Big Loser Alert: Trading today’s -7.2% move in SNAP INC $SNAP

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Short Risk Reversal trade opportunity for SNAP INC (SNAP) for the 16-Apr-2021 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

SNAP was recently trading at $58.87 and has an implied volatility of 65.68% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for SNAP expiring on 16-Apr-2021, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $45.91-$58.88 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 60.49%.

Big -7.16% Change: After closing the last trading session at $63.41, SNAP INC opened today at $61.05 and has reached a low of $56.83.

Trade approach: A movement as big as -7.16% is a significantly bearish indicator, so this trade is designed to be profitable if SNAP maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bullish side of $58.87 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 SNAP INC closes at or below $60.48 on 16-Apr-2021. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 54.29% 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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