This Is What Whales Are Betting On Rivian Automotive

Someone with a lot of money to spend has taken a bearish stance on Rivian Automotive RIVN.

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 RIVN, 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 13 uncommon options trades for Rivian Automotive.

This isn’t normal.

The overall sentiment of these big-money traders is split between 46% bullish and 53%, bearish.

Out of all of the special options we uncovered, 11 are puts, for a total amount of $676,576, and 2 are calls, for a total amount of $108,256.

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 $20.0 to $100.0 for Rivian Automotive over the last 3 months.

Volume & Open Interest Development

Looking at the volume and open interest is an insightful way to conduct due diligence on a stock.

This data can help you track the liquidity and interest for Rivian Automotive’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 Rivian Automotive’s whale activity within a strike price range from $20.0 to $100.0 in the last 30 days.

Rivian Automotive Option Volume And Open Interest Over Last 30 Days

Biggest Options Spotted:

symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Feeling Exp. Date Strike Price Total Trade Price open-interest Volume
RIVN PUT TRADE BEARISH 06/17/22 $95.00 $179.6K 313 29
RIVN PUT SWEEP BEARISH 09/16/22 $22.50 $112.5K 1.5K 392
RIVN PUT SWEEP BEARISH 01/19/24 $75.00 $100.0K 492 0
RIVN CALL SWEEP BULLISH 06/24/22 $25.00 $62.6K 173 379
RIVN CALL TRADE BEARISH 09/16/22 $20.00 $45.6K 796 60
symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Feeling Exp. Date Strike Price Total Trade Price open-interest Volume
RIVN PUT TRADE BEARISH 06/17/22 $95.00 $179.6K 313 29
RIVN PUT SWEEP BEARISH 09/16/22 $22.50 $112.5K 1.5K 392
RIVN PUT SWEEP BEARISH 01/19/24 $75.00 $100.0K 492 0
RIVN CALL SWEEP BULLISH 06/24/22 $25.00 $62.6K 173 379
RIVN CALL TRADE BEARISH 09/16/22 $20.00 $45.6K 796 60

Where Is Rivian Automotive Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 6,700,245, the price of RIVN is down -2.46% at $25.77.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock is currently neutral between overbought and oversold.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 63 days.

What The Experts Say On Rivian Automotive:

  • DA Davidson downgraded its action to Underperform with a price target of $24

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 Rivian Automotive, Benzinga Pro gives you real-time options trades alerts.

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