StockTwits Trending Alert: Trading recent interest in CARMAX $KMX

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bear Put Spread trade opportunity for CARMAX (KMX) for the 18-Feb-2022 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

KMX was recently trading at $113.40 and has an implied volatility of 33.37% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for KMX expiring on 18-Feb-2022, there is a 34.12% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $102.32-$113.40 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 59.41%.

Trending on StockTwits: StockTwits® is a financial communications platform for the financial and investing community. On their site, CARMAX 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 KMX 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 CARMAX closed at or below $114.10 on 18-Feb-2022. Based on our analysis, there is a 52.37% 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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