Blue Horseshoe Stocks: INTC Recap & More

Intel Corp. INTC

On Friday morning, we saw serious potential in the INTC options chain following the company’s earning beat. They posted solid figures, but some were concerned over the possible security flaws prsent in the company’s new chips. Those fears were shrugged off with ease, as the stock took off for what ultimately turned out to be an exceptionally bullish session.

The move INTC made allowed for the chance at some really nice intraday profits in each of the three contracts we designated in Friday morning’s report, the INTC Weekly $47.50-48.50 Calls.

$47.50 Calls – Range: .75-2.50 – Max Gain: 233%
$48 Calls – Range: .43-1.99 – Max Gain: 362%
$48.50 Calls – Range: .25-1.50 – Max Gain: 500%


Ballard Power Systems, Inc. BLDP – Bottom-Watch

We’re always looking for a good bottom play, and one may be getting ready to present itself in the near future on BLDP. We want to place the stock on intensive bottom-watch in coming sessions, after it appears that BLDP has been the target of manipulative short-seller tactics, including a very likely erroneous class action ‘investigation’ and suit by multiple law firms. We see this type of thing all the time, and very seldom does anything come of such a situation.

What we do have is a stock that has been severely abused, beaten back to a previous multiple bottom of strong support. In a PR published today, the company has refuted the claims of its accusers, while adding that it expects to report record financials for fiscal 2017 presently. (>>View PR)

We’ll be sure to monitor BLDP for a bottom bounce which should be forthcoming at any time, and the subsequent rebound to follow, which could bring us a shot at considerable gains from current levels.

Side Note: We also want to radar Plug Power, Inc. PLUG, as it tends to trade very similarly to BLDP. We’ve traditionally looked at these plays in tandem, so we’ll keep watch over PLUG as well as it comes down to find its own bottom.


Extended Watchlist:
AVP, CHFS, IMNR, IGC, IOVA, MNKD, NCTY

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: XXII Update & More

22nd Century Group, Inc. XXII

It was back on November 7th that we highlighted a large group of cannabis stocks, and professed our unyielding interest in the space as a whole. XXII was among those that we specifically highlighted as promising pot stocks in that report, and despite it being more than 8 weeks later, the stock has continually bulled its ways to new highs ever since.

We wanted to swing back around this morning to outline the excellent run it has been on since November. Subsequent to our report on the 7th the stock saw an absolute bottom of 2.00 even before beginning its months-long ascent. Yesterday the stock reached yet another new high of 3.85, marking an overall upswing of 93%


Yield10 Bioscience, Inc. YTEN

Following a huge single session run in early December, YTEN was unable to hold onto any of the ground it had gained, and with the ‘help’ of a massive public offering, continued to descend until recently.

This week, the stock has begun to show signs of a bottom bounce, and we’re going to want to add it to the radar on a recovery watch. As you can see form the chart snapshot included below, there is a lot of room for a potential surge, including a gap to fill to the upside.


Extended Watchlist:
NVAX, RKDA, SDRL, CRBP, SQ, CHFS, NBEV, SIEN, CNET

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Blue Horseshoe Stocks: RIOT, EGBN & More

Riot Blockchain, Inc. RIOT

We began tracking RIOT on November 2nd at a low of 6.33, mentioning it three times over the course of the next month. The stock saw a massive run ending last Monday hitting a high of 21.76, for a hefty move of 244%

It spent the rest of the week beginning to rebound off of the pullback to the $12-range which followed that huge spike, and is presently trading back in the $16-range. We’re going to want to continue to keep an eye on this blockchain related play, as almost anything even remotely tied to the white-hot sector has a chance to see further surges at any time if the price of BTC sees more new highs. As of this morning, one Bitcoin is worth just over $11,000USD.


Verizon, Inc. VZ

It has been a very solid run for VZ since we signaled a range of contracts to observe on the morning of November 17th, the VZ 01/19 $45-48 Calls.  We saw the stock trading at 44.62, and that was followed by sessions after session of new highs leading all the way through Friday, when it reached  51.55.

