Big Gainer Alert: Trading today’s 7.8% move in DISCOVER FINANCIAL $DFS

Quantcha now offering unlimited commission-free options trading.

Quantchabot has detected a promising Long Risk Reversal trade opportunity for DISCOVER FINANCIAL (DFS) for the 17-Jul-2020 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

DFS was recently trading at $40.36 and has an implied volatility of 65.31% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for DFS expiring on 17-Jul-2020, there is a 34.13% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $39.96-$54.29 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 78.93%.

Big 7.80% Change: After closing the last trading session at $37.44, DISCOVER FINANCIAL opened today at $39.74 and has reached a high of $40.66.

Trade approach: A movement as big as 7.80% is a significantly bullish indicator, so this trade is designed to be profitable if DFS maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $40.36 on 17-Jul-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 DISCOVER FINANCIAL closes at or above $39.15 on 17-Jul-2020. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 52.66% 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.

To analyze this trade in depth, please visit the Quantcha Options Search Engine.