Price Target Alert: Trading the Zacks price target change for DELTA AIR LINES $DAL

The automated Quantcha Trade Ideas Service has detected a promising Bull Call Spread trade opportunity for DELTA AIR LINES (DAL) for the 15-Sep-2017 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

DAL was recently trading at $51.08 and has an implied volatility of 26.83% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for DAL expiring on 15-Sep-2017, there is a 27.23% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $54.24-$66.30 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 138.95%.

Price target: Zacks Research has updated their six-month price target for DAL to $60.27. This price target is a consensus price created from the price targets published by 11 participating analysts whose targets ranged from $50.00 to $67.00.

Mean recommendation: Zacks normalizes analyst recommendations to a 1-5 scale where 1 indicates a strong buy. Their mean recommendation for DAL has been updated to 1.45, which indicates a strong buy consensus from analysts. Sentiment has moved from 1.64 to 1.64 to 1.64 over the past three months.

Trade approach: The difference between the current price for DAL and the mean price target is $8.92, which represents a 17.99% move (39.86% annualized). Since the 180-day implied volatility for DAL is 28.82%, a bullish strategy could prove effective if the price target ultimately turns out to be accurate.

Upside potential: Using this bullish strategy, the trade would be profitable if DELTA AIR LINES closed at or above $53.61 on 15-Sep-2017. Based on our analysis, there is a 41.06% likelihood of this return.

Downside risk: As with any options trade, there is a substantial downside risk where you may lose most or all of your investment.

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This is an automated post generated based on a market analysis of delayed data at 2/17/2017 3:21:07 PM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

Price Target Alert: Trading the Zacks price target change for LYONDELLBASELL INDUSTRIES $LYB

The automated Quantcha Trade Ideas Service has detected a promising Long Iron Condor trade opportunity for LYONDELLBASELL INDUSTRIES (LYB) for the 15-Sep-2017 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

LYB was recently trading at $93.00 and has an implied volatility of 20.85% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for LYB expiring on 15-Sep-2017, there is a 38.62% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $84.21-$102.93 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 62.05%.

Price target: Zacks Research has updated their six-month price target for LYB to $93.57. This price target is a consensus price created from the price targets published by 14 participating analysts whose targets ranged from $75.00 to $115.00.

Mean recommendation: Zacks normalizes analyst recommendations to a 1-5 scale where 1 indicates a strong buy. Their mean recommendation for LYB has been updated to 2.33, which indicates a buy consensus from analysts. Sentiment has moved from 2.33 to 2.33 to 2.33 over the past three months.

Trade approach: The difference between the current price for LYB and the mean price target is $0.50, which represents a 0.61% move (1.24% annualized). Since the 180-day implied volatility for LYB is 25.07%, a neutral range-bound strategy could prove effective if the price target ultimately turns out to be accurate.

Upside potential: Using this neutral range-bound strategy, the trade would be profitable if LYONDELLBASELL INDUSTRIES closed in the range $82.05-$102.95 on 15-Sep-2017. Based on our analysis, there is a 43.33% likelihood of this return. The maximum return for this trade would be 77.30% if LYONDELLBASELL INDUSTRIES closed in the range $87.50-$97.50.

Downside risk: As with any options trade, there is a substantial downside risk where you may lose most or all of your investment.

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This is an automated post generated based on a market analysis of delayed data at 2/17/2017 3:20:39 PM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

Price Target Alert: Trading the Zacks price target change for BCE $BCE

The automated Quantcha Trade Ideas Service has detected a promising Synthetic Long Stock trade opportunity for BCE (BCE) for the 15-Sep-2017 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

BCE was recently trading at $44.80 and has an implied volatility of 8.48% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for BCE expiring on 15-Sep-2017, there is a 37.84% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $44.81-$54.17 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 54.42%.

Price target: Zacks Research has updated their six-month price target for BCE to $49.25. This price target is a consensus price created from the price targets published by 6 participating analysts whose targets ranged from $45.04 to $60.00.

Mean recommendation: Zacks normalizes analyst recommendations to a 1-5 scale where 1 indicates a strong buy. Their mean recommendation for BCE has been updated to 2.86, which indicates a hold consensus from analysts. Sentiment has moved from 3.25 to 3.00 to 3.00 over the past three months.

Trade approach: The difference between the current price for BCE and the mean price target is $3.07, which represents a 9.93% move (21.16% annualized). Since the 180-day implied volatility for BCE is 12.36%, a bullish strategy could prove effective if the price target ultimately turns out to be accurate.

