Blue Horseshoe Stocks: Options Roundup & More

Best Buy Co. Inc. BBY

Our primary area of focus in terms of fresh picks in yesterday’s premarket report was in post-earnings options ideas, and essentially everything worked out in our favor, beginning with our ideas for the Best Buy chain, which were the BBY Weekly $55-58 Calls.

All seven sets of contracts in our highlighted range gave traders a chance at HUGE multi-bag gains on the day ranging from a triple all the way to a TWELVE-bagger! 

$55 Calls
– Range: 1.60-6.90 – Max Gain: 341%
$55.50 Calls – Range: 1.12-6.19 – Max Gain: 453%
$56 Calls – Range: 1.00-5.80 – Max Gain: 480%
$56.50 Calls – Range: .61-5.21 – Max Gain: 754%
$57 Calls – Range: .50-4.90 – Max Gain: 880%
$57.50 Calls – Range: .35-4.12 – Max Gain: 1077%
$58 Calls – Range: .29-3.97 – Max Gain: 1269%


Abercrombie & Fitch Co. ANF

Our ANF calls didn’t disappoint either, despite the fact that Abercrombie’s was a much more mixed earnings release.  We said we’d be looking at the ANF Weekly $13 & $13.50 Calls, and saw some solid moves out of both.

The $13 Calls ran from .63 to 1.05 for an intraday push of 67% while the $13.50′s traded in a range from .35-.50, posting an intraday pop of 43%

Based on the present look of the ANF chart, we’ll still want to track these plays heading into the long weekend, but be forewarned, dealing with weekly options contracts on a Friday is for expert traders ONLY!

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Big Lots, Inc. BIG – Fresh Idea

We’ve had so much options trading success this earnings season, there’s no reason not to add in a couple more fresh ideas before we break for the holiday weekend. 

Big Lots beat on profits and raised guidance in its premarket release today. With no weekly contracts to look at, we’ll put the BIG 06/16 $55 & 57.50 Calls on watch in the weeks ahead.

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ULTA Beauty, Inc. ULTA - This play is gapping up hard after its own earnings beat yesterday. We’ll want to keep an eye on the ULTA Weekly $302.50-310 Calls (Again, to be considered by expert traders only)



Coin Citadel CCTL

We offered up a few bitcoin related stocks to watch yesterday in light of the hysteria over bitcoin reaching all-time highs, and the one that outperformed the rest turned out to be CCTL.

Its volatile swings provided solid chances in both the morning and afternoon. First it ran from .0004 to .0007 (+75%), followed by a pullback to .0003 and subsequent 100% run-back to .0006.


Extended Watchlist:
OTTV, GLBS, SINO, DVAX, CYTR, ZSAN, SHLD

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: BBY Options, XTRN Recap & More

Las Vegas Railway Express XTRN - Update

As we were just mentioning yesterday, a member of our daily live trader’s chat* allowed participants to snag gains of up to 300% on Tuesday as XTRN ran from .0003-.0012.

We also noted the immense volume flowing through the stock, along with a bullish close and suggested that a continuation of momentum was possible. Sure enough XTRN followed up one strong session with another, trading in an intraday range from a low of .001 and reaching as high as .0027, which works out to an intraday run of 260%

That is certainly a premium single-session gain opportunity that was available to all of our subscribers, but chatroom members* could have had a shot at the full two-day swing, which comes out to an incredible 800%

XTRN received an offer to be bought out and merge with XREE, another ‘X-Train’ company that runs scenic train tours, so we’ll be interested to see how that situation plays out.

*Do you subscribe to our mailing list? If so, you’re eligible to participate and/or observe our daily trader’s chats! Simply send a contact request to username ‘stocksumo’ and we’ll take care of the rest.


Best Buy Co. Inc. BBY – Options Idea

Post-earnings options ideas for high-profile companies have produced some of the biggest gains that we come across, so we want to formulate one for BBY today. A unexpectedly strong Q1 release has catapulted the stock here in the premarket where it has touched eleven-year highs.

We are going to be very interested to track BBY Weekly $55-58 Calls for potential swing trades, especially if the stock behaves predictably and executes an early dip-and-rip.

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Bonus Idea – Abercrombie & Fitch Co. ANF

ANF posted a mixed earnings release, beating on sales but taking a heavy loss for Q1. Still, the markets as a whole seem bullish, and ANF is gapping up moderately in the premarket. We’ll be looking at the ANF Weekly $13 & $13.50 Calls.


Bitcoin Watchlist

With Bitcoin soaring to its all-time highs, it’s taking a lot of the related stocks along for the ride. In light of this, we want to hash together a bitcoin watchlist to keep an eye on amid this historic trend:

GBTC, CNXS, CCTL, HSHS, BTCS, BTSC


Extended Watchlist:
BCRX, AERI, SHLD, GES, IDXG

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: HMNY Review & More

Helios and Matheson Analytics, Inc. HMNY

We’ve been watching HMNY for awhile now, and tagged the stock in yesterday morning’s premarket report. While it didn’t exactly go to the moon, we were quite pleased with the solid performance it put forth on the day.

