Options Movers & More


AnaptysBio Inc. ANAB – Update

We want to backtrack to the options idea we offered up to our readers on Monday morning. We focused on longer-term targets, but the results have already begun to show after what has been a solid week of gains for the stock itself. .

Our contracts of interest are the ANAB 01/17 $10-15 Calls. So far, we’ve seen significant upward movement in the $10’s and $12.50’s, and if current trends continue, we expect the $15’s to join the party soon enough.

Here are the total possible gains from our ideas so far:

$10 Calls – Range: 1.50-2.20 – Max Gain: 47%
$12.50 Calls – Range: .60-.90 – Max Gain: 50%

The stock is still incredibly oversold and undervalued, so we’d be very surprised if we didn’t see more of its massive topside gap filled in the days and weeks ahead. Stay tuned for further updates on this one.


McDonalds Corp. MCD – Update 

MdDonalds is another chain in which we recently put some longer-term contracts on watch. On Thursday of last week, we highlighted the MCD 01/17 $195-220 Calls 
and those have started to gain some ground as well, despite a choppy week for stocks in general.

Here are the moves we’ve observed in these plays over the past trading week:

$195 Calls – Range: 
3.65-4.80 – Max Gain: 32%
$200 Calls – Range: 1.97-2.71 – Max Gain: 38%
$210 Calls – Range: .47-.69 – Max Gain: 47%
$220 Calls – Range: .12-.22 – Max Gain: 83%

_____

Fresh *Bearish* Options Ideas:

SPDR S&P500 (ETF) SPY Weekly $309.50-308.50 Puts
Weibo, Inc. WB $47.50-45.50 Puts
Canopy Growth Corp. CGC $18.50-17 Puts


Extended Watchlist:
SNNA, CPA, ONCY, FCEL, CLSN, JAGX, TROV

New Options Ideas & More


Options Review

We want to circle back this morning to update readers on some options ideas we put forth in our premarket report on Tuesday morning. We were interested in tracking the REGN Weekly $317.50-325 Calls and the UBER Weekly $29.50-28 Puts and found solid success in both instances.

Here were the two-day swings made by each contract set in our highlighted ranges, and the total potential profits that were there for the taking:

REGN Weekly $317.50-325 Calls
$317.50 Calls – Range: 11.02-23.00 – Max Gain: 109%
$320 Calls – Range: 5.99-22.65 – Max Gain: 278%
$322.50 Calls – Range: 6.56-17.50 – Max Gain: 167%
$325 Calls – Range: 4.00-18.23 – Max Gain: 356%
_____

UBER Weekly $29.50-28 Puts
$29.50 Puts – Range: 1.27-3.99 – Max Gain: 214%
$29 Puts – Range: 1.01-3.52 – Max Gain: 249%
$28.50 Puts – Range: .85-3.20 – Max Gain: 276%
$28 Puts – Range: .65-2.60 – Max Gain: 300%

_____

Fresh Options Ideas: 

QCOM Weekly $88.50-90 Calls
BIDU Weekly $114-117 Calls
MCD 01/17 $195-220 Calls 


Grom Social Enterprises Inc. (OTCMKTS: GRMM)  

We also want to update readers on the performance of GRMM following the special report we released on the company yesterday morning.

The stock saw a daily low of .105 before running as high as .145. That represents an intraday increase of 38% exhibiting just the type of desirable near-term volatility potential that we described in our initial report. It adds to the excitement of where the stock could go from here. Expect updates to be forthcoming as the situation continues to develop.

>>View GRMM Special Report<<



Extended Watchlist: 

WDIS, SKDI, LVGO, RL, TMDI, GOGO, IQ

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: Big Options Success

OPTIONS RECAP

Both of the fresh options ideas we submitted in yesterday morning’s premarket report turned out to be multi-bag winners, with the MCD $170’s turning in the winning card of the day with nearly a three thousand percent pop!

McDonald’s Corp. MCD

We selected thethe MCD Weekly $165-172.50 Calls yesterday, and as we just stated, one of those contracts absolutely exploded for close to a thirty-bagger! All the other contracts in our highlighted range posted big-time gains on the day as well.

$165 Calls – Range: 4.10-12.50 – Max Gain: 205%
$167.50 Calls – Range: 1.24-10.34 – Max Gain: 734%
$170 Calls – Range: .28-8.48 – Max Gain: 2929%
$172.50 Calls – Range: .67-5.85 – Max Gain: 773%
____

SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) – The other plays we had placed on our radar yesterday morning was the SPY 10/31 $275-277 Calls as we awaited a recovery from this week’s early losses. While the markets didn’t gain any ground from the open, there was a big dip-and-rip scenario which allowed for some very solid gains in our designated plays.

