StockTwits Trending Alert: Trading recent interest in EXXON MOBIL $XOM

Quantchabot has detected a promising Short Risk Reversal trade opportunity for EXXON MOBIL (XOM) for the 17-Jan-2025 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

XOM was recently trading at $108.20 and has an implied volatility of 32.34% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for XOM expiring on 17-Jan-2025, there is a 25.41% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $74.70-$108.20 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 119.72%.

Trending on StockTwits: StockTwits® is a financial communications platform for the financial and investing community. On their site, EXXON MOBIL 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 XOM on StockTwits appears to be moderately 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 EXXON MOBIL closed at or below $134.75 on 17-Jan-2025. Based on our analysis, there is a 59.52% 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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