Blue Horseshoe Stocks: PEP Surges & More

PepsiCo, Inc. PEP

Pepsi had a solid across the board beat following its premarket earnings release yesterday, and we seized opportunity to include the  PEP Weekly $124-125 Calls in our morning report.

A five-dollar intraday run by the stock allowed for some very nice opportunities to profit in our pair of targets. The $124 Calls ran from .72-3.40 for a big 372% rip, while the $125’s traded from .32 to 2.45; a gain of 666%


Verb Technology, Inc. VERB

This stock is a newcomer to the NASDAQ, having only recently uplisted from the OTCQB, which has been the subject of a selloff over the past six weeks. That was kicked into another gear earlier this month when the company announced that its move to the NASDAQ would be accompanied by a $20M offering at roughly half the market price at the time.

Now that it has fallen well below the offering price, and indicators are suggesting a rebound may be in order, we are going to flag this play for observation in the days and weeks ahead.


FRESH OPTIONS IDEAS
United Rentals Inc. URI Weekly $134-136 Calls
Union Pacific Corp. UNP $167.50-175 Calls


Extended Watchlist:
MARA, AMRS, BGNE, GOGO, TNXP, NSPR

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: Playing the SPY

Friday Options Review

Coty, Inc. COTY- Among our fresh options ideas in Friday morning’s report was a range of contracts in the COTY chain, and from that, came the opportunity for ourselves and our readers to log some very impressive daily profits.

Our targets were the Coty, Inv. COTY Weekly $8-9 Calls, and all three of those contract sets produced multi-bag intraday days for us.

$8 Calls – Range: .56-1.35 – Max Gain: 141%
$8.50 Calls – Range: .22-.83 – Max Gain: 277%
$9 Calls – Range: .05-.34 – Max Gain: 580%
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SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) Weekly $270.50-269 Puts

We were also entertaining a range of Puts in the SPY chain, as it appeared the markets wanted to begin the session in bearish fashion. That certainly proved to be the case, as the first half of the session saw a significant backslide prior to a late afternoon recovery to finish the day flat.

That activity allowed for a good showing from three of the four contracts in our highlighted range, the SPY Weekly $270.50-269 Puts. While the potential windfalls weren’t as extreme as the aforementioned play, they still each recorded a multi-bag move on the day.

$270 Calls
 – Range: 1.00-2.20 – Max Gain: 120%
$269.50 Calls – Range: .71-1.70 – Max Gain: 139%
$269 Calls – Range: .49-1.35 – Max Gain: 176%

Fresh Idea:
Now that we’re seeing a bit of a bounceback which figures to lead to a higher open this morning, we’ll go ahead and shift our early focus today on the SPY 02/11 $271-272 Calls. These expire today, and therefore must be treated like a weekly option on a Friday. It’s a risky proposition. Expert level traders only!


Extended Watchlist:
CNHC, COTE, DRVD, NGL, RARX, YRIV, RGSE, NSP, MARA, BIOC

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: SGSI News Alert

Spectrum Global Solutions, Inc. SGSI – Update

In our initial report on SGSI, one of the things we commented on liking most about SGSI is the rapidity with which the company has been pulling down new clients and growing its business in 2018. This morning, we’re going to start things off by relaying a new PR to that effect on to our readers.

(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Spectrum Global Solutions, Inc. (OTC:SGSI) (the “Company”), a single-source provider of end-to-end next-generation wireless and wireline network services and staffing solutions to the service provider (carrier) and corporate enterprise markets, today announces that it has received over $500,000 in new contract awards to support carrier network upgrades across the United States. (>>View Full PR)

Did you miss our special report on SGSI last Monday? Check it out now at the following link:

>>View SGSI Report<<



Fresh Options Ideas:

Those readers who are familiar with our mode of operation know that a good post-earnings options play is something we’re always on the lookout for, and we’ve got a couple of those for you this morning. It has been a crowded 24-hours of earnings releases and the two that are sticking out to us this morning are Dick’s Sporting Goods (Bull) and Tiffany’s (Bear).

We’ll submit a set of ideas for each of these chains to track into the end of the week:

Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc. DKS Weekly $36-38 Calls
Tiffany & Co. TIF Weekly $95-92 Puts



Extended Watchlist:
ASX, NSPR, MARA, ACAD, HEAR, IPCI, SLS