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52-Week High Alert: Trading today’s movement in ABBOTT LABORATORIES $ABT

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bull Put Spread trade opportunity for ABBOTT LABORATORIES (ABT) for the 12-Jul-2019 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

ABT was recently trading at $81.51 and has an implied volatility of 17.96% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for ABT expiring on 12-Jul-2019, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $81.68-$86.17 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 69.71%.

52 week high: ABBOTT LABORATORIES recently reached a new 52-week high at $81.77. ABT had traded in the range $60.32-$81.50 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 ABT maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $81.51 on 12-Jul-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 ABBOTT LABORATORIES closes at or above $81.58 on 12-Jul-2019. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 50.87% 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 6/12/2019 10:49:22 AM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

Big Gainer Alert: Trading today’s 9.8% move in TRANSPORTADORA DE GAS $TGS

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bull Call Spread trade opportunity for TRANSPORTADORA DE GAS (TGS) for the 19-Jul-2019 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

TGS was recently trading at $15.75 and has an implied volatility of 129.29% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for TGS expiring on 19-Jul-2019, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $15.79-$21.94 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 24.78%.

Big 9.83% Change: After closing the last trading session at $14.34, TRANSPORTADORA DE GAS opened today at $14.35 and has reached a high of $15.75.

Trade approach: A movement as big as 9.83% is a significantly bullish indicator, so this trade is designed to be profitable if TGS maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $15.75 on 19-Jul-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 TRANSPORTADORA DE GAS closes at or above $15.75 on 19-Jul-2019. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 50.30% 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 6/12/2019 10:49:19 AM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

Synthetic Long Discount Alert: BP PRUDHOE BAY $BPT trading at a 10.26% discount for the 20-Dec-2019 expiration

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Synthetic Long Stock trade opportunity for BP PRUDHOE BAY (BPT) for the 20-Dec-2019 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

BPT was recently trading at $17.07 and has an implied volatility of 23.30% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for BPT expiring on 20-Dec-2019, there is a 68.27% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $11.95-$24.99 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 48.86%.

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 $17.50, 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 $2.15 per share. The final position can be considered as having a discount of $1.72 per share over the underlying price of $17.07 for a 10.05% 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 6/12/2019 10:49:18 AM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

52-Week High Alert: Trading today’s movement in MERCK $MRK

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bull Put Spread trade opportunity for MERCK (MRK) for the 19-Jul-2019 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

MRK was recently trading at $83.54 and has an implied volatility of 13.55% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for MRK expiring on 19-Jul-2019, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $83.20-$87.54 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 49.96%.

52 week high: MERCK recently reached a new 52-week high at $83.91. MRK had traded in the range $59.80-$83.85 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 MRK maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $83.54 on 19-Jul-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 MERCK closes at or above $83.04 on 19-Jul-2019. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 51.49% 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 6/12/2019 10:48:47 AM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

StockTwits Trending Alert: Trading recent interest in LULULEMON ATHLETICA $LULU

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bear Put Spread trade opportunity for LULULEMON ATHLETICA (LULU) for the 21-Jun-2019 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

LULU was recently trading at $171.45 and has an implied volatility of 81.41% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for LULU expiring on 21-Jun-2019, there is a 33.79% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $150.45-$171.37 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 75.92%.

Trending on StockTwits: StockTwits® is a financial communications platform for the financial and investing community. On their site, LULULEMON ATHLETICA 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 LULU 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 LULULEMON ATHLETICA closed at or below $172.05 on 21-Jun-2019. Based on our analysis, there is a 50.87% 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 6/12/2019 10:48:47 AM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

Big Gainer Alert: Trading today’s 8.0% move in MATTEL $MAT

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bull Put Spread trade opportunity for MATTEL (MAT) for the 19-Jul-2019 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

MAT was recently trading at $11.68 and has an implied volatility of 48.40% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for MAT expiring on 19-Jul-2019, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $11.71-$13.76 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 27.26%.

Big 8.05% Change: After closing the last trading session at $10.81, MATTEL opened today at $11.40 and has reached a high of $11.88.

Trade approach: A movement as big as 8.05% is a significantly bullish indicator, so this trade is designed to be profitable if MAT maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $11.68 on 19-Jul-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 MATTEL closes at or above $11.55 on 19-Jul-2019. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 53.38% 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 6/12/2019 10:48:43 AM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

Synthetic Long Discount Alert: APHRIA INC $APHA trading at a 11.31% discount for the 15-Jan-2021 expiration

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

APHA was recently trading at $7.39 and has an implied volatility of 38.17% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for APHA expiring on 15-Jan-2021, there is a 68.27% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $3.63-$16.19 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 58.39%.

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 $7.50, which is already $0.12 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 $0.95 per share. The final position can be considered as having a discount of $0.84 per share over the underlying price of $7.39 for a 11.31% 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 6/12/2019 10:48:43 AM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

52-Week High Alert: Trading today’s movement in PROCTER & GAMBLE $PG

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bull Put Spread trade opportunity for PROCTER & GAMBLE (PG) for the 26-Jul-2019 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

PG was recently trading at $110.51 and has an implied volatility of 13.83% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for PG expiring on 26-Jul-2019, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $110.83-$117.13 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 70.72%.

52 week high: PROCTER & GAMBLE recently reached a new 52-week high at $110.57. PG had traded in the range $75.39-$109.38 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 PG maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $110.51 on 26-Jul-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 PROCTER & GAMBLE closes at or above $110.68 on 26-Jul-2019. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 51.00% 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 6/12/2019 10:47:51 AM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

StockTwits Trending Alert: Trading recent interest in SPOTIFY TECHNOLOGY SA $SPOT

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bull Put Spread trade opportunity for SPOTIFY TECHNOLOGY SA (SPOT) for the 21-Jun-2019 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

SPOT was recently trading at $141.95 and has an implied volatility of 39.28% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for SPOT expiring on 21-Jun-2019, there is a 34.53% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $141.95-$151.26 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 62.71%.

Trending on StockTwits: StockTwits® is a financial communications platform for the financial and investing community. On their site, SPOTIFY TECHNOLOGY SA 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 SPOT on StockTwits appears to be moderately positive, indicating that the stock is likely to follow in that direction for investors trading on sentiment. As a result, a bullish strategy could prove effective if the sentiment ultimately turns out to drive trading.

Upside potential: Using this bullish strategy, the trade would be profitable if SPOTIFY TECHNOLOGY SA closed at or above $141.90 on 21-Jun-2019. Based on our analysis, there is a 50.60% 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 6/12/2019 10:47:51 AM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

Synthetic Long Discount Alert: ANNALY CAPITAL $NLY trading at a 10.46% discount for the 15-Jan-2021 expiration

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Synthetic Long Stock trade opportunity for ANNALY CAPITAL (NLY) for the 15-Jan-2021 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

NLY was recently trading at $9.04 and has an implied volatility of 8.11% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for NLY expiring on 15-Jan-2021, there is a 68.27% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $7.11-$12.37 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 76.29%.

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 $0.97 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 $1.91 per share. The final position can be considered as having a discount of $0.95 per share over the underlying price of $9.04 for a 10.46% 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.

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 6/12/2019 10:47:50 AM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.