Big Gainer Alert: Trading today’s 7.0% move in THE MICHAELS COMPANIES INC. C $MIK

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Long Risk Reversal trade opportunity for THE MICHAELS COMPANIES INC. C (MIK) for the 21-Feb-2020 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

MIK was recently trading at $8.01 and has an implied volatility of 73.54% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for MIK expiring on 21-Feb-2020, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $8.03-$10.60 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 70.18%.

Big 7.02% Change: After closing the last trading session at $7.48, THE MICHAELS COMPANIES INC. C opened today at $7.27 and has reached a high of $8.08.

Trade approach: A movement as big as 7.02% is a significantly bullish indicator, so this trade is designed to be profitable if MIK maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $8.01 on 21-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 THE MICHAELS COMPANIES INC. C closes at or above $7.90 on 21-Feb-2020. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 52.27% 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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