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Big Gainer Alert: Trading today’s 8.4% move in RITE AID

The automated Quantcha Trade Ideas Service has detected a promising Covered Call trade opportunity for RITE AID (RAD) for the 22-Dec-2017 expiration period. You can analyze the opportunity in depth over at the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

RAD was recently trading at $1.55 and has an implied volatility of 107.45% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for RAD expiring on 22-Dec-2017, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $1.55-$2.19 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 11.11%.

Big 8.39% Change: After closing the last trading session at $1.43, RITE AID opened today at $1.43 and has reached a high of $1.55.

Trade approach: A movement as big as 8.39% is a significantly bullish indicator, so this trade is designed to be profitable if RAD maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $1.55 on 22-Dec-2017. 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 RITE AID closes at or above $1.35 on 22-Dec-2017. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 65.70% 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.

To analyze this trade in depth, please visit the Quantcha Options Search Engine.

This is an automated post generated based on a market analysis of delayed data at 11/10/2017 12:29:49 PM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.