52-Week High Alert: Trading today’s movement in BLACKROCK $BLK

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bull Put Spread trade opportunity for BLACKROCK (BLK) for the 9-Apr-2021 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

BLK was recently trading at $786.27 and has an implied volatility of 19.61% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for BLK expiring on 9-Apr-2021, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $786.28-$798.87 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 40.13%.

52 week high: BLACKROCK recently reached a new 52-week high at $788.52. BLK had traded in the range $433.40-$788.00 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 BLK maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $786.27 on 9-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 BLACKROCK closes at or above $785.95 on 9-Apr-2021. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 51.04% 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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