52-Week High Alert: Trading today’s movement in SOUTHERN COPPER $SCCO

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

SCCO was recently trading at $71.04 and has an implied volatility of 39.65% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for SCCO expiring on 15-Jan-2021, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $71.04-$73.78 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 11.11%.

52 week high: SOUTHERN COPPER recently reached a new 52-week high at $71.50. SCCO had traded in the range $23.43-$71.46 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 SCCO maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $71.04 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 SOUTHERN COPPER closes at or above $69.50 on 15-Jan-2021. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 71.91% 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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