Upside potential: Using this bullish strategy, the trade would be profitable if BCE closed at or above $44.45 on 15-Sep-2017. Based on our analysis, there is a 42.66% likelihood of this return.

Downside risk: As with any options trade, there is a substantial downside risk where you may lose most or all of your investment.

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This is an automated post generated based on a market analysis of delayed data at 2/17/2017 3:20:13 PM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

Price Target Alert: Trading the Zacks price target change for CARNIVAL $CCL

The automated Quantcha Trade Ideas Service has detected a promising Long Iron Condor trade opportunity for CARNIVAL (CCL) for the 21-Jul-2017 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

CCL was recently trading at $55.44 and has an implied volatility of 19.20% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for CCL expiring on 21-Jul-2017, there is a 49.60% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $50.63-$61.88 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 34.14%.

Price target: Zacks Research has updated their six-month price target for CCL to $56.25. This price target is a consensus price created from the price targets published by 11 participating analysts whose targets ranged from $50.00 to $64.00.

Mean recommendation: Zacks normalizes analyst recommendations to a 1-5 scale where 1 indicates a strong buy. Their mean recommendation for CCL has been updated to 2.24, which indicates a buy consensus from analysts. Sentiment has moved from 2.33 to 2.33 to 2.24 over the past three months.

Trade approach: The difference between the current price for CCL and the mean price target is $0.56, which represents a 1.47% move (3.00% annualized). Since the 180-day implied volatility for CCL is 22.73%, a neutral range-bound strategy could prove effective if the price target ultimately turns out to be accurate.

Upside potential: Using this neutral range-bound strategy, the trade would be profitable if CARNIVAL closed in the range $50.55-$61.95 on 21-Jul-2017. Based on our analysis, there is a 50.17% likelihood of this return. The maximum return for this trade would be 55.28% if CARNIVAL closed in the range $55.00-$57.50.

Downside risk: As with any options trade, there is a substantial downside risk where you may lose most or all of your investment.

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This is an automated post generated based on a market analysis of delayed data at 2/17/2017 3:19:41 PM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

Big Gainer Alert: Trading today’s 7.5% move in IMMUNOMEDICS $IMMU

The automated Quantcha Trade Ideas Service has detected a promising Bull Put Spread trade opportunity for IMMUNOMEDICS (IMMU) for the 17-Mar-2017 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

IMMU was recently trading at $5.50 and has an implied volatility of 72.63% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for IMMU expiring on 17-Mar-2017, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $5.51-$7.06 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 49.64%.

Big 7.53% Change: After closing the last trading session at $5.12, IMMUNOMEDICS opened today at $5.10 and has reached a high of $5.54.

Trade approach: A movement as big as 7.53% is a significantly bullish indicator, so this trade is designed to be profitable if IMMU maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $5.50 on 17-Mar-2017. If possible, the trade has been padded such that slight movement against the trade would still return a profit.

Upside potential: Using this bullish strategy, the trade would be profitable if IMMUNOMEDICS closes at or above $5.45 on 17-Mar-2017. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 51.67% likelihood of this return.

Downside risk: As with any options trade, there is a substantial downside risk where you may lose most or all of your investment.

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This is an automated post generated based on a market analysis of delayed data at 2/17/2017 2:25:42 PM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

Big Gainer Alert: Trading today’s 11.4% move in GLOBAL BLOOD THERAPEUTICS INC. COMMON STOCK $GBT

The automated Quantcha Trade Ideas Service has detected a promising Bull Call Spread trade opportunity for GLOBAL BLOOD THERAPEUTICS INC. COMMON STOCK (GBT) for the 17-Mar-2017 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

GBT was recently trading at $27.80 and has an implied volatility of 110.07% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for GBT expiring on 17-Mar-2017, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $27.83-$39.65 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 60.48%.

Big 11.42% Change: After closing the last trading session at $24.95, GLOBAL BLOOD THERAPEUTICS INC. COMMON STOCK opened today at $24.80 and has reached a high of $28.00.

Trade approach: A movement as big as 11.42% is a significantly bullish indicator, so this trade is designed to be profitable if GBT maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $27.80 on 17-Mar-2017. If possible, the trade has been padded such that slight movement against the trade would still return a profit.

Upside potential: Using this bullish strategy, the trade would be profitable if GLOBAL BLOOD THERAPEUTICS INC. COMMON STOCK closes at or above $27.05 on 17-Mar-2017. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 53.22% likelihood of this return.

Downside risk: As with any options trade, there is a substantial downside risk where you may lose most or all of your investment.

