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Quantchabot has detected a promising Short Risk Reversal trade opportunity for BANKUNITED (BKU) for the 18-Feb-2022 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.
BKU was recently trading at $46.37 and has an implied volatility of 41.42% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for BKU expiring on 18-Feb-2022, there is a 34.12% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $40.84-$46.37 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 15.12%.
Trending on StockTwits: StockTwits® is a financial communications platform for the financial and investing community. On their site, BANKUNITED 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 BKU on StockTwits appears to be significantly negative, indicating that the stock is likely to follow in that direction for investors trading on sentiment. As a result, a bearish strategy could prove effective if the sentiment ultimately turns out to drive trading.
Upside potential: Using this bearish strategy, the trade would be profitable if BANKUNITED closed at or below $46.65 on 18-Feb-2022. Based on our analysis, there is a 51.88% 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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