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Thu. 2 Dec 2021, 11:46am ETBenzinga
In: Options, Markets

Someone with a lot of money to spend has taken a bullish stance on Royal Caribbean Gr (NYSE:RCL).

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 this whale just did?

Today, Benzinga's options scanner spotted 14 uncommon options trades for Royal Caribbean Gr.

This isn't normal.

The overall sentiment of these big-money traders is split between 50.0% bullish and 50.0%, bearish.

Out of all of the special options we uncovered, 7 are puts, for a total amount of $563,805.00, and 7 are calls, for a total amount of $300,534.00.

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 $50.0 to $85.0 for Royal Caribbean Gr over the last 3 months.

Volume & Open Interest Development

In terms of liquidity and interest, the mean open interest for Royal Caribbean Gr options trades today is 3049.07 with a total volume of 1,518.00.

In the following chart, we are able to follow the development of volume and open interest of call and put options for Royal Caribbean Gr's big money trades within a strike price range of $50.0 to $85.0 over 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 PUT SWEEP BULLISH 12/17/21 $70.00 $168.9K 6.6K 33
RCL PUT TRADE BULLISH 12/23/21 $75.00 $151.2K 406 140
RCL PUT TRADE BULLISH 02/18/22 $65.00 $67.5K 636 8
RCL PUT SWEEP BULLISH 12/31/21 $80.00 $64.8K 35 50
RCL CALL TRADE NEUTRAL 01/20/23 $70.00 $62.6K 883 53

Where Is Royal Caribbean Gr Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 2,929,061.00, the price of RCL is up 4.86% at $67.39.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock is currently neutral between overbought and oversold.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 82 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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