Option Trader Bets $4M On Citigroup Stock Ahead Of Q4 Earnings

By Benzinga4 days ago

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Citigroup Inc. (NYSE: C) shares are up 60.4% since the beginning of November, but at least one larger option trader is betting on more upside ahead of the company’s upcoming fourth-quarter earnings report.

The Citigroup Trades: On Wednesday, Benzinga Pro subscribers received several alerts related to unusually large Citigroup option trades. One trade stood out because of its size and the expiration date of its contracts:

  • At 10:04 a.m. EST, a trader bought 3,498 Citigroup call options with a $55 strike price expiring on Friday. The contracts were purchased near the ask price at $11.444 and represented a $4 million bullish bet.

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