Quantchabot has detected a promising Covered Put trade opportunity for PACIFIC BIOSCIENCES (PACB) for the 18-Nov-2022 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.
PACB was recently trading at $5.51 and has an implied volatility of 113.58% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for PACB expiring on 18-Nov-2022, there is a 33.63% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $3.00-$5.50 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 319.49%.
Trending on StockTwits: StockTwits® is a financial communications platform for the financial and investing community. On their site, PACIFIC BIOSCIENCES 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 PACB 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 PACIFIC BIOSCIENCES closed at or below $8.20 on 18-Nov-2022. Based on our analysis, there is a 73.77% 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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