Synthetic Long Discount Alert: ARBOR REALTY TRUST $ABR trading at a 11.41% discount for the 16-Jan-2026 expiration

Quantchabot has detected a promising Synthetic Long Stock trade opportunity for ARBOR REALTY TRUST (ABR) for the 16-Jan-2026 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

ABR was recently trading at $13.94 and has an implied volatility of 37.94% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for ABR expiring on 16-Jan-2026, there is a 68.27% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $8.95-$27.91 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 111.80%.

Upside potential: This synthetic long position offers the same potential benefits and liabilities as a long stock position, but at a discount due to the significant premium at-the-money puts are trading at over calls. In this case, the put position is opened at a strike of $15.00, which is already $1.06 in-the-money. However, its sale more than offsets this moneyness and the cost of the long call that the trade results in a net credit of of $2.65 per share. The final position can be considered as having a discount of $1.59 per share over the underlying price of $13.94 for a 11.41% total.

Downside risk: This discount is generally a sign of the stock facing considerable short pressure, and may indicate that the stock has become hard to borrow. However, if you have a long view of the underlying over this period, it could be a good opportunity to benefit from the upside at a major discount.

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