Blue Horseshoe Stocks: Recaps, Fresh Ideas & More

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. CMG 

Our extreme success on the options front continues. We cited the CMG chart setup as the reason for wanting to have our eye on the CMG Weekly $297.50-305 Calls yesterday morning, and were very pleased with the intraday performance we witnessed. It also didn’t hurt that the founder stepped down to make room for a new CEO, which went over well with the investment community.

Regardless of which strike price was chosen, there were some serious multi-bag single-session gains there for the taking:

$297.50 Calls – Range: 1.50-8.10 – Max Gain: 440%
$300 Calls – Range: 1.15-6.50 – Max Gain: 465%
$302.50 Calls – Range: .77-5.00 – Max Gain: 549%
$305 Calls – Range: .54-3.83 – Max Gain: 609%

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Fresh Idea:

The Kroger Co. KR – We want to signal some options to watch for Kroger as well after the company tidily topped 3Q forecasts with this morning’s earnings report. We’re going to be looking to the KR Weekly 25.50-27.50 Calls to try to take advantage of the conditions. We’re also anxious to listen in on the conference call slated for later this morning.



Crypto Recaps

Whatever you refer to it as, virtual currency, digital currency, or cryptocurrency, the rise of Bitcoin has fueled a hugely popular market sector, and caused many small companies to shift focus to attempt to capitalize on what has become pure hysteria.  Bitcoin breached $11,300 yesterday, and as a result, some of the BTC-related plays we’ve tagged have enjoyed really nice moves on the chart.

Integrated Ventures, Inc. INTV – Having recently lauched its bitcoin mining efforts, INTV is a stock that we slated for observation in our watchlist yesterday morning. The stock responded with a solid run from .551 to .97, marking an intraday pop of 76% on more than ten times its monthly average volume.

Peer to Peer Network PTOP - This one appeared in our watchlist earlier this month on the 7th. We came early to the party on this one, but with Bitcoin setting its new all-time high once again yesterday, it woke up in a big way. That included a serious intraday move of 1780% as PTOP traded from a low of .0005-.0094. It represented the stock’s highest price in three years, and a new all time record high volume, with over 400 million shares changing hands on the day.


Extended Watchlist:
RAD, MYSZ, RYB, MIK, ADMP, BOSC, IBIO, SNAP

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: Fresh Options Plays & More

Options Roundup

Yesterday, we took the opportunity to update readers on the performances of some successful stock calls we made recently. Today we want to turn back to the options trading front with a couple updates on longer-term calls we’ve made, as well as a fresh idea. 

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. CMG - Beginning with the new idea, we we’re noticing a good chart setup on Chipotle, with a number of factors pointing to potential bullish activity forthcoming.  We’d like to signal a range of contracts to watch accordingly. We’ll have our eye on the CMG Weekly $297.50-305 Calls.
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Verizon Communications, Inc. VZ -  We highlighted a range of calls in the Verizon chain a couple of Fridays ago, and the stock has been on an impressive uptrend ever since. We want to provide updated figures, on the total possible gains we’ve witnessed since putting the VZ 01/19 $45-48 Calls on watch.

$45 Calls – Range: 1.08 -3.95 – Max Gain: 266%
$46 Calls – Range: .59-3.06 – Max Gain: 419%
$47 Calls – Range: .39-2.25 – Max Gain: 477%
$48 Calls – Range: .23-1.55 – Max Gain: 574%

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AT&T, Inc. ATT
-  We also recently signaled a range of  ATT calls (Nov 9th) on a longer term basis, the ATT 01/19 $34-36 Calls, and those ranges have increased as well, with a bullish performance from T continuing over the past few weeks.

$34 Calls
– Range: .91-1.81 – Max Gain: 99%
$35 Calls – Range: .53-1.12 – Max Gain: 111%
$36 Calls – Range: 37-.66 – Max Gain: 78%


Extended Watchlist:

SINO, DPW, RAD, DMPI, GROW, PZRX,

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: ACBFF Recap & More

Marathon Patent Group, Inc. MARA

Yesterday morning, we were just recapping the recent excellent performance of MARA since our alert on November 2nd, at which time e would observe a low of 1.19 in the stock.

MARA had run all the way up to more than $6 as of Friday, and we mentioned that the stock was gapping up even further in yesterday’s premarket. We came back for this one at an excellent time, and the stock posted yet another bullish session. It picked up right where it left off on Friday once the session commenced, with MARA running to 10.03.

That high also represented an increase of 743% from our original low from early this month. From the current point, the stock has begun to look extremely overbought, so we may need to look out for a dip-and-rip scenario to remain interested in this play moving forward. But the huge move is already on the books and we’ve been very pleased with its performance.


