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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bear Put Spread trade opportunity for WALGREEN BOOTS ALLIANCE INC. (WBA) for the 17-Jan-2020 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.
WBA was recently trading at $55.32 and has an implied volatility of 27.35% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for WBA expiring on 17-Jan-2020, there is a 33.65% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $52.99-$55.32 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 62.86%.
Trending on StockTwits: StockTwits® is a financial communications platform for the financial and investing community. On their site, WALGREEN BOOTS ALLIANCE 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 WBA 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 WALGREEN BOOTS ALLIANCE INC. closed at or below $55.40 on 17-Jan-2020. Based on our analysis, there is a 50.92% 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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