Synthetic Long Discount Alert: BEYOND MEAT INC. COMMON STOCK $BYND trading at a 25.45% discount for the 15-Jan-2021 expiration

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Synthetic Long Stock trade opportunity for BEYOND MEAT INC. COMMON STOCK (BYND) for the 15-Jan-2021 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

BYND was recently trading at $169.57 and has an implied volatility of 40.88% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for BYND expiring on 15-Jan-2021, there is a 68.27% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $67.23-$460.13 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 104.09%.

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 $170.00, which is already $0.43 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 $43.60 per share. The final position can be considered as having a discount of $43.17 per share over the underlying price of $169.57 for a 25.46% 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 6/19/2019 12:41:52 PM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.