Blue Horseshoe Stocks: More Big Options Calls

Options Review

Once again we were able to score some good quick-strike options trading opportunities with the fresh ideas included with yesterday morning’s premarket report. It continued an extremely solid run of options ideas this week.

In three separate options chains, we selected a total of 12 options contracts to monitor, and solid chances for significant intraday gains were produced by 10 of those:

The Kroger Co. KR Weekly $28-29.50 Calls
$28 Calls
– Range: .41-1.04 – Max Gain: 154%
$28.50 Calls – Range: 21-.68 – Max Gain: 224%
$29 Calls – Range: .08-.41 – Max Gain: 413%

Darden Restaurants Inc. DRI 07/20 $100-115 Calls
$100 Calls
– Range: 3.00-8.20 – Max Gain: 173%
$105 Calls – Range: .90-4.10 – Max Gain: 355%
$110 Calls – Range: .30-1.50 – Max Gain: 400%
$115 Calls – Range: .05-.45 – Max Gain: 900%

Micron Technology, Inc. MU Weekly $61-62.50 Calls
$61 Calls – Range: .22-.57 – Max Gain: 159%
$61.50 Calls – Range: .17-.37 – Max Gain: 118%
$62 Calls – Range: .10-.24 – Max Gain: 140%
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More Fresh Ideas

We had an excellent day with yesterday’s fresh trio of options ideas*, so why not formulate another three to close out what has been a fantastic trading week. 

SPDRA S&P 500 ETF (SPY) Weekly $274-275.50 Calls*

BlackBerry Ltd. BB Weekly $11-12 Calls*

CarMax, Inc. KMX Weekly $75-78 Calls*

*Never trade weekly options on a Friday unless you are an expert trader with disposable funds!


Extended Watchlist:
FCEL, FTI, INPX, TS, TNTR, BPMX, CRC, OAS

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: DAL, CPST Recaps & More

Delta Airlines, Inc. DAL

We picked up on Delta’s premarket earnings beat yesterday, and took the opportunity to formulate a set of options ideas to correspond with the activity, and it’s a good thing we did.

We highlighted and began tracking the DAL 04/13 51.50-53 Calls, and unsurprisingly, every single contract within our designated range made solid moves on the day.

$51.50 Calls – Range: .92-2.13  – Max Gain: 132%
$52 Calls – Range: .66-1.70 – Max Gain: 158%
$52.50 Calls – Range: .41-1.25 – Max Gain: 205%
$53 Calls – Range: .15-.68 – Max Gain: 353%

Not only did we already bear witness to these excellent gain opportunities, but it looks as if these figures might be extended even further today as we close out another trading week, so we’ll really want to continue to keep an eye peeled. We’ll also roll up to include the $53.50 Calls on our watchlist.

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Fresh Options Idea:
SPDR S&P 500 (SPY) $266.50-268 Calls


Capstone Turbine Corp. CPST

We were just commenting the other morning on how so many of our stock selections so far in 2018 have gone on to mount very steady bull runs, and CPST is another shining example of just that.

We initially flagged the stock for observation a month ago, on March 12th, and the stock has been in a continual uptrend since then, so we wanted to take this chance to update our readers on its progress. From our observed low of .934, CPST has rocketed up to a new high of 1.85, marking a one month move of 98%


Extended Watchlist:
CCIH, GFI, NETE, PXLW, AMPE,

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: CPST Recap & More

SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) – Recap

We were looking to take advantage of the rebounding markets yesterday morning with some SPY calls, and it turned out to be a solid idea for the day.

We told readers to look out for a classic dip-and-rip scenario, which did ultimately come to fruition. We designated the SPY Weekly $264-266 Calls as our targets and saw notable intraday moves out of each and every one.

$264 Calls – Range: 1.83-3.09  – Max Gain: 69%
$264.50 Calls – Range: 1.62-2.72 – Max Gain: 68%
$265 Calls – Range: 1.28-2.37 – Max Gain: 85%
$265.50 Calls – Range: 1.05-2.00 – Max Gain: 90%
$266 Calls – Range: .83-1.70 – Max Gain: 105%
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Fresh Options Idea:
Pricesmart, Inc. PSMT 04/20 $80 & $85 Calls


Capstone Turbine Corp. CPST

We’d like to wrap things up this week by coming back to CPST to highlight the excellent performance of the stock since our alert on the morning of March 12th.

In the three weeks since then, CPST has been on a near-continual run up the chart, even as the markets ran into some trouble earlier this week. From its low of .934 subsequent to our alert, to yesterday’s high of 1.53, the stock has produced a move of 64% Volume also picked up drastically yesterday, leaving us anxious to see where the current surge of momentum will take CPST.


Extended Watchlist:
CRSP, SPI, OPTT, RIGL

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: SPY, CHFS & More

SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY)

We want to start things off today by looking to take advantage of the big rebound in the markets yesterday. When we want to play the markets as a whole, we generally look to the SPY options chain, and that’s what we’re going to do today as well.

We are seeing a significant gap up this morning, and are going to be looking for a classic dip-and-rip scenario due to profit taking. Our targets are going to be the SPY Weekly $264-266 Calls provided that support can hold above this morning’s premarket low of 263.56 on any pullbacks in order to remain interested.



CHF Solutions Inc. CHFS

We also want to highlight CHFS this morning as a possible bottom play. The stock is gapping up in the premarket past its 50DMA, and there is a massive gap on the chart to the upside from just under $5 to just under $8.

We’re going to put CHFS, which prior to today had already been approaching heavily oversold territory, on watch over the next few sessions for the possibility of a more sustained rebound.


Cronos Group, Inc. CRON

We’re getting a strong bottom bouncer signal from CRON as well this morning, and we wanted to highlight this chart also.

CRON is currently exhibiting most of the things we look for in a bottom play, and we’re excited to see where it could go in the near term, as it looks like there could be some serious upside here.


Extended Watchlist:
FNSR, INNT, SPOT, TOPS, FNJN, GMS, NETI, AYTU

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: Options Updates & More


Dollar General Corp. DG

We highlighted a wide range of calls in the DG chain yesterday morning on the heels of the company’s earnings release, the DG Weekly $94-96.50 Calls

While every contract in the range did see intraday gains, we’ll just focus on the $94-95.50′s, as the $96 & $96.50′s didn’t get pushed deep enough in the money to make similarly large moves.

$94 Calls – Range: .50-1.93 – Max Gain: 286%
$94.50 Calls – Range: .42-1.46 – Max Gain: 248%
$95 Calls – Range: .30-1.40 – Max Gain: 367%
$95.50 Calls – Range:  .30-1.00 – Max Gain: 233%


Burlington Stores, Inc. BURL 

We also had the BURL 03/16 $120 & $125 Calls on watch beginning last Thursday, and between then and now, we ended up witnessing some nice moves from those plays.

Our observed range on the $120′s has been 4.04-9.53 (+136%), and the $125 have run from 1.35-4.73 (+250%) in just a week’s time.


SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY)

We’re going to come back to the SPY today after having seen the markets experience four consecutive days of losses this week.

We’ll be looking for a reversal of fortune for the SPY, and will be tracking the Weekly $274-275.50 Calls* today.

*Do NOT trade weekly calls on a Friday unless you are an expert level trader!


Extended Watchlist:
AUPH, KBSF, OPGN, SMRT, ZSAN,