52-Week High Alert: Trading today’s movement in NUCOR $NUE

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bull Put Spread trade opportunity for NUCOR (NUE) for the 16-Jul-2021 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

NUE was recently trading at $104.58 and has an implied volatility of 43.38% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for NUE expiring on 16-Jul-2021, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $104.60-$124.76 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 86.53%.

52 week high: NUCOR recently reached a new 52-week high at $105.71. NUE had traded in the range $35.75-$103.98 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 NUE maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $104.58 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 NUCOR closes at or above $103.70 on 16-Jul-2021. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 51.95% 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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