52-Week High Alert: Trading today’s movement in LAMB WESTON HOLDINGS INC $LW

The automated Quantcha Trade Ideas Service has detected a promising Bull Put Spread trade opportunity for LAMB WESTON HOLDINGS INC (LW) for the 16-Feb-2018 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

LW was recently trading at $56.50 and has an implied volatility of 21.10% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for LW expiring on 16-Feb-2018, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $56.66-$61.05 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 12.36%.

52 week high: LAMB WESTON HOLDINGS INC recently reached a new 52-week high at $57.51. LW had traded in the range $35.81-$57.20 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 LW maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $56.50 on 16-Feb-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 LAMB WESTON HOLDINGS INC closes at or above $54.45 on 16-Feb-2018. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 70.31% 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.

To analyze this trade in depth, please visit the Quantcha Options Search Engine.


This is an automated post generated based on a market analysis of delayed data at 12/29/2017 3:17:59 PM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

StockTwits Trending Alert: Trading recent interest in FITBIT INC $FIT

The automated Quantcha Trade Ideas Service has detected a promising Bull Call Spread trade opportunity for FITBIT INC (FIT) for the 12-Jan-2018 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

FIT was recently trading at $5.76 and has an implied volatility of 42.78% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for FIT expiring on 12-Jan-2018, there is a 35.58% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $5.76-$6.29 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 31.32%.

Trending on StockTwits: StockTwits® is a financial communications platform for the financial and investing community. On their site, FITBIT INC 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 FIT on StockTwits appears to be moderately positive, indicating that the stock is likely to follow in that direction for investors trading on sentiment. As a result, a bullish strategy could prove effective if the sentiment ultimately turns out to drive trading.

Upside potential: Using this bullish strategy, the trade would be profitable if FITBIT INC closed at or above $5.71 on 12-Jan-2018. Based on our analysis, there is a 55.12% 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.

To analyze this trade in depth, please visit the Quantcha Options Search Engine.


This is an automated post generated based on a market analysis of delayed data at 12/29/2017 3:17:57 PM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

StockTwits Trending Alert: Trading recent interest in BEST BUY $BBY

The automated Quantcha Trade Ideas Service has detected a promising Bull Put Spread trade opportunity for BEST BUY (BBY) for the 12-Jan-2018 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

BBY was recently trading at $68.86 and has an implied volatility of 22.79% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for BBY expiring on 12-Jan-2018, there is a 36.86% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $68.86-$72.26 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 63.26%.

Trending on StockTwits: StockTwits® is a financial communications platform for the financial and investing community. On their site, BEST BUY 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 BBY on StockTwits appears to be significantly positive, indicating that the stock is likely to follow in that direction for investors trading on sentiment. As a result, a bullish strategy could prove effective if the sentiment ultimately turns out to drive trading.

Upside potential: Using this bullish strategy, the trade would be profitable if BEST BUY closed at or above $68.68 on 12-Jan-2018. Based on our analysis, there is a 54.96% 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.

To analyze this trade in depth, please visit the Quantcha Options Search Engine.


This is an automated post generated based on a market analysis of delayed data at 12/29/2017 3:17:27 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 BANK OF SCOTLAND $RBS

The automated Quantcha Trade Ideas Service has detected a promising Bull Call Spread trade opportunity for ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND (RBS) for the 16-Feb-2018 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

RBS was recently trading at $7.67 and has an implied volatility of 21.59% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for RBS expiring on 16-Feb-2018, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $7.72-$8.38 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 32.77%.

52 week high: ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND recently reached a new 52-week high at $7.68. RBS had traded in the range $5.37-$7.68 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 RBS maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $7.67 on 16-Feb-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 ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND closes at or above $7.70 on 16-Feb-2018. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 51.21% 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.

To analyze this trade in depth, please visit the Quantcha Options Search Engine.


This is an automated post generated based on a market analysis of delayed data at 12/29/2017 3:17:27 PM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

Big Loser Alert: Trading today’s -7.2% move in SYNTEL $SYNT

The automated Quantcha Trade Ideas Service has detected a promising Bear Put Spread trade opportunity for SYNTEL (SYNT) for the 19-Jan-2018 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

SYNT was recently trading at $22.41 and has an implied volatility of 26.56% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for SYNT expiring on 19-Jan-2018, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $21.10-$22.50 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 21.95%.

Big -7.24% Change: After closing the last trading session at $24.16, SYNTEL opened today at $23.19 and has reached a low of $22.34.

Trade approach: A movement as big as -7.24% is a significantly bearish indicator, so this trade is designed to be profitable if SYNT maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bullish side of $22.41 on 19-Jan-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 SYNTEL closes at or below $22.95 on 19-Jan-2018. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 61.91% 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.

