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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bull Put Spread trade opportunity for WASTE MANAGEMENT (WM) for the 16-Apr-2021 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.
WM was recently trading at $131.32 and has an implied volatility of 17.79% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for WM expiring on 16-Apr-2021, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $131.32-$135.32 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 30.01%.
52 week high: WASTE MANAGEMENT recently reached a new 52-week high at $131.99. WM had traded in the range $90.54-$131.38 over the past year.
Trade approach: Reaching a new 52-week high is a bullish indicator, so this trade is designed to be profitable if WM maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $131.32 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 bullish strategy, the trade would be profitable if WASTE MANAGEMENT closes at or above $131.25 on 16-Apr-2021. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 50.75% 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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