Big Gainer Alert: Trading today’s 26.6% move in ALLERGAN INC $AGN

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

AGN was recently trading at $164.10 and has an implied volatility of 21.46% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for AGN expiring on 19-Jul-2019, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $164.36-$173.05 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 27.64%.

Big 26.65% Change: After closing the last trading session at $129.57, ALLERGAN INC opened today at $168.39 and has reached a high of $168.65.

Trade approach: A movement as big as 26.65% is a significantly bullish indicator, so this trade is designed to be profitable if AGN maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $164.10 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 ALLERGAN INC closes at or above $162.81 on 19-Jul-2019. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 57.31% 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 6/25/2019 10:53:26 AM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

StockTwits Trending Alert: Trading recent interest in FEDEX $FDX

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bear Call Spread trade opportunity for FEDEX (FDX) for the 5-Jul-2019 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

FDX was recently trading at $156.99 and has an implied volatility of 47.28% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for FDX expiring on 5-Jul-2019, there is a 33.73% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $144.89-$156.97 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 71.74%.

Trending on StockTwits: StockTwits® is a financial communications platform for the financial and investing community. On their site, FEDEX 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 FDX 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 FEDEX closed at or below $157.20 on 5-Jul-2019. Based on our analysis, there is a 50.32% 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.

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This is an automated post generated based on a market analysis of delayed data at 6/25/2019 10:52:48 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 VISA $V

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

V was recently trading at $173.30 and has an implied volatility of 19.72% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for V expiring on 19-Jul-2019, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $173.58-$181.57 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 46.39%.

52 week high: VISA recently reached a new 52-week high at $174.94. V had traded in the range $121.60-$174.81 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 V maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $173.30 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 VISA closes at or above $173.31 on 19-Jul-2019. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 51.39% 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 6/25/2019 10:52:48 AM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

Covered Call Alert: ATHENEX INC. COMMON STOCK $ATNX returning up to 44.51% through 18-Oct-2019

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Covered Call trade opportunity for ATHENEX INC. COMMON STOCK (ATNX) for the 18-Oct-2019 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

ATNX was recently trading at $18.12 and has an implied volatility of 129.89% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for ATNX expiring on 18-Oct-2019, there is a 68.27% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $8.55-$38.96 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 19.10%.

Moneyness: These options are currently 10.38% out of the money and there is a 45.38% likelihood that these options will be exercised before or at expiration.

Most upside: If ATHENEX INC. COMMON STOCK closes at or above $20.00, this trade could return up to 44.51%. Based on our analysis, there is a 45.20% 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 35.76% chance the underlying will close at or below its breakeven price of $13.84, resulting in a net loss on the trade.

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This is an automated post generated based on a market analysis of delayed data at 6/25/2019 10:52:48 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 24.50% 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 $143.56 and has an implied volatility of 40.54% 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 $59.11-$373.80 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 99.96%.

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 $145.00, which is already $1.44 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 $36.60 per share. The final position can be considered as having a discount of $35.16 per share over the underlying price of $143.56 for a 24.49% 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 6/25/2019 10:52:48 AM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

Big Loser Alert: Trading today’s -15.0% move in ABBVIE INC $ABBV

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bear Call Spread trade opportunity for ABBVIE INC (ABBV) for the 19-Jul-2019 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

ABBV was recently trading at $66.68 and has an implied volatility of 34.84% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for ABBV expiring on 19-Jul-2019, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $60.30-$65.72 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 122.73%.

Big -15.00% Change: After closing the last trading session at $78.45, ABBVIE INC opened today at $70.47 and has reached a low of $66.56.

Trade approach: A movement as big as -15.00% is a significantly bearish indicator, so this trade is designed to be profitable if ABBV maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bullish side of $66.68 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 bearish strategy, the trade would be profitable if ABBVIE INC closes at or below $66.40 on 19-Jul-2019. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 54.78% 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 6/25/2019 10:52:48 AM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

StockTwits Trending Alert: Trading recent interest in ROKU INC. CLASS A COMMON STOCK $ROKU

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bear Put Spread trade opportunity for ROKU INC. CLASS A COMMON STOCK (ROKU) for the 5-Jul-2019 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

ROKU was recently trading at $99.46 and has an implied volatility of 52.29% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for ROKU expiring on 5-Jul-2019, there is a 33.90% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $90.88-$99.48 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 81.03%.

Trending on StockTwits: StockTwits® is a financial communications platform for the financial and investing community. On their site, ROKU INC. CLASS A COMMON STOCK 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 ROKU 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 ROKU INC. CLASS A COMMON STOCK closed at or below $99.65 on 5-Jul-2019. Based on our analysis, there is a 50.51% 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 6/24/2019 12:30:46 PM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

StockTwits Trending Alert: Trading recent interest in ULTA BEAUTY INC $ULTA

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bear Call Spread trade opportunity for ULTA BEAUTY INC (ULTA) for the 5-Jul-2019 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

ULTA was recently trading at $346.09 and has an implied volatility of 33.04% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for ULTA expiring on 5-Jul-2019, there is a 33.50% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $328.41-$346.06 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 77.29%.

Trending on StockTwits: StockTwits® is a financial communications platform for the financial and investing community. On their site, ULTA BEAUTY 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 ULTA 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 ULTA BEAUTY INC closed at or below $346.10 on 5-Jul-2019. Based on our analysis, there is a 49.47% 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.

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This is an automated post generated based on a market analysis of delayed data at 6/24/2019 12:16:45 PM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

Covered Call Alert: HERON THERAPEUTICS INC. COMMO $HRTX returning up to 25.31% through 20-Dec-2019

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Covered Call trade opportunity for HERON THERAPEUTICS INC. COMMO (HRTX) for the 20-Dec-2019 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

HRTX was recently trading at $18.18 and has an implied volatility of 58.51% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for HRTX expiring on 20-Dec-2019, there is a 68.27% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $12.20-$27.73 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 10.17%.

Moneyness: These options are currently 9.92% out of the money and there is a 42.09% likelihood that these options will be exercised before or at expiration.

Most upside: If HERON THERAPEUTICS INC. COMMO closes at or above $20.00, this trade could return up to 25.31%. Based on our analysis, there is a 41.92% 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 36.49% chance the underlying will close at or below its breakeven price of $15.96, 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 6/24/2019 12:03:16 PM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.

Synthetic Long Discount Alert: ARLINGTON ASSET INVESTMNT $AI trading at a 11.06% discount for the 17-Jan-2020 expiration

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

AI was recently trading at $6.92 and has an implied volatility of 14.42% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for AI expiring on 17-Jan-2020, there is a 68.27% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $5.27-$9.31 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 61.85%.

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 $0.59 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 $1.35 per share. The final position can be considered as having a discount of $0.77 per share over the underlying price of $6.92 for a 11.06% 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 6/24/2019 11:41:51 AM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.