Blue Horseshoe Stocks: Fresh Options Plays & More

Amazon.com Inc. AMZN – Options Recap

We’ve been tracking a wide range of AMZN calls since our premarket report on Monday morning.

We placed the AMZN 10/06 $965-980 Calls on watch as we were looking for a reversal from the stock that did occur. Yesterday we only provided the moves from the bottom and the top of the range to save time but today we’ll lay out the moves from every set of contracts we’ve been watching.

We mentioned that the gains we had seen up until yesterday morning could be added on to by what appeared to be a bullish session forthcoming, and that came to pass as well. Every set in the range has seen solid intraweek gains.

$965 Calls - Range: 19.25-27.00 – Max Gain: 40%
$967.50 Calls – Range: 25.24 30.20 – Max Gain: 20%
$970 Calls – Range: 15.30-32.05 – Max Gain: 109%
$972.50 Calls – Range: 15.30-28.94 – Max Gain: 89%
$975 Calls - Range: 13.62-26.70 – Max Gain: 96%
$977.50 Calls – Range:  13.48-26.95 – Max Gain: 100%
$980 Calls – Range: 11.39-25.28 – Max Gain: 122%


Lululemon Athletica

LULU was, for the most part, in a general downtrend during the month of August, but to kick off September it looks like a change in pattern in due.

The company posted a solid beat on its post-market quarterly earnings release yesterday, and we want to use that untraded-upon development potentially to our advantage using an options idea.

We’ve had tremendous success with the LULU chain in the past, and this time, we’re going to be tracking the LULU Weekly $60.50-62 Calls* for possible daytrades.

*We never discuss weekly options on a Friday without going out of our way to warn our readers that trading contracts with a weekly expiration on a Friday is exceedingly risky and should only ever be attempted by expert traders!!!


Extended Watchlist:
SDRL, APYO, RTNB, IOVA, NADL, ANFI, ADMP


Blue Horseshoe Stocks: ALQA Recap & More

Alliqua, Inc. ALQA

The big winner off our premarket watchlist in yesterday’s report turned out to be ALQA, which had a hard spike early in the session and continued to push more steadily upward over the course of the day leading to a strong close. The activity was fueled by the news that the FDA granted 510(k) clearance for ALQA’a SilverSeal Hydrogel wound dressing.

From its early low of .258 the stock traversed its way up to .45, which goes down as a 74% intraday gain. The move came on nearly forty times the monthly average volume on the stock, and as we just mentioned, it also closed with strength, just a penny below the high of day.

After hours trading also saw the stock achieve a high of .51, and it appears as if it could gap up slightly to start the day. We’ll be on the lookout for signs of a continued uptrend here as we head into this midweek.


Uni-Pixel, Inc. UNXL

Despite looming bankruptcy proceedings for UNXL, our bottom-feeder instincts have kicked in as the stock was punished down to a new all-time lows yesterday and is showing signs of a possible rebound this morning.

This NASDAQ could certainly be on its way to an OTC Markets listing in the future, being nowhere near the minimum bid requirements for the higher exchange. But for the time being, we’re only interested in its immediate situation. Over-abused stocks have had a historical tendency to produce some very nice moves for us as they correct course, so we’re going to place UNXL on watch in coming days.


Rimrock Gold Corp. RMRK

We also wanted to swing back around for a quick update on RMRK this morning. We placed this one on watch last Wednesday morning, catching it before it ran over 300% from .0006-.0025 that afternoon.

After a sharp pullback to .0008 over the ensuing few sessions, the stock  rebounded yesterday, returning to a high of .0019 which marks a 138% swing.

We’ll be watching for it to continue to register higher lows on any further pullbacks. Any stock with this kind of price action and volatility is one that we definitely want to keep a close eye on for more quick strike trade opportunities.


Extended Watchlist:
ABCO, IMGN, IMMU, SBGL, RTNB, ETRM, MBRX

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: ANF Review & More

Abercrombie & Fitch Co. ANF

We’ve been going heavy on the options front all week, and one of the fresh ideas we came up with for our premarket report yesterday morning, were the ANF Weekly $10 & $11 Calls.

Despite posted losses on their earnings report, they still beat the expectation, and the move the stock made facilitated some pretty nice gains in our highlighted contracts. The $10 Calls traded in a range from .60 up to 1.48 for a 146% rip, while the $11 Calls ran hard from .11 to .53, marking a stellar move of 382%

We’re seeing another premarket push this morning, so we’ll definitely want to continue to track the activity* here as we close out another trading week.

* We don’t include mentions of weekly options contracts on a Friday without explicitly warning our readers every single time. Trading weekly options at the end of the week is an exceedingly risky proposition that should never be attempted by beginning or novice traders!


MoSys, Inc. MOSY

We included a mention of MOSY in yesterday morning premarket report, and while it didn’t necessarily produce a blockbuster run, its intraday performance was respectable.

We saw the stock trade up from an early low of 1.06 and reach 1.35, which comes out to a modest 27% rise. It did so on volume to the tune of more than 14X the monthly average.


Extended Watchlist:
RTNB, KMDA, DMTX, XOMA, GPRO, CDNA, BSTG