Blue Horseshoe Stocks: Options Recap, New Ideas

Options Recap

We ended our week with some fresh options ideas on Friday, which, like a good majority of our ideas, saw chances for multibag gains on the day.

ULTA Weekly $320-327.50 Calls*
$320 Calls – Range:
9.20-17.60 – Max Gain: 78%
$322.50 Calls – Range: 8.80-18.80 – Max Gain: 108%
$325 Calls – Range: 4.90-19.26 – Max Gain: 108%
$327.50 Calls – Range: 5.10-16.74 – Max Gain: 110%
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SPY Weekly $280.50-281.50 Calls*
$280.50 Calls – Range: .40-1.65 – Max Gain: 78%
$281 Calls – Range: .14-1.24 – Max Gain: 108%
$281.50 Calls – Range: .09-.79 – Max Gain: 108%

Fresh Ideas:
SPY 03/18 $281-282 Calls*

FIS 04/18 $110-115 Calls

*As always when we signal options expiring the same day of our report, we must insist that you NOT attempt any of these trades unless you are an advanced level trader with access to disposable funds!


Qudian, Inc. QD

We’re looking at a potential bottom-play in QD as we kick off the week also, which as you can see on the following snapshot, has a ripening chart at the moment. The company reported earnings this morning, which beat expectations, while revenues fell slightly short.

The stock could be setting up for another run at the $7.00 range or better, so we’re going to begin monitoring QD in upcoming sessions.


Extended Watchlist:
ABIO, ADOM, NAKD, SFET, NSPR,

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: Fresh Options Ideas

Options Roundup

We are going to close out this trading week, which not-atypically presented us with stock and options plays that went for multibag gains, by formulating another group of options ideas. ULTA reported earnings yesterday post-market, we’ve been tracking NTNX for several sessions, and we’re looking at the SPY as the market is gapping up this morning.

ULTA Weekly $320-327.50 Calls*
NTNX Weekly $37.50-39 Calls*
SPY Weekly $280.50-281.50 Calls*


*As always when we signal weekly options on a Friday we must insist that you NOT attempt any of these trades unless you are an advanced level trader with access to disposable funds! It is an extreme high risk/high reward undertaking!


Extended Watchlist:
AVGO, AKAO, DFRG, BIOS, MGTA, MARK, CLNC, EQBK

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: Epic BPTH Run

Bio-Path Holdings, Inc. BPTH

We’ve been talking about BPTH all week, after the stock we tagged as a bottom watch play in our morning report on January 23rd had come up from our observed low of 2.65 to nearly the $15-mark. It was an incredible gain indeed, but nothing could have prepared us for what was to come.

Yesterday, following the company’s clinical update on its Phase 2 acute myeloid leukemia drug, prexigebersen, we saw an explosion on the chart that can only be described as the rarest of the rare. BPTH shot up from a daily low of 17.01 to an astounding high of 73.52! That worked out to an intraday swing of 332% As measured from the low following our January alert on the stock, BPTH posted an increase of  2,674% in a matter of just five weeks.

The stock pulled back to the high $30′s following that epic run, so it would appear that the above-mentioned figure will be the final maximum gain on our idea. While this has a chance to go down as our best stock call of the year, the chances that we score bigger gains on options ideas are extremely high. So we encourage any non-subscribers reading this to sign up as soon as possible!


Fresh Options Ideas

Speaking of options, which have also brought us several multi-bag gain opportunities this week, we’ll go ahead and close out this incredibly successful week with a pair of ideas that seem to be good bets here in the premarket. Horrid payroll numbers are contributing to what appears to be an impending bearish day for the markets.

SPY Weekly $274.50-273 Puts*
BIG 03/15 $35-37.50 Calls

*Never trade weekly options on a Friday unless you are an expert level trader with access to disposable funds.


Extended Watchlist:
DSKE, TRIL, SAEX, SEEL, PULM, TROV, TVIX, XXII

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: Retail Earnings Plays

Retail Earnings Ideas

Two of the biggest names jumping out to us off of the earnings calendar this morning are a couple of giants in the retail space, Target and Kohls. We want to formulate some options ideas to correspond with good reports from both companies.

Target Corp. TGT - In the case of Target, the company exceeded expectations on the street for both sales and earnings, while guidance for the remainder of 2019 was promising. That’s just the type pof release we  are always looking out for, and we are going to be tracking the TGT Weekly $75-77 Calls on the heels of this report.
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Kohl’s Corp. KSS - The story is much the same for Kohls. Beats on profits, sales, and earnings sent shares flying in the premarket, so we want to be ready with an idea here as well. We’ll monitor the KSS Weekly $68.50-70.50 Calls as we head into midweek.
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SPDR S&P500 ETF (SPY) – Recap

Fresh for yesterday morning, we signaled some daily calls in the SPY, the SPY 03/04 $280.50-282 Calls, and despite a couple of those being too far out of the money to experience significant moves, we did see a nice performance from the $280.50 Calls. Those ran from ,28 up to .50, good for an intraday pop of 82%


Extended Watchlist:
LB, CIEN, RTTR, IDEX, CTRP, DCAR,

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: Reviewing Recent Winners

STOCK RECAPS

Much of our focus gets devoted to options ideas these days, as they represent the greatest chance for large short term gains for traders. However, we still scan every day for stocks, and we wanted to begin this new trading week by highlighting a few of our recent picks that have met or exceeded our expectations.

Bio-Path Holdings, Inc. BPTH – Beginning with the least recent, roughly five weeks ago on January 23rd, BPTH was a stock we tagged as a bottom-watch play. The stock essentially traded sideways for the next month, only making nominal gains. That is until the latter half of last week, when it began to heat up on Thursday, and subsequently explode on Friday, performing beautifully on the day. The stock logged the number one gain on the entire NASDAQ, as it traded up from a low of 2.65 before reaching a high of 8.84.

That works out to a mind-melting 234% single-session rise on massive volume, which is extremely uncommon for big board plays. Cheers to anyone who caught a ride on this shooting star!
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Lexicon Pharma, Inc. LXRX – Appearing in Friday morning’s report was LXRX, which certainly didn’t see the level of activity as the previously mentioned play, but still posted positive figures on the day. From a low of 5.55, the stock rose as high as 7.07, marking a comparatively small but respectable intraday increase of 27%
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China Internet Nationwide Financial Services, Inc. CIFS – Also included in Friday’s report was CIFS, which also had a reasonably strong session following our alert. The low came in at 2.30 before the stock surged into the close at its high of day of 3.25. That represents a solid intraday gain of 41% We’ll also want to see if the stock can carry some of that momentum at the close, over to this fresh trading week.


Funko, Inc. FNKO – Options Review

We also signaled our interest in the FNKO 03/15 $22.50 & 25 Calls on Friday, and we got solid performances out of those contracts. The $22.50 Calls ran from .28-.70 for a gain of 150%
while the $25 also recorded a 150% pop from .10-.25.
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Fresh Options Ideas:
SPY 03/04 $280.50-282 Calls*

*Never trade options on their day of expiration unless you are a highly experienced trader with access to disposable funds!


Extended Watchlist:
MYOK, OPHT, NK, CPST, SLS, TRHC, RKDA, MBOT, FTNW, FCEL