We wanted to provide yet another update on the total ranges of gains that were available in our options idea in the two weeks we’ve been tracking it now:

VZ 01/19 $45-48 Calls
$45 Calls – Range: 1.08 -6.40 – Max Gain: 493%
$46 Calls – Range: .59-5.48 – Max Gain: 829%
$47 Calls – Range: .39-4.56 – Max Gain: 1069%
$48 Calls – Range: .23-3.34 – Max Gain: 1352%



Eagle Bancorp, Inc. EGBN

We noticed an interesting set of events playing out with EGBN- the stock absolutely fell off a cliff last week, tumbling from nearly $70 on Wednesday, to the low $46-range on Friday. Apparently it was the result of a hyped up short seller report by Aurelius Value, an anonymous online firm that supports short-sellers. The company published a statement of its own calling the report “a deceptive and materially misleading piece“.

We tend to give credence to the actual company’s public statement rather than a group of shorts hiding behind a curtain somewhere. That’s why we’re going to place the EGBN 12/15 $50-60 Calls on watch in the days and weeks ahead, for what should be a forthcoming recovery in EGBN.


Extended Watchlist:
APRN, ASNA, CHFS, DPW, MDGS, PXS, UUUU, RSLS

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: XNET Recap & More

Options Review

Once again going back to the options ideas that we submitted in our premarket report on Friday morning we’ve got some updates on the figures for the VZ 01/19 $45-48 Calls. We gave several reasons why it appeared as if the gains we saw on Friday were just the beginning. We told our readers to loojk out for increases to the ranges we had observed to that point, and it was yet another spot-on call for us.

Each of the four sets of contracts in our highlighted range turned up with new highs, so here we’ve got the updated ranges and  potential two-day gains for anyone who was following along with our idea.

VZ 01/19 $45-48 Calls
$45 Calls – Range: 1.08 -2.01 – Max Gain: 86%
$46 Calls – Range: .59-1.35 – Max Gain: 129%
$47 Calls – Range: .39-.83 – Max Gain: 113%
$48 Calls – Range: .23-.50 – Max Gain: 117%

It’s a good thing that we did select a group of ideas that don;t expire for awhile, because it opens us up for the gains at even further success with these options. Indications suggest that the party may not be over. We may yet see further extensions of these ranges, so we’ll be sure to keep a sharp lookout.

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Fresh Ideas:
URBN Weekly $28-29.50 Calls

  PANW Weekly $150-155 Calls


Xunlei Ltd. XNET

Earlier this month, we tagged XNET for observation, and the stock has had one heck of a bullish month. We actually observed a low of  8.14 shortly following our initial alert, and this week has brought some really impressive new highs.

XNET made its way all the way to 19.57, in what has been a nearly continual uptrend all month long. It represents an increase of 140% That’s an awesome move for a $8+ stock to make over a matter of just a couple of weeks, and we’re definitely interested to see where it goes from here.


Extended Watchlist:
KBSF, CLSN, CHFS, KONE, IZEA, SNMX, MLNX, TLGT

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: AAPL Review & More

Apple, Inc. AAPL – Options Review

We’re now mentioning the calls we made for the Apple options chain on Tuesday for the third consecutive day, after each of our tracked contracts yet again set new highs during yesterday’s session.

To refresh your memory, we slated the AAPL Weekly $150-155 Calls for observation in Tuesday’s premarket report, and they provided solid gain opportunities ranging from 78-146% that day.

Here are the updated figures showing the lows from Tuesday, to the new highs attained yesterday.

$150 Calls – Range: 2.30-4.80 – Max Gain: 109%
$152.50 Calls – Range: 1.00-2.55 – Max Gain: 155%.
$155 Calls – Range: .28-.89 – Max Gain: 218%



Fresh Options Ideas


While we’re on roll with options calls, we might as well let it ride by selecting a couple of other ideas that are worth monitoring.

Tiffany & Co. TIF - Tiffany’s chart is showing a decent bottom setup, while some insider buying was reported this week near 4-month lows. We’re going to highlight the TIF 10/20 $92-93 Calls and keep them on our radars in the days and weeks ahead.

Blackberry Ltd. BBRY - For a more short-term idea, we’re going to signal the BBRY Weekly $9.50 & $10 Calls on the heels of Blackberry’s premarket earning beat. Prior to today, the stock has hovering around a solid level of support at roughly $9 for quite some time, but today’s release could definitely have a positive effect on the chart. The company posted a beat on profits and revenue, while software sales set company records.


Extended Watchlist:
ZYNE, ADHD, IZEA, CHFS, AQMS, GALE, OPGN, AEMD, VTGN