It coincided with the company’s announcement that it had obtained licensing rights to a facial recognition technology developed in Israel. The stock traded up from a low of 3.65 to as high as 4.90, which marks a move of 34% and it came on an incredible 285X the 30-day average volume.

That kind of surge in liquidity is sure to produce some interesting results that we will be eager to track as we head through midweek.


Pilgrim Petroleum Corp. PGPM

Despite its ‘Limited Information’ designation on OTC Markets, we began tracking PGPM last Tuesday the 16th, at which time we observed a low of .0059 in the stock.

Since then it has been stepping its way up and yesterday, briefly touched a high of .02, which marked a one-week swing of 239%  We’ll be on the lookout for PGPM to continue its overall trend,, remaining interested as long as it maintains support at or above .01 on any pullbacks.


Chatroom Call – Las Vegas Railway Express XTRN

We’ll always jump at the chance to remind readers that in addition to these premarket reports, we also conduct daily live in-session trader’s chats via Skype*.

Yesterday, thanks to chat participant Steve, the room was alerted on XTRN and subsequently had a chance at gains of up to 300% as the stock ran from .0003-.0012.

XTRN then closed at its high-of-day on monster volume, so we will want to keep an eye on it today for a potential continuation of momentum.

*Do you subscribe to our mailing list? If so, you’re eligible to participate and/or observe our daily trader’s chats! Simply send a contact request to username ‘stocksumo’ and we’ll take care of the rest.


Extended Watchlist:
INO, SDRL, RADA, TLYS, TCS

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: BBRY Recap & More

Cumulus Media, Inc. CMLS

We’re looking at CMLS as a possible momentum play. The stock has been building up quite a head of steam over the past few sessions, trading an inordinately high amount of volume yesterday.

Since hitting its lows toward the end of last month the stock has been in a general uptrend. Every time it has receded, it has rebounded back to set new highs. We’ll place CMLS on watch to see if it can maintain the powerful trend it has established.

CMLS is gapping up in the premarket this morning. On any pullbacks, we’ll want to see CMLS maintain support at a minimum of .50 in order to maintain our immediate interest.



BlackBerry Ltd. BBRY

Normally, when we alert on a big board play without including some type of options idea, as we did with BBRY back on March 31st (and April 12th), it’s because we feel the stock itself is generally undervalued. Where BlackBerry is concerned, we have thus far turned out to be right on the money. We saw a low of 7.47 on the morning of March 31st, and BBRY hasn’t looked back since.

In its largest single session move of the year, the stock hit 11.38 yesterday. That represents an increase of 52% over our observed low, as we’ve pointed out on the chart below. .

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FerroGlobe PLC (GSM) – Along the same lines, we highlighted GSM yesterday, a stock which is priced similarly to BBRY. It managed a slight increase after gapping up, and we’re going to continue watching this one as well.


Extended Watchlist:
PGPM, HMNY, ETRM, RGSE, PLX, BPMX, FRTA(Bottom watch)

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: BRAV Recap & More

Bravada International, Ltd. BRAV

We tagged BRAV in Friday morning’s premarket report after noticing increased volume and price action in the stock on our routine morning scan. It responded with one heck of a strong intraday performance, allowing traders a shot at a double bagger on the day.

BRAV traded up from its early morning low of .00128 to hit a high of .0028 shortly after 12:40pm, which was good for a 118% rip, and it came on 20X the 30-day average volume.


Deere & Co. DE – Friday Recap

We wanted to briefly mention our DE options idea for Friday’s session, the DE Weekly $118-121 Call.
 We normally include the exact gains made by our options calls, but are unable to on this play due to a technical difficulty, so we apologize for that.

That being said, DE ran from 119.00 to 122.24 on the day, and the potential for multi-bag gains in every single one of our highlighted contracts certainly were there for the taking.


FerroGlobe PLC (GSM)

A stock that’s hitting our scanner today is GSM, which recently came down to touch the lowest prices it had seen in eight months, and has been rebounding in anticipation of Q1 Earnings, which were released yesterday and are untraded-upon.

Additionally, the RSI on the GSM chart is about to break the 50-line, while the MACD has just undergone a bullish cross. A return to PPS levels of just three months ago would produce gains of 30% or more from current pricing. We’ll place GSM on watch over the next few sessions and will be interested to see how the activity plays out.


GlycoMimetics, Inc. GLYC – Recap

We were tracking GLYC late last week, and it turned out to be a rousing success. The stock saw a low of 7.21 on Thursday following our premarket alert, and on Friday it hit 14.64, for a two-session swing of 103% which is fantastic for a stock in this price range.


Extended Watchlist:
BIOC, CMCM, OCLR, GNC, MDR, SPHS,