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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bull Put Spread trade opportunity for AMERICAN EXPRESS (AXP) for the 16-Jul-2021 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.
AXP was recently trading at $154.84 and has an implied volatility of 24.74% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for AXP expiring on 16-Jul-2021, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $154.88-$173.18 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 66.62%.
52 week high: AMERICAN EXPRESS recently reached a new 52-week high at $155.67. AXP had traded in the range $76.00-$155.08 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 AXP maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $154.84 on 16-Jul-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 AMERICAN EXPRESS closes at or above $153.00 on 16-Jul-2021. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 54.35% 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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