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This is an automated post generated based on a market analysis of delayed data at 2/17/2017 2:25:17 PM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

52-Week High Alert: Trading today’s movement in EVEREST RE GROUP $RE

The automated Quantcha Trade Ideas Service has detected a promising Bull Put Spread trade opportunity for EVEREST RE GROUP (RE) for the 21-Apr-2017 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

RE was recently trading at $234.65 and has an implied volatility of 12.46% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for RE expiring on 21-Apr-2017, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $234.16-$248.22 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 39.17%.

52 week high: EVEREST RE GROUP recently reached a new 52-week high at $235.49. RE had traded in the range $169.19-$234.44 over the past year.

Trade approach: Reaching a new 52-week high is a bullish indicator, so this trade is designed to be profitable if RE maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $234.65 on 21-Apr-2017. If possible, the trade has been padded such that slight movement against the trade would still return a profit.

Upside potential: Using this bullish strategy, the trade would be profitable if EVEREST RE GROUP closes at or above $233.50 on 21-Apr-2017. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 51.93% likelihood of this return.

Downside risk: As with any options trade, there is a substantial downside risk where you may lose most or all of your investment.

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This is an automated post generated based on a market analysis of delayed data at 2/17/2017 2:24:58 PM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

52-Week High Alert: Trading today’s movement in TESARO $TSRO

The automated Quantcha Trade Ideas Service has detected a promising Bull Put Spread trade opportunity for TESARO (TSRO) for the 24-Feb-2017 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

TSRO was recently trading at $191.76 and has an implied volatility of 46.26% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for TSRO expiring on 24-Feb-2017, there is a 34.16% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $191.84-$206.26 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 57.84%.

52 week high: TESARO recently reached a new 52-week high at $192.43. TSRO had traded in the range $35.50-$192.00 over the past year.

Trade approach: Reaching a new 52-week high is a bullish indicator, so this trade is designed to be profitable if TSRO maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $191.76 on 24-Feb-2017. If possible, the trade has been padded such that slight movement against the trade would still return a profit.

Upside potential: Using this bullish strategy, the trade would be profitable if TESARO closes at or above $191.30 on 24-Feb-2017. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 51.56% likelihood of this return.

Downside risk: As with any options trade, there is a substantial downside risk where you may lose most or all of your investment.

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This is an automated post generated based on a market analysis of delayed data at 2/17/2017 2:24:32 PM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

52-Week High Alert: Trading today’s movement in RESMED $RMD

The automated Quantcha Trade Ideas Service has detected a promising Bull Put Spread trade opportunity for RESMED (RMD) for the 21-Apr-2017 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

RMD was recently trading at $72.13 and has an implied volatility of 19.56% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for RMD expiring on 21-Apr-2017, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $72.38-$78.38 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 36.62%.

52 week high: RESMED recently reached a new 52-week high at $72.35. RMD had traded in the range $55.13-$71.70 over the past year.

Trade approach: Reaching a new 52-week high is a bullish indicator, so this trade is designed to be profitable if RMD maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $72.13 on 21-Apr-2017. If possible, the trade has been padded such that slight movement against the trade would still return a profit.

Upside potential: Using this bullish strategy, the trade would be profitable if RESMED closes at or above $71.90 on 21-Apr-2017. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 53.31% likelihood of this return.

Downside risk: As with any options trade, there is a substantial downside risk where you may lose most or all of your investment.

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This is an automated post generated based on a market analysis of delayed data at 2/17/2017 2:24:05 PM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

52-Week High Alert: Trading today’s movement in ALEXANDRIA REAL ESTATE $ARE

The automated Quantcha Trade Ideas Service has detected a promising Bull Put Spread trade opportunity for ALEXANDRIA REAL ESTATE (ARE) for the 21-Apr-2017 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

ARE was recently trading at $115.34 and has an implied volatility of 15.42% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for ARE expiring on 21-Apr-2017, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $114.93-$123.14 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 19.04%.

52 week high: ALEXANDRIA REAL ESTATE recently reached a new 52-week high at $116.32. ARE had traded in the range $73.64-$115.46 over the past year.

Trade approach: Reaching a new 52-week high is a bullish indicator, so this trade is designed to be profitable if ARE maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $115.34 on 21-Apr-2017. If possible, the trade has been padded such that slight movement against the trade would still return a profit.

Upside potential: Using this bullish strategy, the trade would be profitable if ALEXANDRIA REAL ESTATE closes at or above $114.20 on 21-Apr-2017. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 53.68% likelihood of this return.

Downside risk: As with any options trade, there is a substantial downside risk where you may lose most or all of your investment.

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This is an automated post generated based on a market analysis of delayed data at 2/17/2017 2:23:39 PM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

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