Thermo Fisher Scientific Unusual Options Activity For October 30

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Someone with a lot of money to spend has taken a bullish stance on Thermo Fisher Scientific (NYSE:TMO).

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 TMO, it often means somebody knows something is about to happen.

Today, Benzinga's options scanner spotted 14 options trades for Thermo Fisher Scientific.

This isn't normal.

The overall sentiment of these big-money traders is split between 64% bullish and 35%, bearish.

Out of all of the options we uncovered, 13 are puts, for a total amount of $1,083,776, and there was 1 call, for a total amount of $41,580.

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 $490.0 for Thermo Fisher Scientific over the last 3 months.

Volume & Open Interest Development

In terms of liquidity and interest, the mean open interest for Thermo Fisher Scientific options trades today is 238.0 with a total volume of 717.00.

In the following chart, we are able to follow the development of volume and open interest of call and put options for Thermo Fisher Scientific's big money trades within a strike price range of $400.0 to $490.0 over the last 30 days.

Thermo Fisher Scientific 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
TMO PUT TRADE NEUTRAL 01/16/26 $420.00 $207.1K 21 0
TMO PUT SWEEP BULLISH 01/19/24 $490.00 $204.9K 433 0
TMO PUT TRADE BEARISH 01/19/24 $470.00 $199.4K 676 0
TMO PUT SWEEP BULLISH 11/17/23 $450.00 $86.0K 293 47
TMO PUT SWEEP BEARISH 03/15/24 $400.00 $73.4K 169 32

Where Is Thermo Fisher Scientific Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 2,192,499, the price of TMO is up 0.03% at $431.55.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be oversold.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 93 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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