Blue Horseshoe Stocks: HTGM, MYDX Reviews & A Lot More

HTG Molecular Diagnostics, Inc. HTGM

We placed HGTM on watch for the first time ever in yesterday’s premarket report, and the stock gave a heck of a solid performance, immediately serving up chances at some respectable single-session gains.

The stock traded in a range from 2.85 up to 4.90 which works out to an intraday spike of 72% It did pull back considerably into the close, but we’re definitely going to let it remain on our watchlist for the time being, as it managed to trade roughly 45X its monthly average volume.



Dolat Ventures, Inc. DOLV

Prior to yesterday’s report, the last time we had mentioned DOLV was back in 2015, so it might as well have been new.

It too made a respectable intraday run as it traded up from a low of .0056 and reached a subsequent high of .00975. That worked out to a 74% intraday pop, although it didn’t occur on much more than the 30-day average volume.


MyDx, Inc. MYDX

This is a play we’ve been tracking pretty closely since the end of 2016, with our observed low on the stock coming in at .001 (Feb.16th).

Most recently we re-tagged it in Wednesday’s premarket report, and from a low of .0077 that day, the stock went on to hit .0129 yesterday, for a two day swing of 68% The total five-week run we’ve witnessed from February’s swing low amounts to 1190%


U.S. Stem Cell, Inc. USRM

Just a quick rundown for those who might not be up to speed on USRM- we initially mentioned it on the morning of February 27th after which we’d watch it run from .014-.0545 (+289%). We then tracked its consolidation down to .0175, and highlighted it again two Wednesday’s ago on the 15th.

On Tuesday, we called USRM a “swing trader’s paradise” as we were updating our readers on its performance, which at that time had shown another 200% jump back to the .05-area. But the party didn’t end there. As of yesterday USRM attained a new high of .07, which equates to an overall run of 400% from our observed low (.014) of less than one month ago.


Snap, Inc. SNAP – Options Recap

We’ve been playing SNAP options like a fiddle recently, first with our bearish idea rocketing up over 200% last Friday, and then yesterday with our bullish idea of, the SNAP Weekly $22-23.50 Calls.

$22 Calls – Range: .55-1.20 – Max Gain: 118%
$22.50 Calls – Range: .30-.85 – Max Gain: 183%
$23 Calls – Range: .15-.50 – Max Gain: 233%
$23.50 Calls – Range: .05-.27 – Max Gain: 440%

We’re going to want to continue watching these SNAP Calls through today’s session, keeping in mind that a break 23.75 would signal the need to roll up our strike price to the $24 level.*
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FRESH OPTIONS IDEAS:
MU Weekly $29-30.50 Calls* – WDC Weekly $78.50-80 Calls*
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*Trading weekly options on a Friday is extremely high-risk, so if you’re not an advanced-level trader, don’t even think about it!


Extended Watchlist:
PLSB, VDRM, MMEX, VSTM, SFOR

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: Options Roundup & More

Options Roundup 

All of our earnings-related options ideas from yesterday’s report saw increases during the session, so we want to kick things off today by going over those performances, as well as formulating another fresh idea.

FedEx Corp. FDX- Our idea for FDX was less about the earnings figures themselves which fell short of expectations, and more about the buoyed guidance. The investment community at large felt the same way, and as a result FDX made a really nice intraday run from just above $193, to just below $196. That allowed for our ideas, the FDX Weekly $192.50-200 Calls, to put up the following gains:

$192.50 Calls – Range: 1.86-3.96 – Max Gain: 113%
$195 Calls – Range: .90-2.96 – Max Gain: 218%
$197.50 Calls – Range: .29-2.37 – Max Gain: 717%
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Petroleo Brasiliero S.A. (Petrobras) PBR - An analyst upgrade coupled with a solid earnings report led us to signal a range of PBR calls yesterday. We mentioned the fact that we’ve had a ton of success on countless occasions in the past trading options in this play, and our streak kept on going. We offered both an idea for the weeklies as well as a couple with an April expiration for a longer-term play, (Weekly $9 Calls – 04/21 $9.50-10.00 Calls) and we saw notable gains in all of them:

Weekly $9 Calls – Range: .12-.27 – Max Gain: 125%
04/21 $9.50 Calls
- Range: .26-.34- Max Gain: 33%
04/21 $10.00 Calls
- Range: .14-.19 – Max Gain: 36%
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Dollar Tree, Inc. DLTR – We also highlighted the DLTR 04/21 $78-80 Calls, and while they did see marginal increases, it was nothing to write home about just yet. That’s why we just wanted to remind our readers that these are longer-term idea which could take some time to show us the sort of upward moves we’re looking for.
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FRESH IDEA:

Snap, Inc. SNAP – Our bearish signal on SNAP Friday led to success in the SNAP Weekly $20 Puts that we were watching. They gained 246% intraday running from .30-1.04.

Today, we want to reverse our strategy and go with some calls, the SNAP Weekly $22-23.50 Calls to be exact.


Moleculin Biotech, Inc. MBRX

We had MBRX in our extended watchlist yesterday, and were pleased with its solid performance on the day. The stock ran from 1.15 to a high of 1.51, which works out to a respectable intraday increase of 31% The move came on immense volume of more than 40X the 30-day average, so we’ll definitely be interested in continuing to track MBRX as we head into the end of the week.


Extended Watchlist:
DOLV, MCOA, CGIX, PENN, FEYE, HTGM, ZSAN

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: AUPH Update, Options & More

Aurinia Pharmaceuticals, Inc. AUPH

We’ve been tracking AUPH in the roughly seven weeks since our mention of it on January 27th, and for a stock that started out at lows of 2.95 subsequent to that report, it sure has been quite a ride.

