Quantchabot has detected a promising Bear Call Spread trade opportunity for BAXTER INTERNATIONAL (BAX) for the 27-Oct-2023 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.
BAX was recently trading at $32.33 and has an implied volatility of 31.39% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for BAX expiring on 27-Oct-2023, there is a 34.33% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $30.69-$32.38 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 31.19%.
52 week low: BAXTER INTERNATIONAL recently reached a new 52-week low at $31.32. BAX had traded in the range $31.47-$58.12 over the past year.
Trade approach: Reaching a new 52-week low is a bearish indicator, so this trade is designed to be profitable if BAX maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bullish side of $32.33 on 27-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 bearish strategy, the trade would be profitable if BAXTER INTERNATIONAL closes at or below $32.40 on 27-Oct-2023. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 50.50% 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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