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Wed. 29 Jun 2022, 11:01am ET Benzinga Options, Markets

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

Looking at options history for Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE:FCX) we detected 21 strange trades.

If we consider the specifics of each trade, it is accurate to state that 38% of the investors opened trades with bullish expectations and 61% with bearish.

From the overall spotted trades, 19 are puts, for a total amount of $4,958,704 and 2, calls, for a total amount of $96,328.

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 $27.0 to $46.0 for Freeport-McMoRan 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 Freeport-McMoRan'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 Freeport-McMoRan's whale trades within a strike price range from $27.0 to $46.0 in the last 30 days.

Freeport-McMoRan 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
FCX PUT SWEEP BULLISH 07/15/22 $36.00 $2.8M 47.3K 5.2K
FCX PUT TRADE BULLISH 01/19/24 $30.00 $495.0K 3.9K 750
FCX PUT SWEEP NEUTRAL 07/15/22 $33.00 $320.0K 4.3K 1.0K
FCX PUT SWEEP BEARISH 07/15/22 $33.00 $235.2K 4.3K 3.3K
FCX PUT SWEEP BEARISH 07/15/22 $33.00 $183.6K 4.3K 4.4K

Where Is Freeport-McMoRan Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 3,945,059, the price of FCX is down -0.52% at $30.62.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be oversold.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 22 days.

What The Experts Say On Freeport-McMoRan:

  • Morgan Stanley has decided to maintain their Equal-Weight rating on Freeport-McMoRan, which currently sits at a price target of $30.
  • Credit Suisse upgraded its action to Neutral with a price target of $38
  • Deutsche Bank has decided to maintain their Hold rating on Freeport-McMoRan, which currently sits at a price target of $38.

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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