Aurora Cannabis, Inc. ACBFF

We also want to go over the solid run from ACBFF since we last mentioned it on November 7th. We included it as part of a cannabis commentary, wherein we urged readers to consider the current and expected strength in the Canadian marijuana markets. Aurora has long been one of our favorite Canadian pot plays, and for good reason.

On the day of our last alert on ACBFF, it traded for as little as 2.777/share, and as of yesterday’s new high of 6.65, we’ve now seen a run totaling 139% from this play. A very respectable run for the month of November. This is certain to be one of many cannabis stocks from North of the Border that we’re going to continually track with Canada’s nationwide marijuana legalization headed this way in just 8 month’s time.


Extended Watchlist:
ROKU, THO, IQV, INTV, SORL, NEPT

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: DE Review & More

Deere & Co. DE – Options Review

We were following a group of ideas in the DE options chain last week, and saw some really nice activity both before and after the Thanksgiving holiday. Despite only a half-day of trading on Friday,  our targets, the Deere & Co. DE Weekly $143-146 Calls,  enjoyed new highs on the day.

We mentioned to our readers that despite seeing multi-bag gains prior to the holiday, it appeared as if they were in line for further moves to the upside, and we were absolutely correct. The following figures represent our observed lows from Wednesday morning, and the subsequent ranges to Friday’s impressive new highs:

DE Weekly $143-146 Calls
$143 Calls –
Range:  .82-4.80 – Max Gain: 485%
$144 Calls – Range:  .50-3.82 – Max Gain: 664%
$145 Calls – Range:  .30-2.80 – Max Gain: 833%
$146 Calls – Range: .19-1.86 – Max Gain: 879%

To throw into contrast the kind of success we’ve had over the past few weeks with our options trading ideas, keep in mind that these gains are mild compared to some of the ones we’ve seen!


Marathon Patent Group, Inc. MARA

We slated MARA for observation a few weeks ago back on November 2nd, and at the time, we’d witness a low of 1.19 in the stock. Despite shortened holiday weeks being traditionally subdued, that did not apply to MARA last week as it streaked to some very pleasing new highs. On Friday’s short day, the stock ran all the way up to 6.04, marking an increase of 408% for the month of November.

This morning, it gapped up like crazy, seeing a high of 16.99 in premarket trading, which extended that range to a walloping 1328% The stock did come back down to Earth, but is still trading higher than Friday’s highs, so we’re very curious to see how the start to this fresh and full trading week is going to play out for MARA.


VelocityShares 3x Long Nat Gas ETN (UGAZ)

We also want to begin tracking the activity in UGAZ, a Natural Gas ETN. Not only is this Note approaching heavily oversold territory after having just set a new annual low on Friday, but we’re heading into the thick of the cold weather season, when such heating fuels go into much higher demand.

We’re already seeing a gap up this morning, and will put  UGAZ on an extended term bottom watch. A hypothetical return to its prices from early this summer would approach a double-bagger on the chart from here.


Extended Watchlist:
OHRP, ROKU, RESN, CPRX, NOG, WPCS, MDGS

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: DE Options Recap & More

Urban Outfitters, Inc. URBN – Options Rehash

We have been hitting one home run after another with our options ideas recently, and kept the trend going on Wednesday before the holiday break. We offered up the Deere & Co. DE Weekly $143-146 Calls as a fresh idea for the day in our premarket report, and it turned out to be another good one.

All but one of the contracts contained within our highlighted range recorded single-session gains exceeding two hundred percent!

DE Weekly $143-146 Calls
$143 Calls –
Range:  .82-2.50 – Max Gain: 205%
$144 Calls – Range:  .50-1.53 – Max Gain: 206%
$145 Calls – Range:  .30-1.00 – Max Gain: 233%
$146 Calls – Range: .19-.53 – Max Gain: 220%

From the looks of things this morning , we could actually end up seeing these ranges extended even further. Just be aware that the normal extreme risk associated with trading weekly options on a Friday is heightened even more in a half-day scenario like today.


General Electric Co. GE – More Options Ideas

We’ve been watching GE try to find a bottom for more than a month now, and finally, we’ve got a coupls solid signals that this could be the moment we were waiting for. Not only did the stock make a moderate rebound off of its newly-registered 52-week lows, but we’ve also noticed an enormous tranche of insider buying.

An order for 3M shares was executed earlier this week in the amount of roughly $53M. You don’t generally tend to see that kind of money sunk into a stock by someone in-the-know, unless they’re fairly certain that the current support will hold.

As a result, we are going to signal a range of options ideas here as well for a longer-term recovery play, with the targets being the GE 01/19 $18-19 Calls.


Extended Watchlist:
MARK, CLSN, UEPS, DMPI, SSC, SCZ, SD, PLX