StockTwits Trending Alert: Trading recent interest in VALERO ENERGY $VLO

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bull Call Spread trade opportunity for VALERO ENERGY (VLO) for the 8-May-2020 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

VLO was recently trading at $52.50 and has an implied volatility of 88.38% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for VLO expiring on 8-May-2020, there is a 34.17% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $52.50-$61.48 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 41.96%.

Trending on StockTwits: StockTwits® is a financial communications platform for the financial and investing community. On their site, VALERO ENERGY 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 VLO on StockTwits appears to be moderately positive, indicating that the stock is likely to follow in that direction for investors trading on sentiment. As a result, a bullish strategy could prove effective if the sentiment ultimately turns out to drive trading.

Upside potential: Using this bullish strategy, the trade would be profitable if VALERO ENERGY closed at or above $52.48 on 8-May-2020. Based on our analysis, there is a 50.14% 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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