Someone with a lot of money to spend has taken a bullish stance on Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ:BBBY).
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 BBBY, it often means somebody knows something is about to happen.
Today, Benzinga’s options scanner spotted 13 options trades for Bed Bath & Beyond.
This isn’t normal.
The overall sentiment of these big-money traders is split between 53% bullish and 46% bearish.
Out of all of the options we uncovered, 12 are puts, for a total amount of $568,472, and there was 1 call, for a total amount of $28,536.
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 $15.0 to $16.0 for Bed Bath & Beyond over the last 3 months.
Volume & Open Interest Development
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 Bed Bath & Beyond’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 Bed Bath & Beyond’s whale trades within a strike price range from $15.0 to $16.0 in the last 30 days.
Bed Bath & Beyond Option Volume And Open Interest Over Last 30 Days
Biggest Options Spotted:
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Where Is Bed Bath & Beyond Standing Right Now?
- With a volume of 4,954,806, the price of BBBY is down -0.13% at $15.03.
- RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be approaching overbought.
- Next earnings are expected to be released in 77 days.
What The Experts Say On Bed Bath & Beyond:
- Keybanc has decided to maintain their Underweight rating on Bed Bath & Beyond, which currently sits at a price target of $11.
- Telsey Advisory Group has decided to maintain their Market Perform rating on Bed Bath & Beyond, which currently sits at a price target of $15.
- Keybanc has decided to maintain their Underweight rating on Bed Bath & Beyond, which currently sits at a price target of $10.
- Goldman Sachs has decided to maintain their Sell rating on Bed Bath & Beyond, which currently sits at a price target of $15.
- UBS has decided to maintain their Sell rating on Bed Bath & Beyond, which currently sits at a price target of $13.
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