Ford Motor in Focus: Analysis of Growth in Options Activity – Ford Motor (NYSE:F)
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Ford Motor in Focus: Analysis of Growth in Options Activity – Ford Motor (NYSE:F)

Investors with a lot of money to spend have taken a bullish stance Ford engine F.

And retail investors should know this.

We noticed this today as the trades appeared in the publicly available options histories we track at Benzinga.

We don’t know if these are institutions or just wealthy individuals. But when something this big happens to F, it often means that someone knows something is going to happen.

So how do we know what these investors just did?

Today, Benzinga’s options scanner spotted 10 unusual options trades for Ford Motor.

It is not normal.

The overall sentiment of these stock investors is split between 50% bullish and 40% bearish.

Of all the special options we discovered, 2 were put options with a total value of $176,998 and 8 were call options with a total value of $481,555.

What is the target price?

After analyzing the trading volumes and open interest, it is clear that the main market drivers are focused on the price range of $7.17 to $14.82 for Ford Motor shares over the past three months.

Volume and Open Interest Trends

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

This data will help you track the liquidity and interest rates of Ford Motor options at a specific strike price.

Below we can trace the evolution of the volume and open buying and selling interests for the entire Ford Motor whaling activity in the strike price range from $7.17 to $14.82 over the last 30 days.

Ford Motor Options Volume and Open Interest Over the Last 30 Days

Largest options transactions observed:

Symbol PUT/CALL Type of trade Sentiment The term of validity Ask Offer Price Execution price Total Trade Price Open interest volume
F PLACE TRADE NEUTRAL 01/17/25 0.66 PLN 0.64 dollars $0.65 12.17 PLN 125.3 thousand dollars 106.1 thousand 251
F CALL SWEEP BULLISH 20.12.24 $0.49 $0.43 $0.49 14.82 PLN $98.2k 14.7 thousand 218
F CALL TRADE BULLISH 12/19/25 3.7 dollars $3.65 3.7 dollars 9.82 PLN $85.4k 4.0k 0
F CALL SWEEP BEARISH 20.09.24 $0.89 $0.88 $0.88 12.82 PLN 70.4k dollars 32.7 thousand 866
F CALL SWEEP BULLISH 07.12.24 0.16 PLN $0.15 0.16 PLN 13.00 PLN $63.0k 23.4 thousand 1.7 thousand

About Ford Motor

Ford Motor Co. produces vehicles under the Ford and Lincoln brands. In March 2022, the company announced that it would operate its internal combustion engine business, Ford Blue, and its electric vehicle business, Ford Model e, as separate companies, but still under the Ford Motor brand. The company has nearly 13% of the market share in the United States, about 11% in the United Kingdom, and under 2% in China, including unconsolidated affiliates. Sales in the U.S. accounted for about 66% of the company’s total revenue in 2023. Ford employs about 177,000 workers, including about 59,000 UAW workers, and is headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan.

In light of Ford Motor’s recent options history, it is now appropriate to focus on the company itself. Our goal is to examine its current performance.

Ford Motor’s Current Market Status

  • Trading volume is 26,176,295 and the F share price is up 1.98% to settle at $13.15.
  • RSI indicators show that the stock is currently neutral, somewhere between overbought and oversold.
  • The announcement of financial results is expected in 14 days.

Options trading comes with higher risks, but also offers the potential for higher rewards. Experienced traders mitigate these risks through ongoing education, strategic trading adjustments, utilizing various indicators, and staying in tune with market dynamics. Stay up to date with the latest Ford Motor options trades with Benzinga Pro to get real-time alerts.