52-Week High Alert: Trading today’s movement in BAIDU $BIDU

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

BIDU was recently trading at $348.64 and has an implied volatility of 76.20% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for BIDU expiring on 16-Apr-2021, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $348.70-$466.62 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 97.42%.

52 week high: BAIDU recently reached a new 52-week high at $348.99. BIDU had traded in the range $82.00-$326.50 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 BIDU maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $348.64 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 bullish strategy, the trade would be profitable if BAIDU closes at or above $348.30 on 16-Apr-2021. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 50.16% 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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