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Air Products & Chemicals Unusual Options Activity For March 17

A whale with a lot of money to spend has taken a noticeably bullish stance on Air Products…

A whale with a lot of money to spend has taken a noticeably bullish stance on Air Products & Chemicals.

Looking at options history for Air Products & Chemicals (NYSE:APD) we detected 14 strange trades.

If we consider the specifics of each trade, it is accurate to state that 57% of the investors opened trades with bullish expectations and 42% with bearish.

From the overall spotted trades, 12 are puts, for a total amount of $375,460 and 2, calls, for a total amount of $71,120.

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 $280.0 to $310.0 for Air Products & Chemicals over the last 3 months.

Volume & Open Interest Development

In terms of liquidity and interest, the mean open interest for Air Products & Chemicals options trades today is 808.0 with a total volume of 4,104.00.

In the following chart, we are able to follow the development of volume and open interest of call and put options for Air Products & Chemicals’s big money trades within a strike price range of $280.0 to $310.0 over the last 30 days.

Air Products & Chemicals Option Volume And Open Interest Over Last 30 Days

Options Call Chart

Biggest Options Spotted:

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
APD PUT TRADE BULLISH 03/17/23 $290.00 $52.8K 1.6K 40
APD CALL SWEEP BULLISH 01/17/25 $310.00 $44.3K 26 16
APD PUT TRADE BULLISH 03/17/23 $290.00 $43.4K 1.6K 31
APD PUT TRADE NEUTRAL 03/17/23 $290.00 $32.6K 1.6K 367
APD PUT TRADE BULLISH 03/17/23 $290.00 $32.3K 1.6K 508

Where Is Air Products & Chemicals Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 824,950, the price of APD is down -1.57% at $275.26.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock is currently neutral between overbought and oversold.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 48 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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