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Fri. 24 Sep 2021, 2:33pm ETBenzinga
In: Options, Markets

Someone with a lot of money to spend (and possibly insider knowledge) has taken an unusually bullish stance on Royal Caribbean Gr.

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 RCL, it often means somebody knows something is about to happen.

So how do we know what the Smart Money just did?

Today, Benzinga's options scanner spotted 10 uncommon options trades for Royal Caribbean Gr (NYSE:RCL).

This isn't normal.

The overall sentiment of these big-money traders is split between 60.0% bullish and 40.0%, bearish.

Out of all of the special options we uncovered, there was 1 put, for a total amount of $33,930, and there was 1 call, for a total amount of $2,592,030.

What's The Price Target?

Taking into account the Volume and Open Interest on these contracts, it appears that the smart money is targeting a price range from $85.0 to $92.0 for Royal Caribbean Gr in the 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 Royal Caribbean Gr'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 Royal Caribbean Gr's smart money trades within a strike price range from $85.0 to $92.0 in the last 30 days.

Royal Caribbean Gr 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
RCL CALL TRADE BEARISH 10/15/21 $85.00 $945.0K 11.0K 3.6K
RCL CALL SWEEP BEARISH 10/15/21 $85.00 $295.1K 11.0K 2.2K
RCL CALL TRADE BULLISH 10/15/21 $85.00 $512.0K 11.0K 1.8K
RCL CALL SWEEP BULLISH 10/01/21 $92.00 $330.2K 197 4.2K
RCL CALL SWEEP BULLISH 10/15/21 $85.00 $169.0K 11.0K 1.0K

Where Is Royal Caribbean Gr Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 3,984,692, the price of RCL is up 1.95% over the last 24 hours at $89.88.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be approaching overbought.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 34 days.

What The Experts Say On Royal Caribbean Gr:

  • Stifel has decided to maintain their Buy rating on Royal Caribbean Gr, which currently sits at a price target of $111.0.
  • Truist Securities has decided to maintain their Hold rating on Royal Caribbean Gr, which currently sits at a price target of $80.0.

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 are already an options trader or would like to get started, head on over to Benzinga Pro. Benzinga Pro gives you up-to-date news and analytics to empower your investing and trading strategy.