Price Target Alert: Trading the Zacks price target change for HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL $HON

The automated Quantcha Trade Ideas Service has detected a promising Bull Put Spread trade opportunity for HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL (HON) for the 15-Jun-2018 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

HON was recently trading at $143.28 and has an implied volatility of 13.67% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for HON expiring on 15-Jun-2018, there is a 41.07% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $143.27-$170.33 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 52.44%.

Price target: Zacks Research has updated their six-month price target for HON to $154.85. This price target is a consensus price created from the price targets published by 13 participating analysts whose targets ranged from $145.00 to $170.00.

Mean recommendation: Zacks normalizes analyst recommendations to a 1-5 scale where 1 indicates a strong buy. Their mean recommendation for HON has been updated to 1.3, which indicates a strong buy consensus from analysts. Sentiment has moved from 1.27 to 1.32 to 1.35 over the past three months.

Trade approach: The difference between the current price for HON and the mean price target is $11.72, which represents a 8.07% move (17.05% annualized). Since the 180-day implied volatility for HON is 14.09%, 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 HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL closed at or above $142.35 on 15-Jun-2018. Based on our analysis, there is a 51.05% 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 10/16/2017 12:55:55 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 ROCKWELL AUTOMATION $ROK

The automated Quantcha Trade Ideas Service has detected a promising Bull Put Spread trade opportunity for ROCKWELL AUTOMATION (ROK) for the 20-Oct-2017 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

ROK was recently trading at $186.02 and has an implied volatility of 15.40% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for ROK expiring on 20-Oct-2017, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $186.25-$189.34 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 14.94%.

52 week high: ROCKWELL AUTOMATION recently reached a new 52-week high at $187.29. ROK had traded in the range $115.09-$185.29 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 ROK maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $186.02 on 20-Oct-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 ROCKWELL AUTOMATION closes at or above $184.35 on 20-Oct-2017. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 73.24% 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 10/16/2017 12:55:41 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 NVIDIA $NVDA

The automated Quantcha Trade Ideas Service has detected a promising Long Put Condor trade opportunity for NVIDIA (NVDA) for the 15-Jun-2018 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

NVDA was recently trading at $195.83 and has an implied volatility of 40.18% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for NVDA expiring on 15-Jun-2018, there is a 24.56% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $157.41-$195.86 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 226.54%.

Price target: Zacks Research has updated their six-month price target for NVDA to $174.90. This price target is a consensus price created from the price targets published by 21 participating analysts whose targets ranged from $75.00 to $250.00.

Mean recommendation: Zacks normalizes analyst recommendations to a 1-5 scale where 1 indicates a strong buy. Their mean recommendation for NVDA has been updated to 2.32, which indicates a buy consensus from analysts. Sentiment has moved from 2.11 to 2.15 to 2.33 over the past three months.

Trade approach: The difference between the current price for NVDA and the mean price target is $15.83, which represents a 10.69% move (22.86% annualized). Since the 180-day implied volatility for NVDA is 39.95%, 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 NVIDIA closed in the range $155.45-$199.55 on 15-Jun-2018. Based on our analysis, there is a 28.02% likelihood of this return. The maximum return for this trade would be 358.72% if NVIDIA closed in the range $175.00-$180.00.

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 10/16/2017 12:55:41 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 ALTRIA $MO

The automated Quantcha Trade Ideas Service has detected a promising Bull Put Spread trade opportunity for ALTRIA (MO) for the 15-Jun-2018 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

MO was recently trading at $64.96 and has an implied volatility of 17.88% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for MO expiring on 15-Jun-2018, there is a 34.95% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $64.97-$79.08 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 80.65%.

Price target: Zacks Research has updated their six-month price target for MO to $71.89. This price target is a consensus price created from the price targets published by 9 participating analysts whose targets ranged from $62.00 to $80.00.

Mean recommendation: Zacks normalizes analyst recommendations to a 1-5 scale where 1 indicates a strong buy. Their mean recommendation for MO has been updated to 2, which indicates a buy consensus from analysts. Sentiment has moved from 2.40 to 2.20 to 2.20 over the past three months.

Trade approach: The difference between the current price for MO and the mean price target is $7.04, which represents a 10.66% move (22.80% annualized). Since the 180-day implied volatility for MO is 21.52%, 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 ALTRIA closed at or above $64.87 on 15-Jun-2018. Based on our analysis, there is a 46.16% 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 10/16/2017 12:55:26 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 PARKER HANNIFIN $PH

The automated Quantcha Trade Ideas Service has detected a promising Bull Put Spread trade opportunity for PARKER HANNIFIN (PH) for the 20-Oct-2017 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

PH was recently trading at $180.70 and has an implied volatility of 14.86% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for PH expiring on 20-Oct-2017, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $180.94-$184.01 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 14.94%.

