Blue Horseshoe Stocks: Options Updates

Zillow Group, Inc. Z – Update

Last Wednesday just prior to the Thanksgiving break, we submitted a range of options ideas on Zillow, which we caught at a relative bottom after noticing some hefty Form-4 submissions. Our targeted options were the Z 01/18 $30-40 Calls, and in the two-and-a-half sessions since we’ve seen excellent multi-bag gain opportunities.

Every single strike price worked out nicely, with the following moves:

$30 Calls – Range: 1.57-4.37 - Max Gain: 178%
$35 Calls – Range: .57-1.72 – Max Gain: 202%
$40 Calls – Range: .10-.50 - Max Gain: 400%


Facebook, Inc. FB – Update

Then on Friday, after the holiday we spotted a bottom play in FB, and jumped on that with another longer term set of options ideas, the FB 01/18 $135-145 Calls. We’ve had some appreciable movement in those as well, and wanted to share those figures.

$135 Calls – Range: 5.94-8.21 - Max Gain: 38%
$140 Calls – Range: 3.88-5.50 – Max Gain: 42%
$145 Calls – Range: 2.24-3.50 - Max Gain: 56%

As is the case with the aforementioned plays, it’s a good start, but with plenty of time remaining until expiration, we’ll definitely continue to track these ideas in the days and weeks ahead.



Extended Watchlist:
PCG, PXS, SLS, ANY, TEUM, EURN, AQUA, RGSE

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: FB Options

Facebook, Inc. FB – Options Idea

With the half day of trading today, and the general subdued sense of the holiday, we don’t expect this session to be full of much excitement, but we have identified an idea that we can watch into next week and possibly beyond.

Facebook has been in a downward pattern for several months, and as you can see on the chart below, produced a significant bottom bounce signal. In fact, all of our favorite indicators seem to suggest an up-cycle could be in the cards heading into the new year. For that possibility, we are going to highlight a range of options calls that we can observe and potentially take advantage of in the days and weeks ahead.

We’re going to put the FB 01/18 $135-145 Calls on watch, and if the stock can rebound back toward its previous resistance area, those should be in pretty good shape.


Extended Watchlist:
DSX, TIS, CPRX, SGSI

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: Options Review & More

Options Review

After a tumultuous month on the whole, October came to a solid end with a very strong performance from the markets, and in effect, a good showing by many of the ideas we presented in yesterday’s report.

Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. TTWO – First we’ll give an update on the calls we made on Tuesday morning for TTWO- the Weekly $122-125 Calls. They started moving immediately, as we mentioned in yesterday’s report, and after another session the gains have piled up even higher.

$122 – 4.00-8.45 (+111%)
$123 – 2.49-7.80 (+213%)
$124 – 2.50-6.80 (+172%)
$125 – 2.50-5.40 (+116%)
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 Three of the four fresh options ideas we submitted in yesterday’s report also saw sizable gains on the day.

FB Weekly $150-155 Calls
$150
– 2.46-4.37 (+77%)
$152.50 – 1.46-2.67 (+83%)
$155 – .75-1.40 (+86%)
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GM Weekly $35-37 Calls
$35 – .92-2.04 (+122%)
$35.50 - .62-1.60 (+158%)
$36 – .34-1.15 (+238%)
$36.50 – .19-.72 (+279%)
$37 – .11-.45 (+309%)
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SPY Weekly $269.50-271.50 Calls
$269.50 - 2.92-4.42 (+51%)
$270 – 2.57-4.15 (+61%)
$270.50 – 1.98-3.40 (+71%)


Extended Watchlist: 
NFX, IGCC, TREE, TOPS, DCIX, NAVB, CRON

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: Tons of Options

Options Updates

Late last week, we selected a few contracts in the Facebook and Twitter options chains for longer-term ideas. The FB 10/12 $182.50-190 Calls, and the TWTR 10/12 $35 & 37.50 Calls. While they haven’t blown their lids quite yet, we wanted to reiterate our interest in tracking these over a longer time period.

The somewhat nominal gains achieved so far are as follows:
FB 10/12 $182.50′s: .53-.80 (+51%) | $185′s: 40-.54 (+35%)
TWTR 10/12 $35′s: .33-.52 (+56%) | $37.50′s: .28-.40 (43%)

We’ll continue to track these ranges, as there is still plenty of time for them to begin realizing their full potential. What we’ve seen to this point may be just the beginning.
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FRESH IDEAS:

To add to our social media related options ideas, we also see SNAP coming off of a recent bottom, and will signal the SNAP 10/05 $9 & 9.50 Calls for observation as the stock attempts to mount a recovery of recent losses.
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With a major category-4 hurricane currently inbound for the Carolina coastline this week, we’re also going to highlight some plays in Home Depot and Lowes Home Improvement, which tend to see surges in the wake of storms big enough to require extensive cleanup and repairs. According to all predictive models, Hurricane Florence definitely fits that bill.

HD Weekly $212.50 & 215 Calls
LOW Weekly $114-115 Calls
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Bonus Idea:
BHC Weekly $21-22.50 Calls


Extended Watchlist:
IMMR, LPI, USAT, SLCA, LODE, NXTD,