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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bull Put Spread trade opportunity for OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM (OXY) for the 21-Jan-2022 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.
OXY was recently trading at $34.70 and has an implied volatility of 46.27% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for OXY expiring on 21-Jan-2022, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $34.70-$37.46 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 74.76%.
Trending on StockTwits: StockTwits® is a financial communications platform for the financial and investing community. On their site, OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM was recently trending, indicating that breaking news and/or market activity has significantly impacted sentiment toward the stock. This movement can be interpretted as a sign of more near-term price movement for the underlying.
Trade approach: The recent sentiment change in OXY on StockTwits appears to be moderately positive, indicating that the stock is likely to follow in that direction for investors trading on sentiment. As a result, a bullish strategy could prove effective if the sentiment ultimately turns out to drive trading.
Upside potential: Using this bullish strategy, the trade would be profitable if OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM closed at or above $34.56 on 21-Jan-2022. Based on our analysis, there is a 52.11% 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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