52-Week High Alert: Trading today’s movement in CIMAREX ENERGY $XEC

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

XEC was recently trading at $74.58 and has an implied volatility of 43.70% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for XEC expiring on 15-Oct-2021, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $74.59-$84.78 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 31.41%.

52 week high: CIMAREX ENERGY recently reached a new 52-week high at $77.30. XEC had traded in the range $22.39-$76.39 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 XEC maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $74.58 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 CIMAREX ENERGY closes at or above $72.60 on 15-Oct-2021. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 58.34% 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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