Option bulls take a ride with $RIVN

Option bulls take a ride with $RIVN


Option bulls are being rewarded in upside option positions on Rivian Automotive Inc (RIVN) today.

On Jul. 3Market Rebellion’s Unusual Activity Service found that 3,000 Weekly $18.50 calls, expiring Jul. 7, were bought for $0.47 to $0.90 above the existing open interest of 1,219 contracts with shares at $17.91.

Those calls have traded for up to $3.14 today, a 248.89% return, while the stock rose 20.88% in the same time frame, showing how quickly options can far outpace gains in their underlying shares.

Long calls lock in the price where investors can buy a stock, letting them position for a rally at limited cost with the potential for significant leverage. They carry less risk than owning shares because the most that can be lost is the price of the options no matter how far the stock might fall.

RIVN was up 5.82% to close at $21.62.

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