StockTwits Trending Alert: Trading recent interest in ISHARES CORE S&P SMALL-CAP ETF $IJR

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bear Put Spread trade opportunity for ISHARES CORE S&P SMALL-CAP ETF (IJR) for the 21-May-2021 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

IJR was recently trading at $110.91 and has an implied volatility of 21.50% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for IJR expiring on 21-May-2021, there is a 34.08% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $104.73-$110.91 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 61.29%.

Trending on StockTwits: StockTwits® is a financial communications platform for the financial and investing community. On their site, ISHARES CORE S&P SMALL-CAP ETF was recently trending, indicating that breaking news and/or market activity has significantly impacted sentiment toward the stock. This movement can be interpretted as a sign of more near-term price movement for the underlying.

Trade approach: The recent sentiment change in IJR on StockTwits appears to be significantly negative, indicating that the stock is likely to follow in that direction for investors trading on sentiment. As a result, a bearish strategy could prove effective if the sentiment ultimately turns out to drive trading.

Upside potential: Using this bearish strategy, the trade would be profitable if ISHARES CORE S&P SMALL-CAP ETF closed at or below $111.95 on 21-May-2021. Based on our analysis, there is a 56.41% 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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