Macy's Unusual Options Activity For January 06

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A whale with a lot of money to spend has taken a noticeably bullish stance on Macy’s.

Looking at options history for Macy’s M we detected 11 strange trades.

If we consider the specifics of each trade, it is accurate to state that 72% of the investors opened trades with bullish expectations and 27% with bearish.

From the overall spotted trades, 3 are puts, for a total amount of $130,050 and 8, calls, for a total amount of $286,934.

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 $3.0 to $24.0 for Macy’s 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 Macy’s’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 Macy’s’s whale activity within a strike price range from $3.0 to $24.0 in the last 30 days.

Macy’s 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
M PUT TRADE BULLISH 06/16/23 $21.00 $68.2K 674 250
M CALL TRADE BULLISH 01/06/23 $21.00 $55.9K 23.8K 642
M CALL TRADE BULLISH 01/20/23 $23.00 $43.0K 8.1K 603
M CALL SWEEP BULLISH 01/20/23 $21.00 $36.8K 5.8K 226
M CALL SWEEP BEARISH 02/17/23 $22.00 $34.8K 1.9K 35

Where Is Macy’s Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 1,065,321, the price of M is up 1.81% at $21.95.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be approaching overbought.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 46 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.

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