$275 Calls – Range: 1.11-3.00 – Max Gain: 170%
$275.50 Calls – Range: 1.02-2.69 – Max Gain: 164%
$276 Calls – Range: .68-1.93 – Max Gain: 184%
$276.50 Calls – Range: .74-2.13 – Max Gain: 188%
$277 Calls – Range: .65-1.93 – Max Gain: 197%
____

Fresh Options Idea:
The Boeing Co. BA Weekly $357.50-367.50
Caterpillar, Inc.CAT 11/16 $120-123 Calls


Barrick Gold Corp. ABX

We want to provide a quick update on a recent tag of ours this morning. Exactly 4 weeks ago to the day, we placed ABX on watch, and the stock has enjoyed a continuous uphill climb ever since, even despite the markets at large having a rough couple of weeks.

Subsequent to our alert on the 24th of last month, we witnessed a low of 10.72, and yesterday the stock reached a PPS of 14.10, marking a solid 32% increase, which is nothing to sneeze at with a $10+ stock in just a month. We’ll continue to track its movements going forward.


Extended Watchlist: 
ZIXI, ACB, TOPS, NDRA, ACB, ESEA, FRO, AGRX, CPHI

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: MCD Options & More

McDonald’s Corp. MCD

As we were looking for stocks that appear to be in position to buck the  bearish market trend we’ve experienced this week, we’ve settled on McDonald’s.

The hamburger giant posted some beefy Q3 numbers this morning. including a solid beat on earnings and worldwide same store sales, even as US same store sales missed expectations.

We’re going to signal a range of weekly calls to try to take advantage of the situation, and those are going to be the MCD Weekly $165-172.50 Calls.



PetMed Express, Inc. PETS – Update

We also want to rehash yesterday morning’s fresh options idea, which focused upon the PETS 12/21 $30 & 35 Calls. This pair of contracts recorded a solid first day for us, despite the tumultuous market conditions.

Both plays exceeded single-session gains of at least a hundred percent, and will retain their spot on our watchlist for the remainder of the week.

The $30 Calls traded up from a low of 1.55 up to 3.70 for a gain of 139% while the $35’s ran from .51-1.21, marking a 137% move on the day.


SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY)

With such a sharp and rapid downturn in the markets, a rebound is certain to be headed our way at some point soon, so we’re going to signal a range of calls in the SPY. We’ve generally posted a very good track record in terms of utilizing the SPY’s options chain to our advantage in the past.

Our targets for the next week will be the SPY 10/31 $275-277 Calls as we await a recovery from this week’s early losses.


Extended Watchlist: 
HMNY, ESES, OHGI, GFI, SBGL, AU

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: SGSI Recap & More

McDonalds Corp. MCD

First up today is a quick recap of the performances of the three sets of contracts we tagged for observation in yesterday morning’s premarket report, the MCD Weekly $160-165 Calls.

Regardless of the strike point chosen, there were formidable moves in each of our highlighted ideas.

$380 Calls – Range: 4.25-7.90 – Max Gain: 86%
$382.50 Calls – Range: 2.50-5.60 – Max Gain: 124%
$385 Calls – Range: 1.15-3.40 – Max Gain: 196%

_____

Fresh Options Ideas:
AAPL 06/01 $167.50 & $170 Calls
WMT 06/01 $90-92 Calls


Eleven Biotherapeutics, Inc. EBIO

Our most recent mention of EBIO came just a week ago on April 23rd, and we felt it was time this morning to come back to this play and comment on the excellent performance we’ve seen from it since then.

Our observed low on the stock was 1.83 on the 23rd, and it hasn’t looked back, reaching a high of 2.86, which represents a respectable upswing of 56%


Spectrum Global Solutions, Inc. SGSI

Last but not least, we have SGSI, which we slated for observation on April 25th, and from thoe low we observed that day of .0055, we’ve seen a solid double-bagger from the stock as it has run to a high of .012, for a 118% rise.

SGSI reached that high yesterday on over 10X the average volume, in addition to there being quite a bit of From-4 activity in the company’s disclosure feed. We’ll continue to keep our eye on it.


Extended Watchlist:
HBI, HTBX, MTZ, UAVS, HLIT, GSUM