Category Archives: Trade Ideas

Big Loser Alert: Trading today’s -7.1% move in MYRIAD GENETICS $MYGN

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Short Risk Reversal trade opportunity for MYRIAD GENETICS (MYGN) for the 20-Sep-2019 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

MYGN was recently trading at $23.70 and has an implied volatility of 63.59% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for MYGN expiring on 20-Sep-2019, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $19.47-$23.75 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 39.80%.

Big -7.06% Change: After closing the last trading session at $25.50, MYRIAD GENETICS opened today at $25.55 and has reached a low of $23.65.

Trade approach: A movement as big as -7.06% is a significantly bearish indicator, so this trade is designed to be profitable if MYGN maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bullish side of $23.70 on 20-Sep-2019. 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 MYRIAD GENETICS closes at or below $24.00 on 20-Sep-2019. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 52.08% 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 8/15/2019 10:35:14 AM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

StockTwits Trending Alert: Trading recent interest in NETEASE $NTES

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bear Call Spread trade opportunity for NETEASE (NTES) for the 23-Aug-2019 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

NTES was recently trading at $256.56 and has an implied volatility of 43.94% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for NTES expiring on 23-Aug-2019, there is a 36.11% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $238.62-$256.53 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 64.33%.

Trending on StockTwits: StockTwits® is a financial communications platform for the financial and investing community. On their site, NETEASE 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 NTES on StockTwits appears to be significantly 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 NETEASE closed at or below $256.70 on 23-Aug-2019. Based on our analysis, there is a 52.37% 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 8/15/2019 10:35:14 AM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

Synthetic Long Discount Alert: BEYOND MEAT INC. COMMON STOCK $BYND trading at a 14.34% 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 $154.02 and has an implied volatility of 35.50% 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 $79.36-$316.32 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 64.18%.

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 $155.00, which is already $0.98 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 $23.00 per share. The final position can be considered as having a discount of $22.02 per share over the underlying price of $154.02 for a 14.30% 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 8/15/2019 10:35:12 AM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

Covered Call Alert: NUTANIX INC. CLASS A COMMON STOCK $NTNX returning up to 26.18% through 17-Jan-2020

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Covered Call trade opportunity for NUTANIX INC. CLASS A COMMON STOCK (NTNX) for the 17-Jan-2020 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

NTNX was recently trading at $18.44 and has an implied volatility of 70.74% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for NTNX expiring on 17-Jan-2020, there is a 68.27% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $11.68-$29.66 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 10.42%.

Moneyness: These options are currently 8.43% out of the money and there is a 43.67% likelihood that these options will be exercised before or at expiration.

Most upside: If NUTANIX INC. CLASS A COMMON STOCK closes at or above $20.00, this trade could return up to 26.18%. Based on our analysis, there is a 43.87% likelihood of this return.

The downside: As with any covered call, the risk is substantial as it is vulnerable to a downturn in the underlying itself. There is a 36.51% chance the underlying will close at or below its breakeven price of $15.85, resulting in a net loss on the trade.

To find the best covered calls on the market, be sure to check out Quantcha’s covered call screener.

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This is an automated post generated based on a market analysis of delayed data at 8/15/2019 10:34:39 AM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

52-Week Low Alert: Trading today’s movement in TOTAL SA $TOT

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bear Call Spread trade opportunity for TOTAL SA (TOT) for the 20-Sep-2019 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

TOT was recently trading at $48.21 and has an implied volatility of 23.99% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for TOT expiring on 20-Sep-2019, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $44.80-$48.32 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 54.08%.

52 week low: TOTAL SA recently reached a new 52-week low at $47.88. TOT had traded in the range $47.91-$65.69 over the past year.

