According to IntoTheBlock data, Shiba Inu whales, or large holders, got into the action as large transactions rose 154% in the last 24 hours. Large transaction surges are typically linked to increased activity from whales, who are either buying or selling and are often more than $100,000. Most Shiba Inu price moves have often coincided with a spike in large transactions.
According to crypto data tracker WhaleAlert in two lumps, 3,377,867,790,724 SHIB worth $37,375,684 and another 3,914,263,607,418 SHIB worth $42,932,556 were moved in between wallets. Shiba Inu saw a massive spike on Oct. 27 to reach highs of $0.0000118 but has since returned to trade near $0.0000106.
WhaleStats' analysis of the top 100 Shiba Inu holders also reflected a 50% spike in active addresses as crypto whales interacted with billions of Shiba Inu, leading to an increase in the number of large transactions. The average SHIB balance in this category of whales rose slightly (2.45%) in the last 24 hours.
JUST IN: $SHIB @Shibtoken now on top 10 by trading volume among 2000 biggest #ETH whales in the last 24hrs 🐳— WhaleStats (tracking crypto whales) (@WhaleStats) October 27, 2022
Peep the top 100 whales here: https://t.co/R19lKnPlsK
(and hodl $BBW to see data for the top 2000!)#SHIB #whalestats #babywhale #BBW pic.twitter.com/6IvFLswu4N
Shiba Inu also ranked among the top 10 assets in terms of trading volume among the 2,000 biggest ETH whales.
Currently, the top 500 ETH whales are hodling $133,187,605 worth of SHIB. According to CoinMarketCap, Shiba Inu was trading at $0.0000106 at the time of publication, up 1.75% in the last hour and down 3.99% overall in the last 24 hours.
Shiba Inu gains "hodlers"
According to IntoTheBlock's data on holder composition by time held, 40% of SHIB holders have "hodled" their tokens for more than a year, 57% have held within a year and 3% have held onto their tokens for less than a month.
As reported previously, the percentage of long-term holders, or "hodlers," was given at 38% on Oct. 26. The current 40% implies an increase.