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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bull Put Spread trade opportunity for LABORATORY CORPORATION (LH) for the 18-Jun-2021 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.
LH was recently trading at $266.14 and has an implied volatility of 24.00% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for LH expiring on 18-Jun-2021, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $266.18-$290.73 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 50.93%.
52 week high: LABORATORY CORPORATION recently reached a new 52-week high at $269.43. LH had traded in the range $153.72-$266.42 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 LH maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $266.14 on 18-Jun-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 LABORATORY CORPORATION closes at or above $263.00 on 18-Jun-2021. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 55.43% 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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