Blue Horseshoe Stocks: SBUX Options & More

OPTIONS RECAP

Yesterday was a day for options, with a whole calendar full of earnings reports, and we formulated a couple of fresh ideas in LUV and MKC, going bullish and bearish, respectively. Both sets of contracts produced really good opportunities for intraday gains.

Southwest Airlines Co.

LUV Weekly $52-54 Calls

$52 Calls
 – Range: 1.25-2.63 – Max Gain: 110%
$52.50 Calls – Range: .99-1.90 – Max Gain: 92%
$53 Calls – Range: .56-1.85 – Max Gain: 230%
$53.50 Calls – Range: .40-1.25 – Max Gain: 213%
$54 Calls – Range: .20-1.00 – Max Gain: 400%

McCormick & Co. Inc.
MKC 02/15 $125 & $120 Puts
$125 Puts – Range: 3.11-5.51 – Max Gain: 77%
$120 Puts – Range: 1.51-1.91 – Max Gain: 26%
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FRESH IDEAS:
SBUX Weekly $66-67.50 Calls*
WDC Weekly $43.50-45 Calls*

*Please do not attempt to trade weekly options on a Friday unless you an advanced level trader with disposable funds.


Briggs & Stratton Corp. BGG

We want to close things out this week by commenting on Briggs & Stratton’s gap down to its lowest PPS since the the early 1990′s. While it may see more short term losses first, we still want to radar this as a bottom-watch play.


Extended Watchlist:
DBVT, AYTU, MRIN, TTNP, PIR, CAPR, ACHV

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: ADIL Update

Adial Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ADIL

It has been an absolutely awful end to 2018, with a market bloodbath beginning roughly six weeks ago and amounting to perhaps the worst conditions we’ve seen in a decade. Despite that fact, with most big-board stock hovering at or near their annual lows, we have still managed to find a few plays that have bucked the trend.

One such stock is ADIL, which we signaled a couple weeks back on the morning of the 13th. That day, the stock was trading for as little as 2.55 a share. It has mainly experienced bullish activity even as everything around it has been going the opposite way. On Monday ADIL reached a new high of 5.75, marking a move of 125% in a span of two weeks.


Aemetis, Inc. AMTX

If you’re searching for a bottom play, you won’t have far to look in this market, as we just mentioned above. However, among all these bottom-feeding stocks we’ve got AMTX, which has a compelling reason to perhaps begin to recover some ground.

This morning, the company announced a huge round of non-toxic funding which is going to allow it to begin implementing a key element of its strategy in the New Year. We’re going to place AMTX on watch into 2019, especially with the company having a conference call scheduled for the second week in January. Things could get interesting between now and then thanks to this morning’s news.

CUPERTINO, CA, Dec. 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) Aemetis, Inc. (AMTX) announced today that its subsidiary, Aemetis Biogas LLC, closed a $30 million equity investment without any dilute stock issuance by Aemetis, Inc. and funded the first $8.3 million tranche to subsidiary Aemetis Biogas to build, own and operate dairy biomethane digesters, pipelines and gas cleanup/compression facilities primarily under 20-year agreements with dairy farms in California (>>View Full PR)


Extended Watchlist:
ROKU, ESES, GNMK, CTT, MRIN, TRXC, INPX, HSGX