Blue Horseshoe Stocks: SPY Puts Recap & More

SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) – Review

We went bearish on the SPY yesterday morning, and offered up a set of corresponding ideas in the options chain. We signaled our interest in the SPY 10/08 $288.50-$287.50 Puts which just had the one session before expiration.

It turned out to be a great rapid-strike play for anyone who cared to take advantage. Every single contract in our designated group produced legitimately impressive multi-bag intraday gain opportunities.

$288.50 Puts – Range: .71-2.90 – Max Gain: 308%
$288 Puts – Range: .47-2.50 – Max Gain: 432%
$287.50 Puts – Range: .31-2.00 – Max Gain: 545%


Kala Pharmaceuticals, Inc. KALA

Catching our eye as a potential bottom bounce play this morning is KALA, which is presently exhibiting all of the bottom play indicators we typically look for. The RSI is in indicating that the stock is oversold, but with strength rising, and the MACD is sharply converging toward an impending cross.

Meanwhile the PPS showed its first inclination yesterday of attempting to fill in the topside gap we can also plainly see on the snapshot below. We’re going yto place the stock on watch for a continued rebound, and also tag the KALA 01/18 $10 & 12.50 Calls for observation in the days and weeks ahead.





CorMedix, Inc. CRMD

We placed CRMD on watch beginning on last Monday, October 1st, and subsequent to that report, would observe a low of 1.06 in the stock. Yesterday, CRMD attained a new high of 1.65, marking a notable 56% upswing in just a weeks time.


Extended Watchlist: 
CZNI, AGRX, OGEN, MOSY, HELE, PYX, DGLY

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: PVTL Bottom Play & More

Pivotal Software Inc. PVTL

We’ve been quietly tracking this play for quite some time, and feel it’s just about ready to make a move. As you can see on the included chart, PVTL has sold off after recent earnings, and the stock has found support at a solid double-bottom in the $19-range.

You can also see that PVTL is approaching heavily oversold territory, and the MACD is converging sharply toward a bullish cross, not to mention a sizable gap to the upside. We’re going to want to have a range of options contracts on watch in the days and weeks ahead in the event that the rebound occurs which looks just about due at the present time.

Our targets will be the PVTL 10/19 $19-22 Calls.


Blackberry Ltd. BB

We also want to designate a pair of options contracts for the Blackberry chain this morning on the heels of the company’s Q2 profit beat.

We’ll be looking for a dip-and-rip scenario, which, if it occurs, should produce some significant gain opportunities in the BB Weekly $10 & $10.50 Calls.


Extended Watchlist: 
ENPH, MRTX, DGLY, GERN, IGC, IMMP

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: VSTM, KTOV Recaps & More

Verastem, Inc. VSTM

With impressive new highs being printed yesterday we thought it was a good time to swing back around and recap the recent progress of a stock we’ve been tracking since early this spring. A quick look at the VSTM tag in our archives reveals that we began tracking this play with a mention in our premarket report on March 24th at which time the stock saw a low of 1.59 and never went any lower. That was followed by another reminder just a few weeks ago when the stock was trading in the 2.10’s.

Despite the usual fluctuations, the stock has been in an ascending wedge pattern on the chart from our initial highlight, generally trading in an upward direction and yesterday, hit new highs of 3.75. From our observed low of 1.59 that works out to a total increase of 142%  For those who may have only caught the most recent mention, gains of up to 95% were still attainable as of yesterday’s new high.



Kitov Pharmaceutical Holdings, Inc. KTOV

We included KTOV in yesterday morning’s premarket report after picking it up on our routine morning scan. The stock responded with a very nice daily performance.

From a low of 1.80 it ripped 100% to 2.70 for a perfect double-bagger, and it did so on extreme high volume on the order of 155X the monthly average. With that kind of price action and liquidity, we’ll be certain to keep close tabs on KTOV as we close out this holiday-shortened week.


ProShares Short VIX Short-Term Futures ETF (SVXY) – Options Idea

After some positive jobs numbers went out this morning, we want to signal a range of options in the SVXY, which is one of the funds we use as a market analog. A bullish session for the markets as a whole could spell some nice gain opportunities in the SVXY Weekly $152-154 Calls*.

*We don’t include mentions of weekly options contracts on a Friday without explicitly warning our readers every time. Trading weekly options at the end of the week is a highly risky proposition that should never be attempted by beginning or novice traders! 


Extended Watchlist:
DGLY, GLBS, MARA, AVEO, HTGM, AFSI, CNAT