StockTwits Trending Alert: Trading recent interest in KRATOS DEFENSE & SECURITY $KTOS

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bear Call Spread trade opportunity for KRATOS DEFENSE & SECURITY (KTOS) for the 17-Jan-2020 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

KTOS was recently trading at $20.15 and has an implied volatility of 45.90% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for KTOS expiring on 17-Jan-2020, there is a 33.75% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $18.56-$20.15 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 24.59%.

Trending on StockTwits: StockTwits® is a financial communications platform for the financial and investing community. On their site, KRATOS DEFENSE & SECURITY 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 KTOS 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 KRATOS DEFENSE & SECURITY closed at or below $20.50 on 17-Jan-2020. Based on our analysis, there is a 58.01% 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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