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Quantchabot has detected a promising Covered Put trade opportunity for US XPRESS ENTERPRISES INC (USX) for the 19-Feb-2021 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.
USX was recently trading at $7.23 and has an implied volatility of 85.70% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for USX expiring on 19-Feb-2021, there is a 34.11% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $5.43-$7.23 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 25.75%.
Trending on StockTwits: StockTwits® is a financial communications platform for the financial and investing community. On their site, US XPRESS ENTERPRISES INC 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 USX on StockTwits appears to be moderately negative, indicating that the stock is likely to follow in that direction for investors trading on sentiment. As a result, a bearish strategy could prove effective if the sentiment ultimately turns out to drive trading.
Upside potential: Using this bearish strategy, the trade would be profitable if US XPRESS ENTERPRISES INC closed at or below $7.28 on 19-Feb-2021. Based on our analysis, there is a 50.94% 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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