Covered Call Alert: GENWORTH FINANCIAL $GNW returning up to 13.21% through 18-Jan-2019

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Covered Call trade opportunity for GENWORTH FINANCIAL (GNW) for the 18-Jan-2019 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

GNW was recently trading at $3.88 and has an implied volatility of 82.79% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for GNW expiring on 18-Jan-2019, there is a 68.27% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $2.55-$5.99 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 11.81%.

Moneyness: These options are currently 22.78% in the money and there is a 64.01% likelihood that these options will be exercised before or at expiration.

Most upside: If GENWORTH FINANCIAL closes at or above $5.99, this trade could return up to 13.21%. Based on our analysis, there is a 15.87% likelihood of this return.

The downside: As with any covered call, the risk is substantial as it is vulnerable to a downturn in the underlying itself. There is a 18.14% chance the underlying will close at or below its breakeven price of $2.65, resulting in a net loss on the trade.

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This is an automated post generated based on a market analysis of delayed data at 10/19/2018 1:12:57 PM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

Covered Call Alert: SOGOU INC $SOGO returning up to 35.87% through 18-Apr-2019

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Covered Call trade opportunity for SOGOU INC (SOGO) for the 18-Apr-2019 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

SOGO was recently trading at $6.01 and has an implied volatility of 61.71% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for SOGO expiring on 18-Apr-2019, there is a 68.27% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $3.95-$9.41 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 10.08%.

Moneyness: These options are currently 24.69% out of the money and there is a 31.82% likelihood that these options will be exercised before or at expiration.

Most upside: If SOGOU INC closes at or above $7.50, this trade could return up to 35.87%. Based on our analysis, there is a 31.65% likelihood of this return.

The downside: As with any covered call, the risk is substantial as it is vulnerable to a downturn in the underlying itself. There is a 40.95% chance the underlying will close at or below its breakeven price of $5.52, resulting in a net loss on the trade.

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This is an automated post generated based on a market analysis of delayed data at 10/19/2018 12:42:57 PM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

Covered Call Alert: ENDO INTERNATIONAL PLC ORDINAR $ENDP returning up to 20.08% through 18-Apr-2019

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Covered Call trade opportunity for ENDO INTERNATIONAL PLC ORDINAR (ENDP) for the 18-Apr-2019 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

ENDP was recently trading at $17.68 and has an implied volatility of 57.81% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for ENDP expiring on 18-Apr-2019, there is a 68.27% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $11.96-$26.85 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 10.07%.

Moneyness: These options are currently 1.78% out of the money and there is a 49.56% likelihood that these options will be exercised before or at expiration.

Most upside: If ENDO INTERNATIONAL PLC ORDINAR closes at or above $18.00, this trade could return up to 20.08%. Based on our analysis, there is a 49.58% likelihood of this return.

The downside: As with any covered call, the risk is substantial as it is vulnerable to a downturn in the underlying itself. There is a 32.92% chance the underlying will close at or below its breakeven price of $14.99, resulting in a net loss on the trade.

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This is an automated post generated based on a market analysis of delayed data at 10/19/2018 12:12:58 PM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

Synthetic Long Discount Alert: B&G FOODS $BGS trading at a 11.75% discount for the 15-Jan-2021 expiration

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Synthetic Long Stock trade opportunity for B&G FOODS (BGS) for the 15-Jan-2021 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

BGS was recently trading at $26.96 and has an implied volatility of 13.69% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for BGS expiring on 15-Jan-2021, there is a 68.27% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $17.50-$47.59 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 74.92%.

Upside potential: This synthetic long position offers the same potential benefits and liabilities as a long stock position, but at a discount due to the significant premium at-the-money puts are trading at over calls. In this case, the put position is opened at a strike of $27.50, which is already $0.54 in-the-money. However, its sale more than offsets this moneyness and the cost of the long call that the trade results in a net credit of of $3.70 per share. The final position can be considered as having a discount of $3.16 per share over the underlying price of $26.96 for a 11.72% total.

Downside risk: This discount is generally a sign of the stock facing considerable short pressure, and may indicate that the stock has become hard to borrow. However, if you have a long view of the underlying over this period, it could be a good opportunity to benefit from the upside at a major discount.

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This is an automated post generated based on a market analysis of delayed data at 10/19/2018 12:12:58 PM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

Synthetic Long Discount Alert: SIEBERT FINANCIAL $SIEB trading at a 9.45% discount for the 17-May-2019 expiration

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Synthetic Long Stock trade opportunity for SIEBERT FINANCIAL (SIEB) for the 17-May-2019 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

SIEB was recently trading at $14.00 and has an implied volatility of 43.42% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for SIEB expiring on 17-May-2019, there is a 68.27% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $8.64-$22.92 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 47.48%.

Upside potential: This synthetic long position offers the same potential benefits and liabilities as a long stock position, but at a discount due to the significant premium at-the-money puts are trading at over calls. In this case, the put position is opened at a strike of $15.00, which is already $1.00 in-the-money. However, its sale more than offsets this moneyness and the cost of the long call that the trade results in a net credit of of $2.45 per share. The final position can be considered as having a discount of $1.45 per share over the underlying price of $14.00 for a 10.36% total.

Downside risk: This discount is generally a sign of the stock facing considerable short pressure, and may indicate that the stock has become hard to borrow. However, if you have a long view of the underlying over this period, it could be a good opportunity to benefit from the upside at a major discount.

