52-Week Low Alert: Trading today’s movement in ILLUMINA $ILMN

Quantchabot has detected a promising Bear Call Spread trade opportunity for ILLUMINA (ILMN) for the 29-Jul-2022 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

ILMN was recently trading at $182.73 and has an implied volatility of 55.69% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for ILMN expiring on 29-Jul-2022, there is a 34.19% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $152.98-$182.93 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 24.92%.

52 week low: ILLUMINA recently reached a new 52-week low at $180.00. ILMN had traded in the range $182.46-$526.00 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 ILMN maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bullish side of $182.73 on 29-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 bearish strategy, the trade would be profitable if ILLUMINA closes at or below $183.40 on 29-Jul-2022. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 50.57% 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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