Short-Term Traders Unphased by Virus

Novint Technologies, Inc. NVNT

As we were just mentioning yesterday morning, the OTC often becomes a haven from uncertainty on the larger exchanges. As the DOW reached terminal velocity in the largest single day loss in history, NVNT, an OTC play we’ve been tracking since nearly the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, enjoyed another solid session of gains.

Subsequent to our initial alert on NVNT last month on the 5th, the stock was trading for as little as .017 a share, and as its newly attained high of .06 yesterday, has risen by a margin of 253%


Fresh Options Ideas

We’ve also got a couple of earnings-related options ideas, as the markets appear ready to regain some of the lost ground from yesterday’s session. Dick’s posted a solid bump of same store sales in their Q4 report, while StitchFix cut guidance on annual sales and profits. We’ll also throw in an idea for the SPY in anticipation of some measure of a rebound for stocks today.

DKS Weekly $36-38 Calls
SFIX Weekly $19-16 Puts
SPY Weekly $285-288 Calls



Extended Watchlist:
ATVI, AYTU, PBR, OVV

ANAB Options Heating Up

AnaptysBio Inc. ANAB – Update

Today we want to come back to update on the progress of a longer-term options idea we formulated a couple of weeks ago on the 11th. We mentioned that we were interested in tracking the ANAB 01/17 $10-15 Calls, and it has turned out to be an excellent idea.

The stock itself has continually ramped its way up , filling some of the topside gap on the chart, trading from a low of 10.08 on the morning of our initial alert, to a new high of 13.33 yesterday. That’s an increase of 32% on the stock alone, with the observed gains in our highlighted options making much more significant moves:

$10 CallsRange: 1.50-3.20 – Max Gain: 113%
$12.50 Calls – Range: .50-1.50 – Max Gain: 200%
$15 Calls – Range: .23-.55  – Max Gain: 139%

As you can see on the following chart snapshot, indicators are strongly suggesting that ANAB should continue to make progress in filling the immense gap.


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Fresh Options Ideas: 

We also have several companies reporting earnings this morning, and here are the potential opportunities that we find most attractive among them:

Dollar Tree, Inc. DLTR Weekly $99-96 Puts
Nutanix, Inc. NTNX $33.50-35 Calls 


Extended Watchlist: 
CREG, BXC, TRNX, DY, ONTX, DKS, GBT

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: Plenty of Options

Dicks Sporting Goods, Inc. DKS – Options Recap

We kept the options train rolling yesterday morning, with a fresh quick-strike idea for the DKS chain. Our targets of interest were the DKS Weekly $34.50-36 Calls and we got some very respectable moves out of each of those four sets of contracts.

The company posted solid quarterly figures, even as the sports superstores continued to curtail hunting/gun departments in more than 120 of its stores. That allowed for 3 out of the four contracts to post multi-bag gains, with the fourth not far behind.

Here are your total possible intraday profits which could have been realized during yesterday’s session: 

DKS Weekly $34.50-36 Calls
$107 Calls – Range: .65-1.15 – Max Gain: 77%
$108 Calls – Range: .43-.94 – Max Gain: 119%
$109 Calls – Range: .28-.95 – Max Gain: 239%
$110 Calls – Range: .20-.45 – Max Gain: 125%
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Fresh Ideas:
Foot Locker FL Weekly $38-36.50 Puts
The Buckle, Inc. BKE 09/20 $17.50-20 Calls
Salesforce.com, Inc. CRM Weekly $155-157.50 Calls
Overstock.com, Inc. OSTK Weekly $20-20.50 Calls

**Please DO NOT attempt to trade weekly options on a Friday unless you are an advanced-level trader with access to disposable funds!


Pier 1 Imports, Inc. PIR – Bottom Bouncer

We are catching PIR as it has just begun to come up off of its recently registered annual lows. We want to radar the stock here as it builds some momentum.

From current pricing, it would not be crazy to think that this retail stock may be capable of doubling as we approach retail season.