This Is What Whales Are Betting On Adobe

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Someone with a lot of money to spend has taken a bearish stance on Adobe (NASDAQ:ADBE).

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

So how do we know what this whale just did?

Today, Benzinga's options scanner spotted 16 uncommon options trades for Adobe.

This isn't normal.

The overall sentiment of these big-money traders is split between 31% bullish and 68%, bearish.

Out of all of the special options we uncovered, 3 are puts, for a total amount of $122,955, and 13 are calls, for a total amount of $864,988.

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 $320.0 to $600.0 for Adobe over the last 3 months.

Volume & Open Interest Development

In terms of liquidity and interest, the mean open interest for Adobe options trades today is 160.25 with a total volume of 429.00.

In the following chart, we are able to follow the development of volume and open interest of call and put options for Adobe's big money trades within a strike price range of $320.0 to $600.0 over the last 30 days.

Adobe 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
ADBE CALL TRADE BEARISH 04/19/24 $515.00 $154.6K 61 25
ADBE CALL TRADE BEARISH 04/19/24 $515.00 $143.0K 61 0
ADBE CALL TRADE BEARISH 06/21/24 $500.00 $107.9K 153 13
ADBE CALL TRADE BEARISH 06/21/24 $500.00 $91.3K 153 28
ADBE CALL TRADE BULLISH 11/03/23 $515.00 $75.9K 218 41

Where Is Adobe Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 616,703, the price of ADBE is up 2.75% at $522.12.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be approaching overbought.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 45 days.

What The Experts Say On Adobe:

  • Stifel downgraded its action to Buy with a price target of $600
  • Oppenheimer upgraded its action to Outperform with a price target of $660
  • Piper Sandler downgraded its action to Overweight with a price target of $650
  • DA Davidson upgraded its action to Buy with a price target of $640
  • RBC Capital downgraded its action to Outperform with a price target of $615

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.

If you want to stay updated on the latest options trades for Adobe, Benzinga Pro gives you real-time options trades alerts.

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