To analyze this trade in depth, please visit the Quantcha Options Search Engine.


This is an automated post generated based on a market analysis of delayed data at 12/29/2017 3:17:27 PM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

Synthetic Long Discount Alert: DIREXION DAILY GOLD MINERS BEA $DUST trading at a 11.26% discount for the 17-Jan-2020 expiration

The automated Quantcha Trade Ideas Service has detected a promising Synthetic Long Stock trade opportunity for DIREXION DAILY GOLD MINERS BEA (DUST) for the 17-Jan-2020 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

DUST was recently trading at $23.67 and has an implied volatility of 57.44% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for DUST expiring on 17-Jan-2020, there is a 68.27% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $7.93-$75.03 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 60.37%.

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 $24.00, which is already $0.33 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 $3.00 per share. The final position can be considered as having a discount of $2.67 per share over the underlying price of $23.67 for a 11.28% 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.

To analyze this trade in depth, please visit the Quantcha Options Search Engine.


This is an automated post generated based on a market analysis of delayed data at 12/29/2017 3:17:27 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 FLOOR & DECOR HOLDINGS INC $FND

The automated Quantcha Trade Ideas Service has detected a promising Bull Put Spread trade opportunity for FLOOR & DECOR HOLDINGS INC (FND) for the 16-Feb-2018 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

FND was recently trading at $48.67 and has an implied volatility of 52.06% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for FND expiring on 16-Feb-2018, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $48.95-$59.38 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 56.39%.

52 week high: FLOOR & DECOR HOLDINGS INC recently reached a new 52-week high at $49.86. FND had traded in the range $29.37-$49.62 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 FND maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $48.67 on 16-Feb-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 FLOOR & DECOR HOLDINGS INC closes at or above $48.15 on 16-Feb-2018. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 53.38% 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.

To analyze this trade in depth, please visit the Quantcha Options Search Engine.


This is an automated post generated based on a market analysis of delayed data at 12/29/2017 2:18:36 PM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

Big Gainer Alert: Trading today’s 8.8% move in NORTHERN OIL & GAS $NOG

The automated Quantcha Trade Ideas Service has detected a promising Secured Put trade opportunity for NORTHERN OIL & GAS (NOG) for the 16-Feb-2018 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

NOG was recently trading at $2.02 and has an implied volatility of 122.52% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for NOG expiring on 16-Feb-2018, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $2.04-$3.15 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 24.94%.

Big 8.83% Change: After closing the last trading session at $1.86, NORTHERN OIL & GAS opened today at $1.91 and has reached a high of $2.06.

Trade approach: A movement as big as 8.83% is a significantly bullish indicator, so this trade is designed to be profitable if NOG maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $2.02 on 16-Feb-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 NORTHERN OIL & GAS closes at or above $2.00 on 16-Feb-2018. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 51.66% 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.

To analyze this trade in depth, please visit the Quantcha Options Search Engine.


This is an automated post generated based on a market analysis of delayed data at 12/29/2017 2:18:14 PM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

Synthetic Long Discount Alert: VUZIX CORP $VUZI trading at a 9.73% discount for the 20-Jul-2018 expiration

The automated Quantcha Trade Ideas Service has detected a promising Synthetic Long Stock trade opportunity for VUZIX CORP (VUZI) for the 20-Jul-2018 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

VUZI was recently trading at $6.45 and has an implied volatility of 57.22% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for VUZI expiring on 20-Jul-2018, there is a 68.27% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $3.70-$11.47 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 48.92%.

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 $7.50, which is already $1.05 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 $1.70 per share. The final position can be considered as having a discount of $0.65 per share over the underlying price of $6.45 for a 10.08% 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.

To analyze this trade in depth, please visit the Quantcha Options Search Engine.


This is an automated post generated based on a market analysis of delayed data at 12/29/2017 2:18:15 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 AIR LEASE $AL

The automated Quantcha Trade Ideas Service has detected a promising Bull Put Spread trade opportunity for AIR LEASE (AL) for the 16-Feb-2018 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

AL was recently trading at $48.40 and has an implied volatility of 19.65% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for AL expiring on 16-Feb-2018, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $48.67-$52.49 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 45.41%.

52 week high: AIR LEASE recently reached a new 52-week high at $48.96. AL had traded in the range $34.21-$48.34 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 AL maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $48.40 on 16-Feb-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 AIR LEASE closes at or above $48.25 on 16-Feb-2018. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 54.62% 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.

To analyze this trade in depth, please visit the Quantcha Options Search Engine.


This is an automated post generated based on a market analysis of delayed data at 12/29/2017 2:18:09 PM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.