Category Archives: Trade Ideas

52-Week High Alert: Trading today’s movement in FLEXION THERAPEUTICS INC. COM $FLXN

The automated Quantcha Trade Ideas Service has detected a promising Bull Call Spread trade opportunity for FLEXION THERAPEUTICS INC. COM (FLXN) for the 21-Apr-2017 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

FLXN was recently trading at $27.64 and has an implied volatility of 98.21% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for FLXN expiring on 21-Apr-2017, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $27.69-$35.94 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 37.26%.

52 week high: FLEXION THERAPEUTICS INC. COM recently reached a new 52-week high at $28.46. FLXN had traded in the range $8.16-$28.20 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 FLXN maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $27.64 on 21-Apr-2017. 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 FLEXION THERAPEUTICS INC. COM closes at or above $27.05 on 21-Apr-2017. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 53.58% 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 3/27/2017 2:23:16 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 APPLIED OPTOELECTRONICS INC. $AAOI

The automated Quantcha Trade Ideas Service has detected a promising Bull Put Spread trade opportunity for APPLIED OPTOELECTRONICS INC. (AAOI) for the 21-Apr-2017 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

AAOI was recently trading at $59.50 and has an implied volatility of 59.41% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for AAOI expiring on 21-Apr-2017, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $59.69-$69.75 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 56.10%.

52 week high: APPLIED OPTOELECTRONICS INC. recently reached a new 52-week high at $59.86. AAOI had traded in the range $8.08-$56.14 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 AAOI maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $59.50 on 21-Apr-2017. 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 APPLIED OPTOELECTRONICS INC. closes at or above $58.20 on 21-Apr-2017. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 56.44% 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 3/27/2017 2:23:07 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 SUPERNUS PHARMACEUTICALS $SUPN

The automated Quantcha Trade Ideas Service has detected a promising Bull Put Spread trade opportunity for SUPERNUS PHARMACEUTICALS (SUPN) for the 21-Apr-2017 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

SUPN was recently trading at $30.95 and has an implied volatility of 36.08% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for SUPN expiring on 21-Apr-2017, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $31.03-$34.03 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 16.86%.

52 week high: SUPERNUS PHARMACEUTICALS recently reached a new 52-week high at $31.33. SUPN had traded in the range $13.92-$30.37 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 SUPN maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $30.95 on 21-Apr-2017. 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 SUPERNUS PHARMACEUTICALS closes at or above $31.00 on 21-Apr-2017. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 50.42% 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.

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 3/27/2017 2:22:50 PM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

52-Week Low Alert: Trading today’s movement in KEANE GROUP INC $FRAC

The automated Quantcha Trade Ideas Service has detected a promising Covered Put trade opportunity for KEANE GROUP INC (FRAC) for the 19-May-2017 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

FRAC was recently trading at $14.27 and has an implied volatility of 48.78% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for FRAC expiring on 19-May-2017, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $11.83-$14.32 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 17.62%.

52 week low: KEANE GROUP INC recently reached a new 52-week low at $14.09. FRAC had traded in the range $14.49-$22.93 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 FRAC maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bullish side of $14.27 on 19-May-2017. 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 KEANE GROUP INC closes at or below $14.40 on 19-May-2017. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 51.11% 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 3/27/2017 2:22:31 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 PANERA BREAD COMPANY $PNRA

The automated Quantcha Trade Ideas Service has detected a promising Bull Put Spread trade opportunity for PANERA BREAD COMPANY (PNRA) for the 21-Apr-2017 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

PNRA was recently trading at $252.50 and has an implied volatility of 18.31% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for PNRA expiring on 21-Apr-2017, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $253.15-$265.12 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 41.82%.

52 week high: PANERA BREAD COMPANY recently reached a new 52-week high at $253.50. PNRA had traded in the range $185.69-$247.14 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 PNRA maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $252.50 on 21-Apr-2017. 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 PANERA BREAD COMPANY closes at or above $251.95 on 21-Apr-2017. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 54.09% 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 3/27/2017 2:22:15 PM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

Price Target Alert: Trading the Zacks price target change for ENI $E

The automated Quantcha Trade Ideas Service has detected a promising Long Call trade opportunity for ENI (E) for the 17-Nov-2017 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

E was recently trading at $32.46 and has an implied volatility of 20.45% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for E expiring on 17-Nov-2017, there is a 22.44% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $36.83-$45.01 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 281.94%.

Price target: Zacks Research has updated their six-month price target for E to $40.92. This price target is a consensus price created from the price targets published by 1 participating analysts whose targets ranged from $40.92 to $40.92.

Mean recommendation: Zacks normalizes analyst recommendations to a 1-5 scale where 1 indicates a strong buy. Their mean recommendation for E has been updated to 1.33, which indicates a strong buy consensus from analysts. Sentiment has moved from 2.00 to 1.33 to 1.33 over the past three months.

Trade approach: The difference between the current price for E and the mean price target is $8.46, which represents a 26.06% move (59.94% annualized). Since the 180-day implied volatility for E is 26.65%, a bullish strategy could prove effective if the price target ultimately turns out to be accurate.

Upside potential: Using this bullish strategy, the trade would be profitable if ENI closed at or above $36.55 on 17-Nov-2017. Based on our analysis, there is a 31.54% 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 3/27/2017 2:21:57 PM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

Price Target Alert: Trading the Zacks price target change for BIOGEN INC. COMMON STOCK $BIIB

The automated Quantcha Trade Ideas Service has detected a promising Bull Call Spread trade opportunity for BIOGEN INC. COMMON STOCK (BIIB) for the 20-Oct-2017 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

BIIB was recently trading at $275.55 and has an implied volatility of 28.68% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for BIIB expiring on 20-Oct-2017, there is a 30.00% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $286.97-$350.74 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 107.62%.

