52-Week High Alert: Trading today’s movement in WASTE MANAGEMENT $WM

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bull Put Spread trade opportunity for WASTE MANAGEMENT (WM) for the 15-Oct-2021 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

WM was recently trading at $156.18 and has an implied volatility of 16.90% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for WM expiring on 15-Oct-2021, there is a 34.13% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $156.19-$164.25 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 28.99%.

52 week high: WASTE MANAGEMENT recently reached a new 52-week high at $156.74. WM had traded in the range $106.11-$156.60 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 WM maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $156.18 on 15-Oct-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 WASTE MANAGEMENT closes at or above $155.80 on 15-Oct-2021. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 51.99% 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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