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NKTR was recently trading at $23.72 and has an implied volatility of 59.42% for this period. Based on an analysis of the options available for NKTR expiring on 21-Apr-2017, there is a 34.14% likelihood that the underlying will close within the analyzed range of $23.78-$27.55 at expiration. In this scenario, the average linear return for the trade would be 60.89%.
52 week high: NEKTAR THERAPEUTICS recently reached a new 52-week high at $24.04. NKTR had traded in the range $11.41-$23.37 over the past year.
Trade approach: Reaching a new 52-week high is a bullish indicator, so this trade is designed to be profitable if NKTR maintains its current direction and does not revert back to pricing on the bearish side of $23.72 on 21-Apr-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 NEKTAR THERAPEUTICS closes at or above $23.70 on 21-Apr-2017. Based on our risk-neutral analysis, there is a 50.86% 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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This is an automated post generated based on a market analysis of delayed data at 3/28/2017 2:21:26 PM ET. The analysis does not include brokerage fees or commissions and is not investment advice.