Blue Horseshoe Stocks: Options Ideas & More

SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY)

As you are probably aware the SPY (the markets as a whole) had been on a historic run starting in early 2016 which persisted through January of this year, when we experienced some of the biggest selloffs in market history. The SPY began to rebound earlier this month, and was making a pretty good run at a recovery until yesterday brought another significant backslide.

Despite yesterday’s hiccup, the SPY has been in a general uptrend for the last couple of weeks, and today, it looks like we could resume the path toward ascension. We’ll be ;looking for the markets to go green today, which could produce some notable opportunities in the SPY 02/28 $275-276 Calls*.

*Please note that these contracts expire today, thus the associated risk is that of trading weekly options on a Friday. It should never be attempted unless you are an expert level trader with disposable funds.


The TJX Companies, inc. TJX

TJX is exhibiting a considerable surge in premarket trading today. Despite missing EPS estimates in their Q4 earnings call, the stock is gapping up to the tune of 8% this morning.

When we see a monster gapper like this, we generally look to signal a range of options calls that will come into play in a dip-and-rip scenario, which are quite common in instances such as these. We will be tracking the TJX 03/16 $80-85 Calls.


Extended Watchlist:
ECYT, ENPH, CTRV, GLNG, NIHD, VEEV

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: Ford Options Recap & More

Ford Motor Co. F

Back on February 12th, we flagged Ford as a bottom watch play after the company got off to a bad start in 2018. It had just begun to show signs of life, so we formulated an options idea to help us take advantage of the scenario.

Our targets were the F 03/02 10.37-11.37 Calls and we’ve seen some solid opportunities from three of the four contracts in that range in the two weeks since our alert.

$10.37 Calls – Range: .31-.55 – Max Gain: 77%
$10.87 Calls – Range: .04-.12 – Max Gain: 200%
$11 Calls – Range:.02-.07 – Max Gain: 250%


Target Corp. TGT

Yesterday morning we saw an opportunity to select a range of calls in the Target options chain, and decided to focus on the TGT Weekly $75-76.50 Calls for a fresh options idea. It was an immediate success, with TGT trading up enough to produce some really nice single-session swings.

$75 Calls – Range: 1.42-2.42 – Max Gain: 70%
$75.50 Calls – Range: 1.03-1.92 – Max Gain: 86%
$76 Calls – Range: .85-1.64 – Max Gain: 93%
$76.50 Calls – Range: .80-1.31 – Max Gain: 64%


Dean Foods Co. DF

We also want to put DF on our watchscreens as a bottom-watch play. The stock got absolutely crushed as a result of missed earnings and revenue estimates in its Q4 report, along with a  downgrade by Credit Suisse.

These events have driven DF into heavily oversold territory, registering a new 52-week low. The stock also has a history of relatively volatile swings, so we’re going to watch closely for the beginnings of a bottom bounce in sessions ahead. It may have further to fall, but we’ll be looking for that rebound.


Extended Watchlist:
AIPT, AKER, DDS, MNK, TTS, JCP, TTPH,

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Blue Horseshoe Stocks: RXMD Recap

Nxt-ID, Inc. NXTD

We most recently mentioned NXTD a couple of weeks ago on February 12th, following a long period of consolidation off of the massive run we observed back in December. The stock seemed to be settling down at a bottom, and indeed, it reached its low of 2.00 the very next day.

After a bit of sideways trading NXTD has awakened in a big way on the heels of a key development coming over the newswires (see snippet below). Already in the premarket, it has risen by 100% since our alert, hitting 4.00 in early trading.

In addition to the stock itself, we’re also going to place a couple of contracts in the NXTD options chain in watch, the NXTD 03/16 $2.50 & $5 Calls.

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Progressive Care, Inc. RXMD

We initially flagged RXMD in Thursday’s premarket report after noticing the amount of momentum that had been building up in the stock recently. It managed to finish out the week sustaining that momentum and continuing to head into blue skies, setting a new 52-week high with each uptick.

From Thursday morning’s low of .0663, the stock attained a high of .0979 which workes out to a two day swing of 48% and stand as the highest PPS recorded since 2013.



Fresh Options Idea:
Target Corp. TGT Weekly $75-76.50 Calls


Extended Watchlist:
BPMX, CTRV, GTT, HRG, SPB, IDXG, FINL, ATNM(Bottom-Watch)

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: Options Review & More

Walmart, Inc. WMT

At the top of our report yesterday was an idea we formulated for the WMT options chain, the WMT 03/16 $90-93 Calls. WMT stock had been under pressure in the previous two sessions, and we got the start of the rebound we were looking for.

We’ll want to see that trend confirmed today with the registering of higher highs and higher lows, but as it stands, here are the gains that our idea yielded on the first day.

$90 Calls – Range: 2.70-3.90 – Max Gain: 44%
$91 Calls – Range: 2.30-3.20 – Max Gain: 39%
$92 Calls – Range: 1.78-2.56 – Max Gain: 44%
$92.50 Calls – Range: 1.62-2.26 – Max Gain: 40%
$93 Calls – Range:1.39-2.00 – Max Gain: 43%


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Avis Budget Group, Inc. CAR

We also said we were going to look for opportunities in the CAR 03/16 $42-44 Calls yesterday morning, and those got off to a good start as well. After gapping up considerably, the stock continued to run, facilitating the following intraday moves on our first day of observation.

$42 Calls – Range: 2.80-3.90 – Max Gain: 39%
$43 Calls – Range: 2,21-3.11 – Max Gain: 41%
$44 Calls – Range: 1.70-2.60 – Max Gain: 53%

Based on the premarket activity we’re observing this morning, we’d expect CAR to extend its gains, and see further increases in these contracts.



Progressive Care, Inc. RXMD

We also had RXMD in yesterday’s premarket report via our Extended Watchlist, and saw some good first day activity there as well. It caught our eye because of the huge run it had already previously been building up. We thought we could ride the wave, and it worked out nicely.

The stock traded up from a low of .0663, and went as high as .086, for a move of 30% on the day, and being in blue skies at the moment, there’s no telling when this ride will let up.


Extended Watchlist:
MYSZ, CHK, MOMO, COGT, OREX, TTD, LBCC, CORT

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: WMT Calls & More

Walmart, Inc. WMT

After a period of a couple of trading sessions where WMT has taken considerable abuse on the chart. After appearing to be gearing up to make an impressive run, the stock gapped down considerably on Tuesday and the backslide persisted through yesterday.

This major selloff has brought the stock down to its lowest PPS since November, and had us thinking about a range of calls to slate for observation in the days and weeks ahead. We’re going to signal the WMT 03/16 $90-93 Calls, which should be in line for some solid activity if Walmart mounts the recovery that, at this point, looks very possible.


Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. HTZ

We would like to put HTZ on watch as a possible bounce play this morning. As you can see on the included chart snapshot, the stock is giving off a strong double-bottom signal, and just fell below its 200DMA yesterday.

We’re going to monitor the activity here closely, because as you can see, there is a considerable amount of room to run to the upside, and the stock has been approaching heavily oversold territory.

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Avis Budget Group, Inc. CAR

While we’re on the subject of car rental agencies, our eye has also been caught by Avis, whose stock just came down to an area of trendline support, and also posted a Q4 earnings beat.

We’re going to look for opportunities in the CAR 03/16 $42-44 Calls in coming sessions.


Extended Watchlist:
AIMT, SGMO, ETE, PBR, RXMD, STMP, MLNX, MBRX