Quantchabot has detected a promising Bear Call Spread trade opportunity for MEDTRONIC PLC (MDT) for the 20-Jan-2023 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.
MDT was recently trading at $82.29 and has an implied volatility of 26.09% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for MDT expiring on 20-Jan-2023, there is a 31.67% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $74.53-$82.29 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 82.67%.
Trending on StockTwits: StockTwits® is a financial communications platform for the financial and investing community. On their site, MEDTRONIC PLC 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 MDT 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 MEDTRONIC PLC closed at or below $82.48 on 20-Jan-2023. Based on our analysis, there is a 48.37% 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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