52-Week High Alert: Trading today’s movement in METLIFE $MET

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bull Put Spread trade opportunity for METLIFE (MET) for the 30-Apr-2021 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

MET was recently trading at $63.20 and has an implied volatility of 22.05% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for MET expiring on 30-Apr-2021, there is a 34.15% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $63.20-$64.74 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 40.78%.

52 week high: METLIFE recently reached a new 52-week high at $63.91. MET had traded in the range $29.18-$63.60 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 MET maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $63.20 on 30-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 METLIFE closes at or above $63.04 on 30-Apr-2021. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 54.21% 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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