Blue Horseshoe Stocks: WMT Options Recap & More

Wal-Mart Stores, inc. WMT – Options Review

We signaled a wide range of options contracts in the Wal Mart chain yesterday, the WMT Weekly $92-96 Calls, and every single one of them produced the opportunity for huge single session gains. It was a post-earnings beat idea, and those have a tendency to work well in our favor.

WMT made a considerable move which allowed for multi-bag gains regardless of which strike price was selected. Those potential profits were as follows:

$92 Calls – Range: 2.55-7.40 – Max Gain: 190%
$92.50 Calls – Range: 2.13-7.15 – Max Gain: 236%
$93 Calls – Range: 1.42-6.58 – Max Gain: 363%
$94 Calls – Range:1.03-5.53 – Max Gain: 437%
$95 Calls – Range: .60-4.50 – Max Gain: 650%
$96 Calls – Range: .23-3.50 – Max Gain: 1421%

It appears as if WMT could keep this train rolling today, so we may look to roll up to the WMT Weekly $98-100 Calls* to stay close to the money.



Fresh Options Ideas:

We also want to put a few contracts from the Foot Locker and Verizon chains on watch today. Footlocker currently has a ripe bottom-play setup happening on the chart, while Verizon is another post-earnings beat idea.

FL Weekly $38-42 Calls*

VZ 01/19 $45-48 Calls

* Never trade options with a weekly expiration on a Friday unless you’re an expert trader with disposable funds. It’s just about as risky as it gets.


Extended Watchlist:
RLOG, DCIX, SINO, TOPS, NTES, HIBB

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: Bottom-Watch Play & More

Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. SGYP – Bottom Watch

We noticed SGYP start to sell off rapidly last week, after a poor earnings report and the pricing of a public offering on the stock with shares being offered at 2.58. Combined with the start of tax-loss selling season, and SGYP has approached extreme oversold territory.

We’ve now begun to take interest in this as a bottom watch play to monitor for a rebound in coming sessions, and it could ultimately be quite a recovery. We’ve got a stock that was trading for nearly seven dollars a share at the beginning of this year, beaten all the way down to new annual lows. If SGYP were to regain even a portion of the ground it’s lost in recent months, it would be worth our time to track it.


Wal-Mart Stores, inc. WMT – Options Idea

Looking at this morning’s premarket earnings calendar, it was WMT that jumped out at us the most, with a solid beat, and heightened guidance propelling the stock to a moderate gap up at the moment.

We’re going to formulate a quick options idea to try to take advantage of the situation. Walmart has been exceptionally bullish for most of this year, and is currently soaring into blue skies, setting a new annual high with every uptick.

We’re going to put the WMT Weekly $92-96 Calls on watch for the remainder of the week.


Extended Watchlist:
SRNE, MD, ADMP, QRHC, CREG, MD, RIOT, AFMD

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: AAP Options Recap & More

Advance Auto Parts AAP – Options Recap

We signaled a few options ideas for the AAP chain after simultaneously picking up on a heck of a bottom setup on the chart as well as a strong earnings report from the company yesterday morning.

It turned out to be another great set of selections for us, as AAP ran early on in the session, making some nice gains possible for anyone who caught our ideas, the AAP Weekly $85-95 Calls, and the 01/19 $95-105 Calls.

Weekly $85-95 Calls
$85 Calls – Range: 9.90-17.00 – Max Gain: 71%
$90 Calls – Range: 5.12-12.40– Max Gain: 142%
$95 Calls – Range: 1.97-8.00 – Max Gain: 306%

01/19 $95-105 Calls
$95 Calls – Range: 5.50-9.15 – Max Gain: 66%
$100 Calls – Range: 3.50-6.60 – Max Gain: 89%
$105 Calls – Range: 2.11-3.58 – Max Gain: 70%

We will of course continue to track the activity in these plays as we head through midweek.


Roku, Inc. – Update

Having had its IPO just six weeks ago, ROKU has made some excellent progress on the chart and already provided us with multiple opportunities for solid gains. We signaled some options ideas on Friday and those turned in gains ranging from 207-491% in that single session.

We also want to talk about the move in the stock itself since that alert, at which time we witnessed it trading for as little as 30.50 per share. Yesterday’s new high of 48.80 marked a 60% increase in a span of just three sessions. That’s a fantastic move for a $30 stock to make in such a short time.

Now that it seems that ROKU is coming down off of those highs, we are going to want to stay with the trend and flip momentarily to the other side of the fence with some bearish options ideas to finish out the week, with the ROKU Weekly $36.50-34.50 Puts.


Extended Watchlist:
PLCE, GFI, CMLS, BOOT, SKLN

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: AAP, NPTN & More

Advance Auto Parts AAP – Options

We have a confluence of favorable conditions to look AAP for potential options trades as we kick off a new trading week this morning. As of the end of last week, the stock was trading very near to its annual lows , and has a significant gap on the chart to the upside. Combine that with the company’s strong earnings report including a solid beat on profits, and we’re interested to see where this one will take us.

To try and take advantage of the present scenario, we’re going to tag both a shart and a longer term set of ideas, in the event that the stock sees an extended recovery, as the the chart setup suggests it might. We’ll be looking to AAP Weekly $85-95 Calls, and the 01/19 $95-105 Calls.


NeoPhotonics Corp. NPTN

We also would like to go over the move made by NPTN after we signaled it for observation last Monday morning. Subsequent to that point we ‘ve witnessed a respectable run from a low of    5.10 to a high of 6.66, a gain of 31%

We saw the stock record higher lows every single day last week, and will look for that trend to continue. If the stock can break the double top formation that’s currently on the chart, we could be in line to see much more significant gains.


Extended Watchlist:
MOSY, ONP, REDU, ITUS, TCO, TGTX

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: Winning Options Trades & More

More Winning Options Trades

We submitted a pair of daytrading ideas for the NVDA and ROKU options chains, and it’s no surprise that both ideas turned out to be winners for us. Our lack of shock stems from the fact that we have been absolutely crushing it when it comes to options. We always have solid success in this arena, but the past few weeks have been more loaded with huge gainers for us more than even we are accustomed to, and Friday continued that trend convincingly.

We had the NVIDIA Corp. – NVDA Weekly $205-212.50 Calls as well as the Roku, Inc. – ROKU Weekly $28-30 Calls on watch for the day, and there wasn’t a single contract contained within either of those ranges that didn’t provide us with some really nice chances for big gains. Those were as follows:

NVDA Weekly $205-212.50 Calls
$205 Calls – Range: 7.50-13.59 – Max Gain: 81%
$207.50 Calls – Range: 5.55-11.06 – Max Gain: 99%
$210 Calls – Range: 3.65-8.60 – Max Gain: 136%
$212.50 Calls – Range: 1.90-7.22 – Max Gain: 280%

ROKU Weekly $28-30 Calls
$28 Calls – Range: 2.60-8.00 – Max Gain: 207%
$29 Calls – Range: 1.90-7.22 – Max Gain: 280%
$30 Calls – Range: 1.10-6.50 – Max Gain: 491%


JB&ZJMY Holding Company, Inc. JBZY

We also want to make note of JBZY, which has a pretty good chart setup at the moment. The stock was trending up off of its 50DMA throughout last week, and is sitting at .08 currently.

With a recent run to .16 showing us what this play is capable of in just a short time, we’ll go ahead and put it on watch as we start off a new trading week. As we’ve pointed out on the snapshot below, another bullish cross looks inevitable for the MACD.


Extended Watchlist:
TRXC, GV, RLOG, BIOA, NQ, PRTY, CEI