Blue Horseshoe Stocks: SPY Calls & More

SPDR S&P500 ETF (SPY)

We are wrapping up a very solid week, which even included a twenty-bagger (NFLX $300 Calls, +2069%). This morning, with the markets appearing to be geared toward  bullish finish to the week, we will entertain a range of SPY Calls, for the possibility of some good daytrades to really end things on a high note going into the upcoming long weekend.

The SPY is our go-to target when not a lot else is jumping off of the scanner, and we’ve played it successfully on more occasions to count. The most recent being a couple of sets of ideas we made just prior to the New Year, which resulted in gains ranging from 300-600%

Today, we are going to be tracking the SPY Weekly $263.50-265 Calls.*
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Bonus Ideas:
JBHT 02/15 $100 & $105 Calls
CGC Weekly $43-44.50 Calls*
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*Please do not attempt to trade weekly options on a Friday unless you an advanced level trader with disposable funds.


Extended Watchlist:
BPTH, MTNB, KNDI, HSGX, CRBP, CCCL

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: NKE Options & More

Nike, Inc. NKE 

We’re seeing a possible opportunity for NKE to close out the week today, despite the continued bearish activity for the markets at large. Like a lot of stocks, NKE is at its lowest prices in quite some time; in this case, seven months. But we are seeing the makings of a potential quick-strike play here, and we’d like to signal some options ideas to coincide with the present situation.

We;re going to focus in on the NKE Weekly $73-74 Calls after the company logged a beat on both earnings and revenues in its post-market release yesterday. Additionally the company provided stout guidance, so if anything has a chance to buck the trend and put forth a bullish session today, it would be Nike.


New Age Beverages, Inc. NBEV

Speaking of bucking the trend, NBEV, another anomalous performer that we’ve been tracking for quite some time has been flying in the face of current market sentiment for six weeks now.

When we high;lighted this stock on the morning of November 15th, it was trading for as little as 3.30, and after weeks of bullish sentiment, the stock has reached new highs at 6.90, which accounts for a move of 109%


Extended Watchlist:
CM, PLUG, ZNGA, VIVO, CGC, NTES, HEMP

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: Big Day for Options

Options Recap

Yesterday, our premarket report included two fresh sets of options trading ideas for Under Armour, and Take Two Interactive, and thanks in part to a nice rebound for the markets, we were able to see some really nice gains in our designated plays.

Both of these were companies that had just reported their quarterly earnings, which just reinforces why we continue to make these same kinds of calls over and over again. Post-earnings options trading, while just as risky as any other type of short-term trade, is also just about the most reliable way to find quick-strike opportunities to profit.

Here were the trading ranges and total possible single-session gains that could have been banked off of yesterday’s ideas:

Under Armour Inc. UAA $19-20 Calls
$19 – 2.69-4.20 (+56%)
$19.50 – 2.65-3.82 (+44%)
$20 – 1.75-3.25 (+85%)

Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. TTWO $122-125 Calls
$122 – 4.00-5.60 (+40%)
$123 – 2.49-5.70 (+129%)
$124 – 2.50-4.20 (+68%)
$125 – 2.50-4.00 (+60%)
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Fresh Options Ideas: 

FB Weekly $150-155 Calls
EBAY $28.50-30 Calls
GM Weekly $35-37 Calls

SPY Weekly $269.50-271.50 Calls


Extended Watchlist: 
PVH, TNXP, CRON, CGC, CRC, SMI, RIOT, YNDX

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: Form-4 Plays & More

SPDRA S&P 500 ETF (SPY) – Recap

Our first order of business this morning is to share the performance of the options we alerted on in Friday morning’s report. Those targets were the SPY Weekly $290-291.50 Calls, and they produced some very nice single session gain opportunities for ourselves and our readers.

We have typically been very good playing the SPY in the past, and this time was no different, The gains that were on the table were as follows:

$290 Calls – Range: .34-1.04 – Max Gain: 206%
$290.50 Calls – Range: .12-.58 – Max Gain: 383%
$291 Calls – Range: .20-.46 – Max Gain: 130%
$291.50 Calls – Range: .08-.19 – Max Gain: 138%



Francesca Holdings Corp. FRAN
& Amicus Therapeutics, Inc. FOLD

This morning we noticed that FRAN is exhibiting a number of traits that we normally keep a lookout for. The stock is coming off of a bottom with a large gap on the chart, and on Friday, the CEO filed a Form-4 for the purchase of 10,000 shares near the stock’s lows.

This is often a sign of high internal confidence in the stock’s ability to rebound, so we’re going to place FRAN on recovery watch in the days and weeks ahead.
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FOLD is another play which also currently boasts a bottom setup, with a significant amount of insider buying taking place on Thursday at its lows. We’ll definitely want to keep this one on watch as well.


Extended Watchlist:
ACBFF, TLRY, CGC, TPIV, SNES, NSPR

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: BABA Options & More

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd BABA – Options

To kick off this brand new trading week, we are interested in tracking a range of calls in the BABA chain, after shares dipped on the news that co-Founder Jack Ma will be stepping down and handing full control over to the CEO effect next year.

The reactionary selloff may provide us with some solid options trading chances, so we are going to keep an eye on the BABA 10/12 $165 & 167.50 Calls in the days and weeks ahead.


OPKO Health Inc. OPK

Shares of OPK took a bath on Friday, briefly falling below the stock’s 200DMA, and closing well in the red on the day. We’re going to signal our interest in tracking OPK as a bottom-watch play.

The stock is approaching extremely oversold territory, and in the midst of its downturn we observed some Form-4 submissions, with insiders buying up shares on Friday as the bottom fell out.

That suggests a confidence that it may not have much further to fall, so we will want to hang around as OPK searches for a bottom and solid rebound point.



Extended Watchlist:
TAHO, ECYT, TLRY, CGC, AKER, CLDR, FRED, IGC