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This is an automated post generated based on a market analysis of delayed data at 10/19/2018 11:42:42 AM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

52-Week Low Alert: Trading today’s movement in EBAY $EBAY

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bear Call Spread trade opportunity for EBAY (EBAY) for the 26-Oct-2018 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

EBAY was recently trading at $28.88 and has an implied volatility of 35.48% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for EBAY expiring on 26-Oct-2018, there is a 34.15% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $27.46-$28.90 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 70.75%.

52 week low: EBAY recently reached a new 52-week low at $28.66. EBAY had traded in the range $30.76-$46.99 over the past year.

Trade approach: Reaching a new 52-week low is a bearish indicator, so this trade is designed to be profitable if EBAY maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bullish side of $28.88 on 26-Oct-2018. If possible, the trade has been padded such that slight movement against the trade would still return a profit.

Upside potential: Using this bearish strategy, the trade would be profitable if EBAY closes at or below $28.95 on 26-Oct-2018. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 51.39% 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 10/19/2018 10:47:30 AM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

Big Loser Alert: Trading today’s -23.4% move in PROTEOSTASIS THERAPEUTICS INC. COMMON S $PTI

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Covered Put trade opportunity for PROTEOSTASIS THERAPEUTICS INC. COMMON S (PTI) for the 19-Oct-2018 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

PTI was recently trading at $7.93 and has an implied volatility of 314.47% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for PTI expiring on 19-Oct-2018, there is a 34.47% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $7.06-$7.92 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 17.81%.

Big -23.38% Change: After closing the last trading session at $10.35, PROTEOSTASIS THERAPEUTICS INC. COMMON S opened today at $8.20 and has reached a low of $7.70.

Trade approach: A movement as big as -23.38% is a significantly bearish indicator, so this trade is designed to be profitable if PTI maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bullish side of $7.93 on 19-Oct-2018. If possible, the trade has been padded such that slight movement against the trade would still return a profit.

Upside potential: Using this bearish strategy, the trade would be profitable if PROTEOSTASIS THERAPEUTICS INC. COMMON S closes at or below $8.26 on 19-Oct-2018. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 64.37% 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 10/19/2018 10:47:26 AM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

52-Week Low Alert: Trading today’s movement in MARRIOT INTERNATIONAL CLASS A $MAR

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bear Call Spread trade opportunity for MARRIOT INTERNATIONAL CLASS A (MAR) for the 2-Nov-2018 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

MAR was recently trading at $114.28 and has an implied volatility of 24.97% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for MAR expiring on 2-Nov-2018, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $108.83-$114.36 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 75.06%.

52 week low: MARRIOT INTERNATIONAL CLASS A recently reached a new 52-week low at $113.58. MAR had traded in the range $114.05-$149.21 over the past year.

Trade approach: Reaching a new 52-week low is a bearish indicator, so this trade is designed to be profitable if MAR maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bullish side of $114.28 on 2-Nov-2018. If possible, the trade has been padded such that slight movement against the trade would still return a profit.

Upside potential: Using this bearish strategy, the trade would be profitable if MARRIOT INTERNATIONAL CLASS A closes at or below $114.40 on 2-Nov-2018. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 50.25% 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 10/19/2018 10:45:50 AM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

StockTwits Trending Alert: Trading recent interest in SCHLUMBERGER $SLB

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bear Call Spread trade opportunity for SCHLUMBERGER (SLB) for the 2-Nov-2018 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

SLB was recently trading at $60.47 and has an implied volatility of 27.54% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for SLB expiring on 2-Nov-2018, there is a 33.47% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $57.31-$60.47 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 62.58%.

Trending on StockTwits: StockTwits® is a financial communications platform for the financial and investing community. On their site, SCHLUMBERGER was recently trending, indicating that breaking news and/or market activity has significantly impacted sentiment toward the stock. This movement can be interpretted as a sign of more near-term price movement for the underlying.

Trade approach: The recent sentiment change in SLB on StockTwits appears to be significantly negative, indicating that the stock is likely to follow in that direction for investors trading on sentiment. As a result, a bearish strategy could prove effective if the sentiment ultimately turns out to drive trading.

Upside potential: Using this bearish strategy, the trade would be profitable if SCHLUMBERGER closed at or below $60.60 on 2-Nov-2018. Based on our analysis, there is a 50.97% 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 10/19/2018 10:46:16 AM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

Big Gainer Alert: Trading today’s 16.2% move in ANAVEX LIFE SCIENCES CORP. COMMON STOCK $AVXL

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Covered Call trade opportunity for ANAVEX LIFE SCIENCES CORP. COMMON STOCK (AVXL) for the 16-Nov-2018 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

AVXL was recently trading at $2.87 and has an implied volatility of 137.27% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for AVXL expiring on 16-Nov-2018, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $2.87-$4.07 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 19.98%.

Big 16.19% Change: After closing the last trading session at $2.47, ANAVEX LIFE SCIENCES CORP. COMMON STOCK opened today at $2.96 and has reached a high of $3.10.

Trade approach: A movement as big as 16.19% is a significantly bullish indicator, so this trade is designed to be profitable if AVXL maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $2.87 on 16-Nov-2018. 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 ANAVEX LIFE SCIENCES CORP. COMMON STOCK closes at or above $2.82 on 16-Nov-2018. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 52.01% 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 10/19/2018 10:45:46 AM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.