Incredible Options Trading Week!

Another Big Options Trading Week

UnitedHealth Group, Inc. UNH – We were just reporting on the solid gains made by our UNH idea yesterday, the UNH Weekly $270-277.50 Calls. It was a see-saw kind of a day for the markets at large, but there was still plenty of opportunity for us to increase our observed ranges on these plays since we began tracking them Wednesday morning:

UNH Weekly $270-277.50 Calls

$270: 6.00-26.50 (+342%)
$272.50: 4.21-26.00 (+518%)
$275: 3.30-20.00 (+506%)
$277.50: 2.39-21.40 (+795%)

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Johnson & Johnson JNJ –  We’ve also been following the JNJ 09/18 $150-155 Calls since last Tuesday morning, and like the play above, are returning for the second straight day to highlight the impressive gains we’ve witnessed thus far:

  JNJ 09/18 $150-155 Calls
$150: 2.90-10.17 (+251%)
$155: 2.27-7.50 (+230%)
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The success with our options calls just kept coming this week, and that includes a pair of our ideas that were fresh for yesterday morning. We signaled interest in calls in the ABT and TSM chains, and saw some really nice moves there as well.

ABT Weekly $90-92.50 Calls
$90: 2.00-7.10 (+255%)
$92.50: .85-5.00 (+488%)
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TSM Weekly $50-52 Calls
$50: 1.86-3.16 (+70%)
$50.50:1.55-2.50 (+61%)
$51: 1.30-2.15 (+65%)
$51.50: .57-1.70 (+198%)
$52: .65-1.26 (+94%)

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More Fresh Ideas: 
STT Weekly $60-65 Calls*
KSU Weekly $136-140 Calls*

*Never trade options with a weekly expiration on Friday unless you’re an expert level trader with access to disposable funds!


Moderna Inc. MRNA

We began tracking MRNA at the end of February, initially tagging the stock on February 27th and then again on March 16th. After seeing a low of 19.31 following that report, MRNA has been making steady headway in its run up the chart which has persisted for more than a month now.

Yesterday we saw a new recorded high of 41.55, which represents an overall increase of 115% since we began following the activity in MRNA.


Extended Watchlist:
CBDL, TURV, CNBX, DECN, GLGI, PWRMF, SBES, PCTL

4-Pack of Fresh Options Ideas

Options Updates

Despite a one day disruption on Tuesday to our near-perfect trading day attendance record over the last ten years, we got right back in the saddle yesterday, and back to full strength. We highlighted some possible options opportunities in yesterday morning’s newsletter, and among those were the UNH Weekly $270-277.50 Calls & the SPY Weekly $280-276 Puts.

UNH Weekly $270-277.50 Calls
$270: 6.00-13.11 (+119%)
$272.50: 4.21-11.15 (+167%)
$275: 3.30-8.99 (+172%)
$277.50: 2.39-7.50 (+214%)
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SPY Weekly $280-276 Puts
$280: 4.76-6.51 (+37%)
$279: 4.26-5.83 (+37%)
$278: 3.82-5.30 (+39%)
$277: 3.36-4.78 (+42%)
$276: 3.01-4.29 (+43%)
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We’ve also been tracking a longer-term set of ideas in the Johnson & Johnson chain, the JNJ 09/18 $150-155 Calls. The stock has been on a steady incline since we flagged this play last Tuesday morning, leading to the following moves:

  JNJ 09/18 $150-155 Calls
$150: 2.90-9.00 (+210%)
$155: 2.27-6.70 (+195%)


Fresh Options Ideas

ABT Weekly $90-92.50 Calls
BBBY Weekly $4.50-5.50 Calls
TSM Weekly $50-52 Calls
SMPL 08/21 $20-22.50 Calls


Extended Watchlist:
SPXA, OZSC, GCAN, TLSS, GRNF, EDNT, SNGX, DYNT, XNET, VGTL

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: Options Roundup

Options Review

CSX Corp. CSX – We highlighted some fresh options ideas in yesterday morning’s premarket report and CSX turned out to be the prime target out of the bunch. We designated the CSX Weekly $77-76 Puts as our contracts of interest, and those ended up producing some respectable chances at intraday gains.

$167.50 Puts – Range: 3.53-6.75 – Max Gain: 91%
$170 Puts – Range: 3.21-6.00 – Max Gain: 87%
$175 Puts – Range: 2.54-5.85 – Max Gain: 130%

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Abbott Laboratories, Inc. ABT – 
Another of the targets we selected based on yesterday’s premarket earnings reporters was ABT. Our contract of interest was the ABT Weekly $83.50 Calls, and we’re pleased to report that those returned a multi-bag single session run.

Those calls ran from a low of 1.34 and subsequently reached 3.75, which was good for an intraday gain of 180%
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JB Hunt Transport Services Inc. JBHT – On Tuesday morning, we signaled the JBHT Weekly $95-100 Calls as a potential play, and in addition to makling a 100% move for us on that day, yesterday brought even more solid gain opportunities. The $95 Calls ran from .65-3.30 for a walloping 408% while the $100’s took of from .05-.35, marking an incredible 600% rip in a single day!
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Fresh Ideas:
eBay Inc. EBAY Weekly $40-41 Calls
Novartis NVS Weekly $92.50-95 Calls 

Overstock.com, Inc. OSTK $18.50-19 Calls 


Extended Watchlist:
RVLT, AMR, INSG, DSS, AUMN, CRMD, YOGA