Looking At Snowflake's Recent Unusual Options Activity

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A whale with a lot of money to spend has taken a noticeably bearish stance on Snowflake.

Looking at options history for Snowflake (NYSE:SNOW) we detected 18 strange trades.

If we consider the specifics of each trade, it is accurate to state that 44% of the investors opened trades with bullish expectations and 55% with bearish.

From the overall spotted trades, 10 are puts, for a total amount of $505,543 and 8, calls, for a total amount of $337,468.

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 $135.0 to $400.0 for Snowflake 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 Snowflake'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 Snowflake's whale activity within a strike price range from $135.0 to $400.0 in the last 30 days.

Snowflake Option Volume And Open Interest Over Last 30 Days

Options Call Chart

Biggest Options Spotted:

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
SNOW PUT SWEEP BEARISH 11/17/23 $175.00 $157.4K 368 0
SNOW PUT SWEEP BEARISH 11/03/23 $145.00 $67.9K 305 82
SNOW CALL SWEEP BEARISH 11/10/23 $155.00 $58.1K 1.8K 74
SNOW CALL TRADE NEUTRAL 11/03/23 $140.00 $57.0K 157 5
SNOW PUT SWEEP BEARISH 11/10/23 $145.00 $52.4K 128 88

Where Is Snowflake Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 1,528,129, the price of SNOW is up 0.92% at $144.71.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock is currently neutral between overbought and oversold.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 30 days.

What The Experts Say On Snowflake:

  • B of A Securities downgraded its action to Neutral with a price target of $195
  • Mizuho downgraded its action to Buy with a price target of $180
  • Piper Sandler has decided to maintain their Overweight rating on Snowflake, which currently sits at a price target of $195.

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

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