Blue Horseshoe Stocks: Big Shipping Options

Big Shipping Options Review 

Yesterday morning, we were feeling confident in a bearish session leading into the Fed meeting. Despite a last-hour rebound following the rate lowering, most of the day provided us with plenty of backsliding action that led to some very respectable single-session gains for our picks.

We had bearish ideas set up for both of the main players in the parcel shipping game, In each instance, we observed solid moves for every single one of our targeted contracts:

FDX Weekly $157.50-155 Puts
$165 Calls – Range: 
4.30-9.20 – Max Gain: 114%
$167.50 Puts – Range: 3.00-7.00 – Max Gain: 133%

UPS Weekly $120-119 Puts
$120 Puts – Range:
 .67-1.37 – Max Gain: 104%
$119 Puts – Range: .44-.89 – Max Gain: 102%


Eros International Plc. EROS

We mentioned EROS most recently on August 21st, and shortly following that alert, the stock was trading for as little as 1.20. This morning we have observed a new high of 3.42 in the premarket in the wake of an announced partnership with Microsoft.

That’s a total increase of 185% in roughly seven weeks’ time. We’ll be interested to continue monitoring the activity from this point on.

DOUGLAS, Isle of Man–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Eros Now, a South Asian entertainment OTT (over-the-top) video platform by Eros International Plc, a Global Indian Entertainment Company, the ultimate one-stop destination for the internet generation to consume captivating content, today announced a collaboration with Microsoft to build a next generation online video platform on Microsoft Azure targeted at its consumers across the globe. (>>View PR)


Extended Watchlist:
NSPR, NTRP, PHUN, OBLN, SCYX, CGIX, MLHR

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: Bottom Watchlist & More

AVEO Pharma Inc. AVEO
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Last Monday the 25thwas the day that we began tracking AVEO as a potential bottom bounce play, and in that short span, we have seen some nice progress to that end.

The stock began to move the morning of our initial alert, and yesterday received a big boost, finishing as the #1 gainer on the NASDAQ for the day. Thus far we have seen AVEO run from a low of .55 on March 25th, to yesterday’s new high of 1.85. That works out to a seven-session upswing of 236%


RIOT Blockchain, Inc. RIOT

We also tagged RIOT for observation back on February 20th, and subsequently witnessed a low of 2.85. The run it has gone on with the help of Bitcoin’s resurgence to the $5K neighborhood, was solid. RIOT itself saw a push to a high of 5.15 this week, marking a positive change of 81% since our last mention.


Bottom Watchlist

We also want to highlight both comScore, Inc. SCOR, and Mr. Cooper Group Inc. COOP as potential bottom plays. Both stocks are giving off extreme oversold signals, while trading near their annual lows. We’ll want to keep these on watch for possible recoveries.
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Options Idea: PLAY Weekly $53-54.50 Calls


Extended Watchlist:
ICON, ACHN, MGI, NDRA, ASX, CHFS, TTPH, JMU, SCYX,

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: Retail Focus

Retail Focus

Macy’s, Inc. M – With the holiday season fast approaching, we’ll be on the lookout for retail plays with good upside potential, and Macy’s could be a good fit in that regard.

You can take a look at the chart below and see that the stock has just begun to show signs of a rebound after getting absolutely hammered earlier this month. Indicators suggest that the stock is rather oversold.

We’re going to radar a set of longer-term contracts, the M 11/17 $23 Calls, which should see a nice move if the stock can indeed regain the ground it’s lost over the past few weeks. There’s also a gap on the chart to the $28 area, the filling of which would propel those contracts to huge gains.


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JC Penney Co. Inc. JCP – Another retailer we’ve talked about many times in the past, particularly leading up to and during the holidays, is JCP.

Similar to the above mentioned play, the stock took a punishing hit to its PPS over the past few weeks, and has shown the beginnings of a rebound. It has an even larger gap on the chart, and a chance to fill it even quicker.

The stock itself could end up being a good recovery play, but we’ll also want to put a couple sets of options contracts on watch as well, with the JCP 11/17 $4 and 4.50 Calls.


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More Retail Ideas – Also in the retail sector, and each with premarket earnings beats, are American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. AEO and Express, Inc. EXPR. We’re going to radar the AEO Weekly $12 & 12.50 Calls, and the EXPR 09/15 $6 & $7 Calls.


Zion Oil & Gas, Inc. ZN

We also wanted to quickly update readers on the performance of ZN, after it was a topic of discussion in yesterday’s premarket report. While the stock didn’t break out by any means, it did trade from a low of 2.95 to a high of 3.42 for a modest 16% intraday move.

It did, however, manage to close just two cents below its high of day, so we’ll have it on continued watch this midweek, looking for the recording of higher highs and higher lows.


Extended Watchlist:
BLKG, RMRK, IMUC, NVAX, SCYX, DXTR,