52 week high: PARKER HANNIFIN recently reached a new 52-week high at $181.08. PH had traded in the range $118.77-$180.19 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 PH maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $180.70 on 20-Oct-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 PARKER HANNIFIN closes at or above $179.35 on 20-Oct-2017. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 69.97% 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 10/16/2017 12:55:26 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 ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES $RCL

The automated Quantcha Trade Ideas Service has detected a promising Bull Call Spread trade opportunity for ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES (RCL) for the 20-Oct-2017 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

RCL was recently trading at $127.16 and has an implied volatility of 21.20% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for RCL expiring on 20-Oct-2017, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $127.32-$130.22 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 22.75%.

52 week high: ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES recently reached a new 52-week high at $127.92. RCL had traded in the range $67.53-$126.07 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 RCL maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $127.16 on 20-Oct-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 ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES closes at or above $127.05 on 20-Oct-2017. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 53.77% 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 10/16/2017 12:55:04 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 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINE $IBM

The automated Quantcha Trade Ideas Service has detected a promising Bull Call Spread trade opportunity for INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINE (IBM) for the 20-Apr-2018 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

IBM was recently trading at $146.76 and has an implied volatility of 14.48% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for IBM expiring on 20-Apr-2018, there is a 34.08% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $151.61-$185.30 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 138.43%.

Price target: Zacks Research has updated their six-month price target for IBM to $168.45. This price target is a consensus price created from the price targets published by 11 participating analysts whose targets ranged from $125.00 to $200.00.

Mean recommendation: Zacks normalizes analyst recommendations to a 1-5 scale where 1 indicates a strong buy. Their mean recommendation for IBM has been updated to 2.75, which indicates a hold consensus from analysts. Sentiment has moved from 2.89 to 2.89 to 2.88 over the past three months.

Trade approach: The difference between the current price for IBM and the mean price target is $12.24, which represents a 14.78% move (32.25% annualized). Since the 180-day implied volatility for IBM is 16.16%, 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 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINE closed at or above $151.44 on 20-Apr-2018. Based on our analysis, there is a 36.42% 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 10/16/2017 12:55:10 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 MOODY'S $MCO

The automated Quantcha Trade Ideas Service has detected a promising Bull Call Spread trade opportunity for MOODY'S (MCO) for the 20-Oct-2017 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

MCO was recently trading at $144.12 and has an implied volatility of 15.29% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for MCO expiring on 20-Oct-2017, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $144.30-$146.79 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 18.86%.

52 week high: MOODY'S recently reached a new 52-week high at $144.84. MCO had traded in the range $93.51-$143.98 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 MCO maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $144.12 on 20-Oct-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 MOODY'S closes at or above $144.11 on 20-Oct-2017. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 53.05% 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 10/16/2017 12:54:44 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 CHUBB $CB

The automated Quantcha Trade Ideas Service has detected a promising Bull Call Spread trade opportunity for CHUBB (CB) for the 20-Oct-2017 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

CB was recently trading at $149.66 and has an implied volatility of 11.40% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for CB expiring on 20-Oct-2017, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $149.85-$151.85 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 14.78%.

52 week high: CHUBB recently reached a new 52-week high at $150.73. CB had traded in the range $121.48-$150.28 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 CB maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $149.66 on 20-Oct-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 CHUBB closes at or above $149.35 on 20-Oct-2017. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 60.00% 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 10/16/2017 12:54:27 PM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

StockTwits Trending Alert: Trading recent interest in AMERICAN EXPRESS $AXP

The automated Quantcha Trade Ideas Service has detected a promising Bear Call Spread trade opportunity for AMERICAN EXPRESS (AXP) for the 27-Oct-2017 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

AXP was recently trading at $91.81 and has an implied volatility of 23.40% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for AXP expiring on 27-Oct-2017, there is a 32.05% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $88.26-$91.81 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 76.28%.

Trending on StockTwits: StockTwits® is a financial communications platform for the financial and investing community. On their site, AMERICAN EXPRESS 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 AXP on StockTwits appears to be moderately 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 AMERICAN EXPRESS closed at or below $92.14 on 27-Oct-2017. Based on our analysis, there is a 51.40% 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 10/16/2017 12:54:27 PM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

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