52-Week Low Alert: Trading today’s movement in HORMEL FOODS $HRL

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bear Call Spread trade opportunity for HORMEL FOODS (HRL) for the 29-Oct-2021 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

HRL was recently trading at $41.88 and has an implied volatility of 18.99% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for HRL expiring on 29-Oct-2021, there is a 34.13% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $39.20-$41.88 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 38.23%.

52 week low: HORMEL FOODS recently reached a new 52-week low at $41.87. HRL had traded in the range $41.91-$52.51 over the past year.

Trade approach: Reaching a new 52-week low is a bearish indicator, so this trade is designed to be profitable if HRL maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bullish side of $41.88 on 29-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 bearish strategy, the trade would be profitable if HORMEL FOODS closes at or below $41.95 on 29-Oct-2021. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 51.02% 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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