StockTwits Trending Alert: Trading recent interest in LEGGETT & PLATT $LEG

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Short Risk Reversal trade opportunity for LEGGETT & PLATT (LEG) for the 15-May-2020 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

LEG was recently trading at $32.36 and has an implied volatility of 60.42% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for LEG expiring on 15-May-2020, there is a 34.06% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $28.28-$32.36 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 31.47%.

Trending on StockTwits: StockTwits® is a financial communications platform for the financial and investing community. On their site, LEGGETT & PLATT 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 LEG 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 LEGGETT & PLATT closed at or below $32.85 on 15-May-2020. Based on our analysis, there is a 54.36% 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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