52-Week High Alert: Trading today’s movement in EXXON MOBIL $XOM

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Quantchabot has detected a promising Bull Call Spread trade opportunity for EXXON MOBIL (XOM) for the 15-Jul-2022 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

XOM was recently trading at $91.83 and has an implied volatility of 32.11% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for XOM expiring on 15-Jul-2022, there is a 34.16% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $91.04-$104.97 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 10.09%.

52 week high: EXXON MOBIL recently reached a new 52-week high at $92.05. XOM had traded in the range $52.10-$91.50 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 XOM maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $91.83 on 15-Jul-2022. 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 EXXON MOBIL closes at or above $89.65 on 15-Jul-2022. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 54.32% 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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