Big Loser Alert: Trading today’s -8.8% move in MATADOR RESOURCES $MTDR

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

MTDR was recently trading at $23.43 and has an implied volatility of 78.73% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for MTDR expiring on 16-Apr-2021, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $20.41-$23.43 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 51.44%.

Big -8.76% Change: After closing the last trading session at $25.68, MATADOR RESOURCES opened today at $25.43 and has reached a low of $23.35.

Trade approach: A movement as big as -8.76% is a significantly bearish indicator, so this trade is designed to be profitable if MTDR maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bullish side of $23.43 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 MATADOR RESOURCES closes at or below $23.45 on 16-Apr-2021. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 50.24% 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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