Quantchabot has detected a promising Long Risk Reversal trade opportunity for PROSHARES VIX SHORT-TERM FUTUR (VIXY) for the 19-Jan-2024 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.
VIXY was recently trading at $12.21 and has an implied volatility of 87.00% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for VIXY expiring on 19-Jan-2024, there is a 36.54% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $12.21-$32.92 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 156.55%.
Trending on StockTwits: StockTwits® is a financial communications platform for the financial and investing community. On their site, PROSHARES VIX SHORT-TERM FUTUR 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 VIXY on StockTwits appears to be moderately positive, indicating that the stock is likely to follow in that direction for investors trading on sentiment. As a result, a bullish strategy could prove effective if the sentiment ultimately turns out to drive trading.
Upside potential: Using this bullish strategy, the trade would be profitable if PROSHARES VIX SHORT-TERM FUTUR closed at or above $12.00 on 19-Jan-2024. Based on our analysis, there is a 53.13% 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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