52-Week High Alert: Trading today’s movement in STMICROELECTRONICS $STM

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bull Call Spread trade opportunity for STMICROELECTRONICS (STM) for the 15-Jan-2021 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

STM was recently trading at $36.61 and has an implied volatility of 36.93% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for STM expiring on 15-Jan-2021, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $36.58-$42.29 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 40.33%.

52 week high: STMICROELECTRONICS recently reached a new 52-week high at $36.66. STM had traded in the range $14.67-$36.32 over the past year.

Trade approach: Reaching a new 52-week high is a bullish indicator, so this trade is designed to be profitable if STM maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $36.61 on 15-Jan-2021. 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 STMICROELECTRONICS closes at or above $36.25 on 15-Jan-2021. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 52.48% 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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