52-Week High Alert: Trading today’s movement in UNITED TECHNOLOGIES $UTX

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bull Call Spread trade opportunity for UNITED TECHNOLOGIES (UTX) for the 17-Apr-2020 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

UTX was recently trading at $155.99 and has an implied volatility of 16.77% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for UTX expiring on 17-Apr-2020, there is a 34.13% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $156.50-$169.57 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 58.77%.

52 week high: UNITED TECHNOLOGIES recently reached a new 52-week high at $156.74. UTX had traded in the range $118.99-$155.53 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 UTX maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $155.99 on 17-Apr-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 UNITED TECHNOLOGIES closes at or above $155.94 on 17-Apr-2020. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 51.79% 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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Big Gainer Alert: Trading today’s 10.0% move in NUANCE COMMUNICATIONS $NUAN

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bull Call Spread trade opportunity for NUANCE COMMUNICATIONS (NUAN) for the 17-Apr-2020 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

NUAN was recently trading at $21.58 and has an implied volatility of 23.05% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for NUAN expiring on 17-Apr-2020, there is a 34.13% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $21.65-$24.02 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 48.79%.

Big 9.99% Change: After closing the last trading session at $19.62, NUANCE COMMUNICATIONS opened today at $20.54 and has reached a high of $22.31.

Trade approach: A movement as big as 9.99% is a significantly bullish indicator, so this trade is designed to be profitable if NUAN maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $21.58 on 17-Apr-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 NUANCE COMMUNICATIONS closes at or above $21.65 on 17-Apr-2020. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 50.02% 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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StockTwits Trending Alert: Trading recent interest in TWILIO INC $TWLO

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bear Call Spread trade opportunity for TWILIO INC (TWLO) for the 14-Feb-2020 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

TWLO was recently trading at $124.68 and has an implied volatility of 46.47% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for TWLO expiring on 14-Feb-2020, there is a 34.40% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $116.42-$124.79 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 57.18%.

Trending on StockTwits: StockTwits® is a financial communications platform for the financial and investing community. On their site, TWILIO INC 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 TWLO 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 TWILIO INC closed at or below $124.95 on 14-Feb-2020. 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.

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52-Week High Alert: Trading today’s movement in ACCENTURE $ACN

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bull Put Spread trade opportunity for ACCENTURE (ACN) for the 13-Mar-2020 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

ACN was recently trading at $214.22 and has an implied volatility of 16.73% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for ACN expiring on 13-Mar-2020, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $214.58-$226.32 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 42.64%.

52 week high: ACCENTURE recently reached a new 52-week high at $214.35. ACN had traded in the range $154.02-$213.79 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 ACN maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $214.22 on 13-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 ACCENTURE closes at or above $212.75 on 13-Mar-2020. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 56.38% 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.

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Synthetic Long Discount Alert: ANNALY CAPITAL $NLY trading at a 10.17% discount for the 21-Jan-2022 expiration

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Synthetic Long Stock trade opportunity for ANNALY CAPITAL (NLY) for the 21-Jan-2022 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

NLY was recently trading at $9.99 and has an implied volatility of 2.28% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for NLY expiring on 21-Jan-2022, there is a 68.27% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $8.07-$13.29 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 66.89%.

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 $0.01 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 $1.03 per share. The final position can be considered as having a discount of $1.02 per share over the underlying price of $9.99 for a 10.21% 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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Big Gainer Alert: Trading today’s 14.0% move in ZYNGA $ZNGA

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bull Call Spread trade opportunity for ZYNGA (ZNGA) for the 17-Apr-2020 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

ZNGA was recently trading at $6.76 and has an implied volatility of 29.87% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for ZNGA expiring on 17-Apr-2020, there is a 34.13% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $6.78-$7.74 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 30.92%.

Big 14.00% Change: After closing the last trading session at $5.93, ZYNGA opened today at $6.41 and has reached a high of $6.88.

Trade approach: A movement as big as 14.00% is a significantly bullish indicator, so this trade is designed to be profitable if ZNGA maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $6.76 on 17-Apr-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 ZYNGA closes at or above $6.74 on 17-Apr-2020. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 51.88% 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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StockTwits Trending Alert: Trading recent interest in BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB $BMY

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bull Call Spread trade opportunity for BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB (BMY) for the 14-Feb-2020 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

BMY was recently trading at $67.35 and has an implied volatility of 21.78% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for BMY expiring on 14-Feb-2020, there is a 34.60% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $67.35-$69.64 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 65.37%.

Trending on StockTwits: StockTwits® is a financial communications platform for the financial and investing community. On their site, BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB 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 BMY 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 BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB closed at or above $67.34 on 14-Feb-2020. Based on our analysis, there is a 50.64% 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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52-Week High Alert: Trading today’s movement in PEPSICO $PEP

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bull Put Spread trade opportunity for PEPSICO (PEP) for the 7-Feb-2020 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

PEP was recently trading at $144.76 and has an implied volatility of 13.35% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for PEP expiring on 7-Feb-2020, there is a 34.15% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $144.77-$145.99 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 54.52%.

52 week high: PEPSICO recently reached a new 52-week high at $145.30. PEP had traded in the range $111.88-$144.65 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 PEP maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $144.76 on 7-Feb-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 PEPSICO closes at or above $144.63 on 7-Feb-2020. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 54.54% 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.

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Synthetic Long Discount Alert: CEL-SCI $CVM trading at a 12.83% discount for the 15-Jan-2021 expiration

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

CVM was recently trading at $14.01 and has an implied volatility of 107.06% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for CVM expiring on 15-Jan-2021, there is a 68.27% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $3.63-$55.96 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 71.15%.

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 $15.00, which is already $0.99 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 $2.80 per share. The final position can be considered as having a discount of $1.81 per share over the underlying price of $14.01 for a 12.94% 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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Big Loser Alert: Trading today’s -10.3% move in PELOTON INTERACTIVE INC. CLASS A COMMON STOCK $PTON

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Covered Put trade opportunity for PELOTON INTERACTIVE INC. CLASS A COMMON STOCK (PTON) for the 17-Apr-2020 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

PTON was recently trading at $29.34 and has an implied volatility of 52.97% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for PTON expiring on 17-Apr-2020, there is a 34.13% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $21.58-$29.44 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 813.64%.

Big -10.28% Change: After closing the last trading session at $32.70, PELOTON INTERACTIVE INC. CLASS A COMMON STOCK opened today at $29.94 and has reached a low of $29.10.

Trade approach: A movement as big as -10.28% is a significantly bearish indicator, so this trade is designed to be profitable if PTON maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bullish side of $29.34 on 17-Apr-2020. 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 PELOTON INTERACTIVE INC. CLASS A COMMON STOCK closes at or below $43.79 on 17-Apr-2020. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 89.95% 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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