Synthetic Long Discount Alert: CUREVAC N.V. $CVAC trading at a 14.57% discount for the 16-Jul-2021 expiration

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Synthetic Long Stock trade opportunity for CUREVAC N.V. (CVAC) for the 16-Jul-2021 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

CVAC was recently trading at $74.21 and has an implied volatility of 95.42% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for CVAC expiring on 16-Jul-2021, there is a 68.27% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $34.33-$160.98 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 55.42%.

Upside potential: This synthetic long position offers the same potential benefits and liabilities as a long stock position, but at a discount due to the significant premium at-the-money puts are trading at over calls. In this case, the put position is opened at a strike of $75.00, which is already $0.79 in-the-money. However, its sale more than offsets this moneyness and the cost of the long call that the trade results in a net credit of of $11.60 per share. The final position can be considered as having a discount of $10.81 per share over the underlying price of $74.21 for a 14.57% total.

Downside risk: This discount is generally a sign of the stock facing considerable short pressure, and may indicate that the stock has become hard to borrow. However, if you have a long view of the underlying over this period, it could be a good opportunity to benefit from the upside at a major discount.

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