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Quantchabot has detected a promising Long Risk Reversal trade opportunity for SCIENCE APPLICATIONS INTL CORP (SAIC) for the 15-Feb-2019 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.
SAIC was recently trading at $72.25 and has an implied volatility of 40.17% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for SAIC expiring on 15-Feb-2019, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $72.59-$85.85 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 18.25%.
Big 11.26% Change: After closing the last trading session at $64.94, SCIENCE APPLICATIONS INTL CORP opened today at $70.39 and has reached a high of $73.20.
Trade approach: A movement as big as 11.26% is a significantly bullish indicator, so this trade is designed to be profitable if SAIC maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $72.25 on 15-Feb-2019. 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 SCIENCE APPLICATIONS INTL CORP closes at or above $71.85 on 15-Feb-2019. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 52.42% 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 12/7/2018 10:42:39 AM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.