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Quantchabot has detected a promising Short Risk Reversal trade opportunity for QUIDEL (QDEL) for the 16-Apr-2021 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.
QDEL was recently trading at $167.30 and has an implied volatility of 62.70% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for QDEL expiring on 16-Apr-2021, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $131.68-$167.33 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 54.00%.
Big -8.37% Change: After closing the last trading session at $182.59, QUIDEL opened today at $180.30 and has reached a low of $167.10.
Trade approach: A movement as big as -8.37% is a significantly bearish indicator, so this trade is designed to be profitable if QDEL maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bullish side of $167.30 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 QUIDEL closes at or below $169.30 on 16-Apr-2021. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 51.95% 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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