StockTwits Trending Alert: Trading recent interest in ICAHN ENTERPRISES $IEP

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

IEP was recently trading at $55.05 and has an implied volatility of 22.43% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for IEP expiring on 16-Apr-2021, there is a 34.10% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $52.86-$55.05 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 14.92%.

Trending on StockTwits: StockTwits® is a financial communications platform for the financial and investing community. On their site, ICAHN ENTERPRISES was recently trending, indicating that breaking news and/or market activity has significantly impacted sentiment toward the stock. This movement can be interpretted as a sign of more near-term price movement for the underlying.

Trade approach: The recent sentiment change in IEP on StockTwits appears to be significantly negative, indicating that the stock is likely to follow in that direction for investors trading on sentiment. As a result, a bearish strategy could prove effective if the sentiment ultimately turns out to drive trading.

Upside potential: Using this bearish strategy, the trade would be profitable if ICAHN ENTERPRISES closed at or below $55.65 on 16-Apr-2021. Based on our analysis, there is a 60.48% 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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