UnitedHealth Group Unusual Options Activity For March 13

A whale with a lot of money to spend has taken a noticeably bearish stance on UnitedHealth Group.…

A whale with a lot of money to spend has taken a noticeably bearish stance on UnitedHealth Group.

Looking at options history for UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) we detected 18 strange trades.

If we consider the specifics of each trade, it is accurate to state that 44% of the investors opened trades with bullish expectations and 55% with bearish.

From the overall spotted trades, 10 are puts, for a total amount of $628,991 and 8, calls, for a total amount of $324,933.

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 $400.0 to $550.0 for UnitedHealth Group over the last 3 months.

Volume & Open Interest Development

In terms of liquidity and interest, the mean open interest for UnitedHealth Group options trades today is 393.38 with a total volume of 433.00.

In the following chart, we are able to follow the development of volume and open interest of call and put options for UnitedHealth Group’s big money trades within a strike price range of $400.0 to $550.0 over the last 30 days.

UnitedHealth Group 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
UNH PUT SWEEP BULLISH 01/17/25 $510.00 $118.6K 146 45
UNH PUT SWEEP BULLISH 01/17/25 $510.00 $118.5K 146 24
UNH PUT TRADE BEARISH 01/19/24 $550.00 $79.6K 293 9
UNH PUT TRADE BULLISH 03/17/23 $500.00 $71.7K 1.7K 0
UNH CALL SWEEP BULLISH 04/21/23 $460.00 $60.9K 225 25

Where Is UnitedHealth Group Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 2,935,291, the price of UNH is up 0.73% at $463.68.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be approaching oversold.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 31 days.

What The Experts Say On UnitedHealth Group:

  • Stephens & Co. downgraded its action to Overweight with a price target of $605

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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