Quantchabot has detected a promising Bear Call Spread trade opportunity for MORGAN STANLEY (MS) for the 15-Dec-2023 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.
MS was recently trading at $75.01 and has an implied volatility of 24.87% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for MS expiring on 15-Dec-2023, there is a 34.17% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $67.79-$74.83 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 21.50%.
52 week low: MORGAN STANLEY recently reached a new 52-week low at $74.80. MS had traded in the range $76.14-$100.99 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 MS maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bullish side of $75.01 on 15-Dec-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 MORGAN STANLEY closes at or below $74.85 on 15-Dec-2023. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 50.09% 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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