52-Week High Alert: Trading today’s movement in CATERPILLAR $CAT

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

CAT was recently trading at $211.16 and has an implied volatility of 31.90% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for CAT expiring on 16-Apr-2021, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $211.19-$238.59 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 66.50%.

52 week high: CATERPILLAR recently reached a new 52-week high at $211.34. CAT had traded in the range $87.50-$205.18 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 CAT maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $211.16 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 CATERPILLAR closes at or above $210.95 on 16-Apr-2021. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 50.38% 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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