A Look at Taiwan Semiconductor’s Recent Whale Swaps


A whale with lots of money to spend has taken a noticeably bearish stance on Taiwan semiconductor.

Review of Option History for Taiwan Semiconductor TSM we detected 53 strange occupations.

Looking at the specifics of each trade, it is correct to say that 26% of investors opened trades with bullish expectations and 73% with bearish expectations.

Of all the transactions identified, 37 are put options, for a total amount of $2,767,268 and 16 are call options, for a total amount of $1,686,941.

What is the target price?

Given the volume and open interest on these contracts, it appears whales have been targeting a price range of $65.0 to $140.0 for Taiwan Semiconductor over the past 3 months.

Development of volume and open interest

In terms of liquidity and interest, the average open interest for Taiwan Semiconductor options trades today is 1615.42 with a total volume of 14,391.00.

In the following chart, we are able to track the development of the volume and open interest of call and put options for Taiwan Semiconductor’s large trades within a strike price range of $65.0 at $140.0 in the last 30 days.

Taiwan Semiconductor Option Volume and Open Interest in the Last 30 Days

The biggest options spotted:

symbol PUT/CALL Kind of trade Feeling Exp. Dated Strike price Total trade price open interest Volume
TSM CALL TO SWEEP UP BULLISH 09/16/22 $95.00 $594,000 134 1.0K
TSM TO PUT TRADE NEUTRAL 09/16/22 $80.00 $355,000 486 1.0K
TSM TO PUT TO SWEEP UP BEARISH 05/20/22 $95.00 $230.3K 3.5K 514
TSM CALL TRADE BULLISH 04/14/22 $80.00 $205,200 392 100
TSM CALL TRADE BEARISH 10/21/22 $95.00 $169,000 28 206

Where is Taiwan Semiconductor right now?

  • With a volume of 18,061,535, TSM’s price is down -2.45% to $101.41.
  • RSI indicators suggest that the underlying stock is currently neutral between overbought and oversold.
  • The next results should be published in 34 days.

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