Price target: Zacks Research has updated their six-month price target for BIIB to $318.86. This price target is a consensus price created from the price targets published by 14 participating analysts whose targets ranged from $265.00 to $380.00.

Mean recommendation: Zacks normalizes analyst recommendations to a 1-5 scale where 1 indicates a strong buy. Their mean recommendation for BIIB has been updated to 1.75, which indicates a buy consensus from analysts. Sentiment has moved from 1.53 to 1.53 to 1.53 over the past three months.

Trade approach: The difference between the current price for BIIB and the mean price target is $39.45, which represents a 15.72% move (34.45% annualized). Since the 180-day implied volatility for BIIB is 28.56%, a bullish strategy could prove effective if the price target ultimately turns out to be accurate.

Upside potential: Using this bullish strategy, the trade would be profitable if BIOGEN INC. COMMON STOCK closed at or above $286.40 on 20-Oct-2017. Based on our analysis, there is a 44.90% 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 3/27/2017 2:21:49 PM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

Price Target Alert: Trading the Zacks price target change for DANAHER $DHR

The automated Quantcha Trade Ideas Service has detected a promising Bull Put Spread trade opportunity for DANAHER (DHR) for the 15-Sep-2017 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

DHR was recently trading at $86.11 and has an implied volatility of 16.54% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for DHR expiring on 15-Sep-2017, there is a 46.21% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $86.11-$103.82 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 45.45%.

Price target: Zacks Research has updated their six-month price target for DHR to $94.38. This price target is a consensus price created from the price targets published by 13 participating analysts whose targets ranged from $87.00 to $120.00.

Mean recommendation: Zacks normalizes analyst recommendations to a 1-5 scale where 1 indicates a strong buy. Their mean recommendation for DHR has been updated to 1.46, which indicates a strong buy consensus from analysts. Sentiment has moved from 1.50 to 1.46 to 1.46 over the past three months.

Trade approach: The difference between the current price for DHR and the mean price target is $5.89, which represents a 9.61% move (20.45% annualized). Since the 180-day implied volatility for DHR is 16.52%, a bullish strategy could prove effective if the price target ultimately turns out to be accurate.

Upside potential: Using this bullish strategy, the trade would be profitable if DANAHER closed at or above $85.90 on 15-Sep-2017. Based on our analysis, there is a 52.49% 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 3/27/2017 2:21:41 PM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

Price Target Alert: Trading the Zacks price target change for BLACKROCK $BLK

The automated Quantcha Trade Ideas Service has detected a promising Bull Put Spread trade opportunity for BLACKROCK (BLK) for the 20-Oct-2017 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

BLK was recently trading at $373.11 and has an implied volatility of 18.19% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for BLK expiring on 20-Oct-2017, there is a 39.29% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $373.14-$451.37 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 56.95%.

Price target: Zacks Research has updated their six-month price target for BLK to $410.33. This price target is a consensus price created from the price targets published by 9 participating analysts whose targets ranged from $378.00 to $447.00.

Mean recommendation: Zacks normalizes analyst recommendations to a 1-5 scale where 1 indicates a strong buy. Their mean recommendation for BLK has been updated to 1.77, which indicates a buy consensus from analysts. Sentiment has moved from 1.73 to 1.73 to 1.79 over the past three months.

Trade approach: The difference between the current price for BLK and the mean price target is $45.89, which represents a 9.98% move (21.27% annualized). Since the 180-day implied volatility for BLK is 19.68%, a bullish strategy could prove effective if the price target ultimately turns out to be accurate.

Upside potential: Using this bullish strategy, the trade would be profitable if BLACKROCK closed at or above $370.70 on 20-Oct-2017. Based on our analysis, there is a 51.03% 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 3/27/2017 2:21:34 PM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

Price Target Alert: Trading the Zacks price target change for AMERICAN EXPRESS $AXP

The automated Quantcha Trade Ideas Service has detected a promising Long Iron Condor trade opportunity for AMERICAN EXPRESS (AXP) for the 20-Oct-2017 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

AXP was recently trading at $77.50 and has an implied volatility of 19.10% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for AXP expiring on 20-Oct-2017, there is a 47.36% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $69.42-$84.85 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 62.74%.

Price target: Zacks Research has updated their six-month price target for AXP to $77.13. This price target is a consensus price created from the price targets published by 15 participating analysts whose targets ranged from $56.00 to $97.00.

Mean recommendation: Zacks normalizes analyst recommendations to a 1-5 scale where 1 indicates a strong buy. Their mean recommendation for AXP has been updated to 2.76, which indicates a hold consensus from analysts. Sentiment has moved from 3.18 to 2.90 to 2.78 over the past three months.

Trade approach: The difference between the current price for AXP and the mean price target is $2.50, which represents a 0.47% move (0.96% annualized). Since the 180-day implied volatility for AXP is 20.42%, a neutral range-bound strategy could prove effective if the price target ultimately turns out to be accurate.

Upside potential: Using this neutral range-bound strategy, the trade would be profitable if AMERICAN EXPRESS closed in the range $69.31-$85.69 on 20-Oct-2017. Based on our analysis, there is a 49.74% likelihood of this return. The maximum return for this trade would be 74.01% if AMERICAN EXPRESS closed in the range $72.50-$82.50.

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 3/27/2017 2:21:15 PM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.