Big Loser Alert: Trading today’s -7.2% move in APA CORP $APA

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bear Call Spread trade opportunity for APA CORP (APA) for the 30-Apr-2021 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

APA was recently trading at $17.49 and has an implied volatility of 83.33% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for APA expiring on 30-Apr-2021, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $14.02-$17.46 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 38.89%.

Big -7.21% Change: After closing the last trading session at $18.85, APA CORP opened today at $18.81 and has reached a low of $17.37.

Trade approach: A movement as big as -7.21% is a significantly bearish indicator, so this trade is designed to be profitable if APA maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bullish side of $17.49 on 30-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 APA CORP closes at or below $18.06 on 30-Apr-2021. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 56.11% 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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