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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bull Put Spread trade opportunity for YUM BRANDS (YUM) for the 23-Apr-2021 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.
YUM was recently trading at $114.15 and has an implied volatility of 19.67% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for YUM expiring on 23-Apr-2021, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $114.16-$119.15 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 36.40%.
52 week high: YUM BRANDS recently reached a new 52-week high at $114.15. YUM had traded in the range $66.47-$111.68 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 YUM maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $114.15 on 23-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 YUM BRANDS closes at or above $113.60 on 23-Apr-2021. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 54.54% 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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