Big Loser Alert: Trading today’s -8.0% move in EXACT SCIENCES $EXAS

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bear Call Spread trade opportunity for EXACT SCIENCES (EXAS) for the 16-Apr-2021 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

EXAS was recently trading at $141.93 and has an implied volatility of 55.61% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for EXAS expiring on 16-Apr-2021, there is a 34.13% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $113.66-$141.95 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 40.74%.

Big -8.01% Change: After closing the last trading session at $154.28, EXACT SCIENCES opened today at $148.95 and has reached a low of $141.12.

Trade approach: A movement as big as -8.01% is a significantly bearish indicator, so this trade is designed to be profitable if EXAS maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bullish side of $141.93 on 16-Apr-2021. If possible, the trade has been padded such that slight movement against the trade would still return a profit.

Upside potential: Using this bearish strategy, the trade would be profitable if EXACT SCIENCES closes at or below $142.00 on 16-Apr-2021. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 50.06% 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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