Big Gainer Alert: Trading today’s 12.2% move in NEKTAR THERAPEUTICS $NKTR

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bull Put Spread trade opportunity for NEKTAR THERAPEUTICS (NKTR) for the 21-Feb-2020 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

NKTR was recently trading at $24.22 and has an implied volatility of 63.45% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for NKTR expiring on 21-Feb-2020, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $24.27-$30.16 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 53.13%.

Big 12.18% Change: After closing the last trading session at $21.59, NEKTAR THERAPEUTICS opened today at $22.58 and has reached a high of $24.44.

Trade approach: A movement as big as 12.18% is a significantly bullish indicator, so this trade is designed to be profitable if NKTR maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $24.22 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 NEKTAR THERAPEUTICS closes at or above $24.05 on 21-Feb-2020. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 51.65% 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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