Blue Horseshoe Stocks: Options Review

Options Recap

We wrapped up last week on Friday morning’s report with a pair of fresh options ideas. We are happy to start off this new trading week with a review of the solid performances of those plays, and the subsequent gain opportunities they provided for us.

Paypal, Inc. PYPL -  Paypal stock saw early gains thanks to solid numbers from its Venmo quick pay platform contained in its quarterly report. It caused us to signal interest in the PYPL Weekly $81-83 Calls and sure enough, we saw some nice chances for single-session profits.

$81 Calls – Range: 2.07-5.15 - Max Gain: 149%
$82 Calls – Range: 1.23-4.30 – Max Gain: 250%
$82.50 Calls – Range: .95-3.72 - Max Gain: 292%
$83 Calls – Range: .54-3.23 – Max Gain: 498%
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The Procter & Gamble Co. PG- Procter and Gamble also reported on its earnings Friday morning,and recorded five year highs in sales growth. We highlighted the PG Weekly $82-84.50 Calls and swept the range with solid results there as well.

$82 Calls – Range: 2.87-5.40 – Max Gain: 88%
$82.50 Calls – Range: 2.61-5.20 - Max Gain: 99%
$83 Calls – Range: 1.70-4.70 – Max Gain: 176%
$83.50 Calls – Range: 1.80-4.14 – Max Gain: 130%
$84 Calls – Range:.96-3.49 – Max Gain: 264%
$83.50 Calls – Range: 1.05-3.15 – Max Gain: 200%
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Fresh Options Idea:
PetMed Express, Inc. PETS 12/21 $30-35 Calls


Extended Watchlist: 
YY, MYSZ, VTVT, CLDC, APHB, RMBS, APHB(Bottom play)

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: CAT Updates & More

Caterpillar, Inc. CAT – Update

After having some success earlier in the week with some higher priced CAT options, we observed a course correction, and yesterday informed readers that we would be rolling our strike prices down to the CAT Weekly $143-145 Calls.

It’s a good thing that we did, too, because we saw some excellent intraday gain opportunities off of those ideas after the session commenced:

$143 Calls – Range: 1.82-5.05 – Max Gain: 177%
$144 Calls – Range: 1.49-4.20 – Max Gain: 182%
$145 Calls – Range: 1.02-3.40 – Max Gain: 233%

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Fresh Options Ideas:

Chipotle Mexican Groll Inc. CMG Weekly $380-385 Calls
Facebook, Inc. FB Weekly $165-172.50 Calls


Spectrum Global Solutions, Inc. SGSI

We tagged SGSI along with its news yesterday morning, and the stock performed very well as a result. Those PRs alluded to some exciting things happening for the company, namely being awarded $1.5M in new contracts, along with a massive share reduction.

SGSI traded in a range from .0055-.0094, for a 71% rip. It was enough fuel to start the fire, now we’re going to want to continue to monitor the situation on the chance that further swing trade opportunities present themselves.


Extended Watchlist:
AAP, AMD, ALXN, CRK, VTVT, UCTT

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: Options Review & More

Post Earnings Options Review

Our premarket report on Friday focused on two sets of options ideas from companies which had just posted earnings beats that morning. As it turns out, there was a big time opportunity in each of them.

General Electric Co. GE - We signaled the GE Weekly $14-15 Calls, and it was the $14 and $14.50′s that produced solid chances to profit from that idea. The $14′s ran 106% from .36-.74, and the $14.50 really shined with a move from .03 to .25, a whopping gain of 733%
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HoneyWell International, Inc. HON – We also highlighted our interest in tracking the HON Weekly $150 & $152.50 Calls for possible day-trades, and while the 152.50′s didnt see a lot of action, the $150′s were a perfect idea, trading in a mind boggling range from .01 to .52, a 5100% single session gain! Big cheers to anyone who caught a piece of that action!


Hasbro, Inc. HAS

Hasbro came out with their quarterly earning report which disappointed, according to the company, because of the Toys ‘R Us shutdown. The stock had already registered a new 52 week low on Friday after nearly two months of backsliding, and we’re still thinking it has a ways to fall.

That’s why we’re going to adopt a bearish stance and signal the HAS Weekly $78-76 Puts to start of this new trading week.


Extended Watchlist:
AGMH, SGYP, EBIO, ISIG, SLDB, VTVT, MYSZ, DLSV

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: VTVT New Highs & More

vTv Therapeutics, Inc. VTVT

We’ve been closely tracking VTVT since including it our report on Tuesday morning as a bottom play. As we mentioned yesterday, the timing was essentially perfect. It took off on Tuesday, and yesterday that run persisted just as we suggested it may.

The stock traded in a range from 1.24 to a new high of 2.67 yesterday, representing an intraday move of 115% From Tuesday’s low of .79 the stock has registered a two-day upswing of 238% and has easily been the NASDAQ’s top play of the week.


Onconova Therapeutics, Inc. ONTX

Speaking of bottom plays, we’re always searching for the next heavily oversold stock, and we’ve got a candidate to bring forth today in ONTX. As you can plainly view on the chart snapshot below, the stock has been heavily sold off, and the RSI is definitely giving off that heavily oversold signal.

The last time that happened the stock did mount an appreciable recovery in the ensuing weeks, so we’re going to put ONTX on extended watch.


Extended Watchlist:
AXXA, IMTV, HMNY, AREX, AYTU, IRBT, AVGR

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Blue Horseshoe Stocks: VTVT Recap & More

vTv Therapeutics, Inc. VTVT

Our report yesterday morning included  a look at the VTVT chart, and establishing our interest in tracking it as a bottom play. Our timing in this really could not have been any better as the stock not only made it biggest single session move of the year, but also traded its highest volume.

VTVT ran from a low of .79 and reached as high as 1.67, a 53% intraday rip, and ended up closing at 1.19, filling a portion of the large gap which you can plainly see below. Based on the activity we’ve now witnessed, and the still-ripe look of the chart, we’re going to continue to keep a close watch over VTVT.


Van Eck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX)

We also want to begin tracking a pair of options contracts in the GDX chain. Gold has been doing well and looks as if another solid day could be in the cards.

On that event, there should be some nice activity in the GDX Weekly $22.50 & $23 Calls, so we’ll be monitoring for that.



Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc. TNDM – Update

It was a week ago today that we were commenting on our coverage of TNDM in 2018. We caught this stock at a low of 2.14 earlier this year, and it has come a long way since then.

This week the stock has traded up to a high of 7.75, marking an increase of 262% since we began tracking it.


Extended Watchlist:
TEUM, ARQL, SPWR, PRPO, INPX, USLV, OAS