We followed it all the way to a high of 10.54 last week, which was an increase of 257% over our observed low. As is expected when a stock sees such a sharp rise in such a short period, AUPH did begin to consolidate, but that was only in preparation of another nice swing. From 7.51, where it ultimately found support, AUPH went on to reach 9.83 yesterday, which marks a 31% upswing on the rebound.

It’s the volatility in AUPH, which has been terrific for a stock in its price range, that makes it such an interesting stock to watch, and we’ll continue to have it on our radars moving forward.


Fresh Options Ideas  - We’ve got a trio of options ideas this morning that are earnings-related. Solid earnings generally give stocks a sizable enough boost to provide great opportunities in the options chain. It’s a phenomenon we’ve observed time and time again, so here’s what’s hitting our scanner this time:

FedEx Corp. FDX- While FDX didn’t meet the expectations of Wall Street on its earnings yesterday post-market, very optimistic guidance from the CEO in which he stated “margins, cash flows and returns are going to increase over the next several years” has the stock gapping up this morning to the tune of 5% We’re going to be standing at the ready with the FDX Weekly $192.50-200 Calls to try to take advantage of the immediate reaction.
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Petroleo Brasiliero S.A. (Petrobras) PBR - We’ve had a ton of success with trading PBR options in the past, and are going to revisitWe are going to signal a range of short and longer-term options for PBR, which had a whirlwind release yesterday post-market in which it revealed a profit for 2016 and a cut to debt levels, which also helped to earn it an analyst upgrade from Credit Suisse Group AG. We’ll be looking at the PBR Weekly $9 Calls, as well as the PBR 04/21 $9.50-10.00 Calls.
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Dollar Tree, Inc. DLTR – Dollar Tree held its earnings call last week, so the reaction isn’t as fresh, but we’re more interested in what this one is going to do over a more extended period. They reported net sales increases of 5% year-over-year, while diluted earnings-per-share spiked over 40% year-over-year. We also like the look of the chart from a technical perspective, currently at a double-bottom on the chart and looking like it’s ripe for a recovery. We’re going to zero in on the DLTR 04/21 $78-80 Calls.


Extended Watchlist:
VDRM, MYDX, IDRA, MBRX, PULM, WGO, GEVO

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: USRM, ICLD Follow-ups & More

U.S. Stem Cell, Inc. USRM
We’ve been tracking USRM very closely over the past few weeks, since initially mentioning it on the morning of February 27th and witnessing a huge subsequent increase( .014-.0545,+289%). We monitored the consolidation off of that high down to .0175, and once again signaled that it was time to give it our close attention last week on the 15th.

The rebound that has since occurred has been very nice, with USRM surging back to .053 yesterday, a jump of 203% over its .0175 swing low. So that’s twice now, in the span of less than a month that we’ve seen a 200% move out of this play. We’re obviously going to continue following it, with the type of price action and volatility we’ve seen so far, USRM is currently a swing-trader’s paradise.


InterCloud Systems, Inc. ICLD

We also had a ringer with ICLD earlier this month, when we signaled it on the 2nd before the stock took off from a low of .0157 to a high .0985, a 527% rip. After watching it consolidate off of those highs for a few days, re brought it back to readers’ attention in yesterday’s premarket report, and our attempted timing of the reversal couldn’t have worked any better.

From an early low of .0302, the stock steadily made its way up to a high .0439 shortly after 1PM, for an intraday spike of 45% and held more than half of its daily gains into the close, so this one will also remain on our watchlist in coming sessions.


Northern Dynasty Minerals, Ltd. NAK

We tagged NAK last Thursday after watching the stock search out a bottom for quite awhile. The stock did bounce, and has thus far posted a 31% increase, reaching 1.58 yesterday and closing just a tick below at 1.57, as you can see on the included snapshot.

Also on the chart, we can see that the RSI is on the verge of cracking the 50-line, and the MACD has just crossed in a bullish manner. Conditions seem to be ripe for the possibility of a continued rebound, so we’ll pay close attention to NAK in sessions to come.


Extended Watchlist:
IDOI, NSPR, FCEL, HTBX, ESPR, CLRB

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: SNAP, POTN Recaps & More

Potnetwork Holdings, Inc. POTN

Last week, we touched upon the fact that the February comments from the White House pertaining to stricter enforcement of federal recreational marijuana laws appear to have walked back by Jeff Sessions. That led us to reassert our interest in closely tracking pot stocks. as the cannabis industry’s feet have been pulled from the fire, so to speak.

On Friday, we tagged POTN for the first time after noticing some recent increases in volume and price action, and it was a solid idea for the day. POTN traded in a range from .038 to .055, for chances at intraday gains of up to 45% on volume of roughly three times the monthly average. It led to a strong close, just a tick under a nickel at .049. We’ll definitely want to continue to monitor this play as we kick off a new trading week.


Snap, Inc. SNAP – Options Recap

After noticing it in a bearish pattern, then getting word of an analyst downgrade, we went with a bearish options idea for SNAP on Friday, and it worked out quite nicely for us. We had signaled the SNAP Weekly $20 Puts for possible quick-strike trade opportunities, and it was there for the taking.

Those contracts traded up from a low of .30, and reached 1.04, an intraday move amounting to 246% Cheers to anyone who was able to use that move to their advantage!


EV Energy Partners, Inc. EVEP

Both of the above-mentioned plays appeared in our reports for the first time ever on Friday, and continuing along that track, we’re going to highlight another stock this morning that we haven’t covered before.

EVEP has the look of a bottom-bouncer as you can see from the following chart snapshot. We’re going to put this one on our watchlist as a potential extended rebounder, with the RSI about to crack above the 50-line and the MACD just having underwent a bullish cross.


Extended Watchlist:
INNL, AXTI, FCEL, KERX, XTNT, MDCO,
ICLD(Provided it holds support @ .03)