Alibaba Group Holding Whale Trades For August 16



A whale with a lot of money to spend has taken a noticeably bullish stance on Alibaba Group Holding.

Looking at options history for Alibaba Group Holding BABA we detected 94 strange trades.

If we consider the specifics of each trade, it is accurate to state that 50% of the investors opened trades with bullish expectations and 50% with bearish.

From the overall spotted trades, 64 are puts, for a total amount of $4,448,093 and 30, calls, for a total amount of $2,813,132.

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 $230.0 for Alibaba Group Holding 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 Alibaba Group Holding’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 Alibaba Group Holding’s whale trades within a strike price range from $50.0 to $230.0 in the last 30 days.

Alibaba Group Holding 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
BABA CALL SWEEP BULLISH 01/20/23 $120.00 $450.0K 15.1K 1.2K
BABA PUT SWEEP NEUTRAL 06/21/24 $90.00 $229.8K 242 2.4K
BABA PUT SWEEP BEARISH 06/21/24 $90.00 $180.9K 242 2.8K
BABA CALL SWEEP BEARISH 10/21/22 $95.00 $167.2K 2.1K 603
BABA PUT TRADE BEARISH 01/19/24 $230.00 $137.1K 59 10

Where Is Alibaba Group Holding Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 10,601,489, the price of BABA is down -1.44% at $92.84.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be approaching oversold.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 93 days.

What The Experts Say On Alibaba Group Holding:

  • B of A Securities has decided to maintain their Buy rating on Alibaba Group Holding, which currently sits at a price target of $155.
  • Bernstein upgraded its action to Outperform with a price target of $130

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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