Big Gainer Alert: Trading today’s 7.5% move in SQUARE INC $SQ

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bull Put Spread trade opportunity for SQUARE INC (SQ) for the 1-May-2020 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

SQ was recently trading at $66.38 and has an implied volatility of 63.90% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for SQ expiring on 1-May-2020, there is a 34.15% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $66.38-$69.90 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 62.58%.

Big 7.50% Change: After closing the last trading session at $61.75, SQUARE INC opened today at $63.44 and has reached a high of $66.57.

Trade approach: A movement as big as 7.50% is a significantly bullish indicator, so this trade is designed to be profitable if SQ maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $66.38 on 1-May-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 SQUARE INC closes at or above $66.38 on 1-May-2020. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 50.02% 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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