FDX and Other Post-Earnings Options Plays

Another Options Clean Sweep! 

Despite some definite choppiness for the markets at large this week, we have continued to perform at our highest level in terms of scouting out and passing along daily options ideas. Our picks ultimately turn out to be big movers far more often than not. Yesterday was no exception to that dynamic, as we signaled fresh targets in three options chains and came away with multibag gain opportunities all over the place.

We highlighted potential earnings plays in the CSIQ, WOOF, and WSM chains, and went three-for-three, with every single designated contract set putting forth big intraday moves. Here are the ranges and total possible gains on the table for anyone who was tracking them along with us: 

CSIQ Weekly $43.50-46 Calls
 .80-2.70 (+237%)
$44: .55-1.21 (+120%)
$45: .40-.81 (+101%)
$46: .29-.53 (+83%)

WOOF Weekly $25 Calls
$25: .10-.35 (+250%)

WSM Weekly $145-155 Calls 
$145: 9.89-22.53 (+128%)
$150: 5.92-16.90 (+185%)
$155: 3.00-13.00 (+333%)

Fresh Options Ideas: 

We’ll try to keep the Winning Options Express rolling down the track this morning with a potential swing trade candidate in NNOX, along with earnings reporters FDX and MP.

NNOX 04/01 $46-47.50 Calls
FDX Weekly $275-280 Calls*
MP Weekly $40 Calls*

*Please do not attempt to trade options with a weekly expiration on Friday unless you are a seasoned trader with access to disposable funds. 

Extended Watchlist: 

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: Celebrating Four Great Years!

Options Wrap-Up

We’ve been going heavy on our options tracking this week, and have unearthed some real gems as usual. To close things out today, we’ll identify a couple of things to watch for once action commences. 

Apple, Inc. AAPL – To reiterate our AAPL idea, we were tracking the stock and observing for a bottom early this week, which it found Wednesday. It led to some impressive gains in the Weekly $115 Calls, and those are the contracts that we’ll watch for added activity. *Remember: Trading in options with a weekly expiration on a Friday carries an elevated risk/reward dynamic.

First Solar, Inc. FSLR – Earlier this week we saw intraday gains running from 188-579% from our FSLR ideas. We’ll roll our previous tracking range ($47-50.50) on Weekly FSLR Calls up to the $51-52 Level.

FitBit, Inc. FIT – We’ve witnessed gains approaching the 100%-mark from Weekly FIT Calls in prior sessions, but today we’re going to enter a longer-term idea into the log for extended observation. We’re interested in the FIT September 18th $64 Calls.

Sub-Penny Bottom-Watchlist

Stragenics, Inc. ASAB & Pervasip Corp. PVSP

As you can see from the side-by-side snapshot below, each of these .0008-stocks appear ready to rebound off of their recent relative bottoms, and we’ll want to be paying close attention when they do. Especially in the case of PVSP; a play that we tracked over a monster run from late-June, early-July.

American Green, Inc. ERBB

We’ve been familiar with this stock since back when it was still trading as Tranzbyte Corp., although 2015 has been a near-constant downslide for the stock. One look at the chart and it’s self-evident.

It did however, respond to the logging of a new 52-week low on Wednesday with a higher low for yesterday’s session, so we’ll want to see if it can continue to establish a higher base of support. A rebound could be forthcoming at any time, so we’ll re-submit this to our running watchlist.


Today we are celebrating the 4th anniversary of Blue Horseshoe Stocks. It’s been a great ride so far, and we can’t wait for all the great things the future holds! Our thanks go out to our many valued subscribers and readers from around the globe for your continued support! Without you we’d have no reason to do what we do, so, Happy Birthday to the entire Blue Horseshoe Stocks community, one and all!

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: LXRX Recap & Much More

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. LXRX

Our first order of business today is to congratulate any of our readers who were able to turn our premarket alert of LXRX into hefty intraday gains.

We were given ample opportunity to do so, as a hugely significant PR left the stock positively charged for most of the session. A momentous intraday run began from an early low of 10.83 and topped out at an HOD of 13.80. That translates to a 27% jump, which is a very impressive single-session performance for a $10 stock.

If you recall, we hit this one from multiple angles; our options trading idea of tracking Weekly $10 Calls was also good for potential profits. Those contracts traded up from a low of 1.50 all the way to 3.90, which was good for gains of up to 160%

LXRX held the majority of its daily advance, which occurred on well over 30-times the 3-month average volume. That sets the stock up with plenty of momentum, and signals us to keep an eye out in coming sessions for a continuation of such. In the event that occurs, as far as options are concerned, we’d roll our strike price up to the Weekly $12.50 Calls, which already made a heck of a move yesterday from .45-2.00.


Hutchinson Technology, Inc. HTCH

We also want to give a quick update on HTCH, which we entered into the conversation via Friday’s premarket report. We witnessed the beginning of its run that day with a low of 1.60, and subsequent 22% pop to 1.95.

Yesterday, the stock set a new high of 2.25, which marked a two-day increase of 41% In order for us to remain interested in this play. we’ll need to see it continue to record higher lows.

Super-Subpenny Bottom-Watchlist

Here are a couple of stocks trading in the triple-zero range that we thought were worthy of compiling into a potential bottom-play watchlist as we head into midweek. We’ll include charts for the pair illustrating the reasoning behind that:

  Pervasip Corp. PVSP

B2Digital, Inc. BTDG

Extended Watchlist:

S, FIT($50-51 Weekly Calls), DAL, AAPL(Radar for Eventual Bounce)