Trade approach: Reaching a new 52-week low is a bearish indicator, so this trade is designed to be profitable if TOT maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bullish side of $48.21 on 20-Sep-2019. 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 TOTAL SA closes at or below $48.45 on 20-Sep-2019. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 51.45% 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 8/15/2019 10:34:19 AM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

StockTwits Trending Alert: Trading recent interest in VMWARE $VMW

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bear Put Spread trade opportunity for VMWARE (VMW) for the 23-Aug-2019 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

VMW was recently trading at $143.64 and has an implied volatility of 68.76% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for VMW expiring on 23-Aug-2019, there is a 34.43% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $129.76-$143.82 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 75.57%.

Trending on StockTwits: StockTwits® is a financial communications platform for the financial and investing community. On their site, VMWARE 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 VMW 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 VMWARE closed at or below $144.20 on 23-Aug-2019. Based on our analysis, there is a 51.32% 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 8/15/2019 10:34:37 AM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

Big Gainer Alert: Trading today’s 15.4% move in VIPSHOP HOLDINGS $VIPS

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bull Call Spread trade opportunity for VIPSHOP HOLDINGS (VIPS) for the 27-Sep-2019 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

VIPS was recently trading at $7.23 and has an implied volatility of 60.63% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for VIPS expiring on 27-Sep-2019, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $7.24-$8.95 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 49.85%.

Big 15.42% Change: After closing the last trading session at $6.26, VIPSHOP HOLDINGS opened today at $7.35 and has reached a high of $7.51.

Trade approach: A movement as big as 15.42% is a significantly bullish indicator, so this trade is designed to be profitable if VIPS maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $7.23 on 27-Sep-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 VIPSHOP HOLDINGS closes at or above $7.15 on 27-Sep-2019. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 52.47% 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 8/15/2019 10:34:18 AM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

Synthetic Long Discount Alert: CEL-SCI $CVM trading at a 16.05% discount for the 17-Jan-2020 expiration

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Synthetic Long Stock trade opportunity for CEL-SCI (CVM) for the 17-Jan-2020 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

CVM was recently trading at $8.78 and has an implied volatility of 115.67% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for CVM expiring on 17-Jan-2020, there is a 68.27% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $3.06-$25.66 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 70.56%.

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 $10.00, which is already $1.22 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 $2.65 per share. The final position can be considered as having a discount of $1.43 per share over the underlying price of $8.78 for a 16.33% 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 8/15/2019 10:34:17 AM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

Covered Call Alert: BIOHAVEN PHARMACEUTICAL HOLDING CO LTD $BHVN returning up to 41.72% through 17-Jan-2020

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Covered Call trade opportunity for BIOHAVEN PHARMACEUTICAL HOLDING CO LTD (BHVN) for the 17-Jan-2020 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

BHVN was recently trading at $38.81 and has an implied volatility of 73.07% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for BHVN expiring on 17-Jan-2020, there is a 68.27% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $23.90-$64.19 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 10.93%.

Moneyness: These options are currently 28.72% out of the money and there is a 30.53% likelihood that these options will be exercised before or at expiration.

Most upside: If BIOHAVEN PHARMACEUTICAL HOLDING CO LTD closes at or above $50.00, this trade could return up to 41.72%. Based on our analysis, there is a 31.06% likelihood of this return.

The downside: As with any covered call, the risk is substantial as it is vulnerable to a downturn in the underlying itself. There is a 41.61% chance the underlying will close at or below its breakeven price of $35.28, resulting in a net loss on the trade.

To find the best covered calls on the market, be sure to check out Quantcha’s covered call screener.

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 8/15/2019 10:33:55 AM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

StockTwits Trending Alert: Trading recent interest in GENERAL ELECTRIC $GE

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bear Put Spread trade opportunity for GENERAL ELECTRIC (GE) for the 23-Aug-2019 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

GE was recently trading at $8.47 and has an implied volatility of 53.65% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for GE expiring on 23-Aug-2019, there is a 33.89% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $7.80-$8.47 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 64.76%.

Trending on StockTwits: StockTwits® is a financial communications platform for the financial and investing community. On their site, GENERAL ELECTRIC 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 GE 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 GENERAL ELECTRIC closed at or below $8.50 on 23-Aug-2019. Based on our analysis, there is a 51.74% 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 8/15/2019 10:33:54 AM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.