52-Week High Alert: Trading today’s movement in BLACKROCK $BLK

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bull Put Spread trade opportunity for BLACKROCK (BLK) for the 27-Mar-2020 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

BLK was recently trading at $572.75 and has an implied volatility of 21.00% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for BLK expiring on 27-Mar-2020, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $570.28-$611.93 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 48.91%.

52 week high: BLACKROCK recently reached a new 52-week high at $576.81. BLK had traded in the range $403.54-$561.25 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 BLK maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $572.75 on 27-Mar-2020. 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 BLACKROCK closes at or above $568.20 on 27-Mar-2020. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 52.07% 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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