Quantchabot has detected a promising Bull Call Spread trade opportunity for SM ENERGY (SM) for the 17-Jan-2025 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.
SM was recently trading at $40.25 and has an implied volatility of 46.24% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for SM expiring on 17-Jan-2025, there is a 39.69% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $40.25-$74.31 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 97.85%.
Trending on StockTwits: StockTwits® is a financial communications platform for the financial and investing community. On their site, SM ENERGY 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 SM on StockTwits appears to be significantly 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 SM ENERGY closed at or above $39.80 on 17-Jan-2025. Based on our analysis, there is a 56.37% 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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