Quantchabot has detected a promising Bull Call Spread trade opportunity for CANADIAN NATURAL (CNQ) for the 20-Oct-2023 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.
CNQ was recently trading at $62.54 and has an implied volatility of 26.37% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for CNQ expiring on 20-Oct-2023, there is a 34.17% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $62.38-$69.02 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 10.70%.
52 week high: CANADIAN NATURAL recently reached a new 52-week high at $62.59. CNQ had traded in the range $44.45-$62.57 over the past year.
Trade approach: Reaching a new 52-week high is a bullish indicator, so this trade is designed to be profitable if CNQ maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $62.54 on 20-Oct-2023. If possible, the trade has been padded such that slight movement against the trade would still return a profit.
Upside potential: Using this bullish strategy, the trade would be profitable if CANADIAN NATURAL closes at or above $61.55 on 20-Oct-2023. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 55.27% 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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