Blue Horseshoe Stocks: PRGO Recap & More


Perrigo Co. plc PRGO

We placed a number of options ideas on watch yesterday, and PRGO produced the biggest gainer of the day, even as the markets as a whole continued to be in distress.

Despite posting a loss, the company’s earnings beat expectations and after a huge gap-up to start the day, the stock traded with sufficient intraday volatility to provide a nice opportunity for single-session profits in the PRGO Weekly $75 Calls.

Those contracts traded in a range from a low of .15 up to an impressive high of 2.50, marking an enormous 1566% rip on the day.



Nvidia Corp. NVDA

We’re seeing NVIDIA taking a hit in the premarket this morning, even as it just received a price target upgrade from analysts on the heel of its own earnings report.

We see the possibility of a rebound for NVDA stock leading to some nice activity for the NVDA 09/01 $155 and $157.50′s Calls , so those are the contracts we’ll place on watch today.


Extended Watchlist:
TOPS, SHIP, DCIX GLBS, ANW, ETRM, DEWM

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: Options, Bottom-Plays & More

Dollar General Corp. DG – Recap

After a beat on sales and profits for the quarter and a chart primed for a bullish move, we highlighted the DG Weekly $75-78 Calls and we’re happy to report that each and every one of the contracts contained within that range recorded huge intraday moves for us.

Regardless which set of the seven was chosen, multi-bag gains were there for the taking:

$75 Calls – Range: .92-3.10 – Max Gain: 237%
$75.50 Calls – Range: .64-.2.22 – Max Gain: 247%
$76 Calls – Range: .40-2.05 – Max Gain: 412%
$76.50 Calls – Range: .24-1.20 – Max Gain: 400%
$77 Calls – Range: .12-1.21 – Max Gain: 908%
$77.50 Calls – Range: .06-.80 – Max Gain: 1233%
$78 Calls – Range: .05-.45 – Max Gain: 800%

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Lululemon Athletica LULU – Fresh Ideas

Lululemon had an earnings beat of its own yesterday post-market, so we want to formulate some ideas for the LULU chain as well.

Not only is the stock gapping up on earnings, but like DG yesterday, the LULU chart was already looking like a bottom-play with premium potential. That’s why we want to formulate both a short and long term set of ideas for LULU options. The LULU Weekly $55-57.50 Calls*, to coincide with the immediate boost in activity off of these earnings, and the LULU 06/30 58.50-60.50 Calls in the event of a protracted recovery.

*We never highlight options with a weekly expiration on a Friday without an explicit warning. That should tell you how risky it can be. So if you’re not an expert trader, don’t even think about it!


Synergy Pharmaceuticals, Inc. SGYP

We also want to put SGYP on watch today after noticing that the stock is coming off of its 52-week lows. That’s always a chart setup that we’re going to look at, but in this case the lows followed shartly after the company producing positive Phase III data on its TRULANCE™ drug, which is already approved by the FDA.

We’ve included a chart snapshot here, and you can plainly see, the stock had been beaten back severely and is only just now beginning to mount a rebound.


Extended Watchlist:
DOLV, USRM, ICNB, ANW, CGG, ANTH