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

Looking at options history for Home Depot HD we detected 13 strange trades.

If we consider the specifics of each trade, it is accurate to state that 46% of the investors opened trades with bullish expectations and 53% with bearish.

From the overall spotted trades, 7 are puts, for a total amount of $233,168 and 6, calls, for a total amount of $433,485.

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 $315.0 to $400.0 for Home Depot over the last 3 months.

Volume & Open Interest Development

In terms of liquidity and interest, the mean open interest for Home Depot options trades today is 606.17 with a total volume of 697.00.

In the following chart, we are able to follow the development of volume and open interest of call and put options for Home Depot’s big money trades within a strike price range of $315.0 to $400.0 over the last 30 days.

Home Depot 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
HD CALL TRADE BEARISH 03/18/22 $350.00 $200.8K 484 159
HD CALL TRADE BEARISH 03/18/22 $355.00 $94.7K 630 22
HD CALL TRADE NEUTRAL 03/18/22 $345.00 $45.1K 129 24
HD PUT SWEEP BULLISH 03/18/22 $340.00 $44.2K 1.0K 56
HD CALL TRADE BULLISH 04/14/22 $370.00 $39.6K 204 1

Where Is Home Depot Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 717,280, the price of HD is up 0.14% at $355.58.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock is currently neutral between overbought and oversold.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 11 days.

What The Experts Say On Home Depot:

  • Morgan Stanley has decided to maintain their Overweight rating on Home Depot, which currently sits at a price target of $420.

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