/24 $4.85 $4.7 $4.8 $31.00 $95.3K 5 200
LI PUT TRADE BULLISH 05/03/24 $0.83 $0.76 $0.78 $26.00 $77.6K 272 2.0K
LI PUT SWEEP BULLISH 05/03/24 $0.76 $0.72 $0.76 $26.00 $76.1K 272 20

About Li Auto

Li Auto is a leading Chinese NEV manufacturer that designs, develops, manufactures, and sells premium smart NEVs. The company started volume production of its first model Li One in November 2019. The model is a six-seater, large, premium plug-in electric SUV equipped with a range extension system and advanced smart vehicle solutions. It sold over 376,000 NEVs in 2023, accounting for about 4% of China's passenger new energy vehicle market. Beyond Li One, the company expands its product line, including both BEVs and PHEVs, to target a broader consumer base.

In light of the recent options history for Li Auto, it's now appropriate to focus on the company itself. We aim to explore its current performance.

Current Position of Li Auto

  • Currently trading with a volume of 8,471,078, the LI's price is up by 7.05%, now at $26.8.
  • RSI readings suggest the stock is currently is currently neutral between overbought and oversold.
  • Anticipated earnings release is in 14 days.

What Analysts Are Saying About Li Auto

In the last month, 2 experts released ratings on this stock with an average target price of $32.5.

  • An analyst from Macquarie has revised its rating downward to Outperform, adjusting the price target to $40.
  • An analyst from Barclays has revised its rating downward to Equal-Weight, adjusting the price target to $25.

Options trading presents higher risks and potential rewards. Astute traders manage these risks by continually educating themselves, adapting their strategies, monitoring multiple indicators, and keeping a close eye on market movements. Stay informed about the latest Li Auto options trades with real-time alerts from Benzinga Pro.

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