Blue Horseshoe Stocks: DG Recap & More

Dollar General Corp. DG

We selected a wide range of puts in the DG chain on Tuesday morning, the DG Weekly $109-103 Puts following the company’s earnings release, wherein it lowered its outlook for the year. Despite a sales beat, shares slid considerably. With the help of an overall market downtrend in which the Dow took an 800 point hit, every set of contracts we selected made multi-bag gains.

$109 Puts – Range: 2.20-6.80 - Max Gain: 209%
$108 Puts – Range: 1.76-5.80 – Max Gain: 230%
$107 Puts – Range: 1.25-4.40 - Max Gain: 252%
$106 Puts – Range: .88-4.18 - Max Gain: 375%
$105 Puts – Range: .55-3.30 – Max Gain: 500%
$104 Puts – Range: .40-2.53 - Max Gain: 532%
$103 Puts – Range: .30-1.90 – Max Gain: 533%
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Fresh Idea:
MIK Weekly $15 & 17.50 Calls


Aphria, Inc. APHA

We’ve had an eye on Aphria, and indeed the whole Canadian cannabis market, for years.  Having previously been traded under the symbol APHQF on the OTC Markets, the Canadian cannabis company now trades on the NYSE and bills itself as a drug manufacturer in the healthcare industry.

As a result of allegations against the company, the stock has taken a severe beating in recent sessions. We’re going to begin to observe more closely as a potential bottom bounce play in the days and weeks ahead, as it has reached the point of being heavily oversold with a huge short interest. We’ll want to be hanging around when the shorts start to get squeezed.


Extended Watchlist:
SGSI, PSTG, TVIX, OZM, AAC, WKHS, XSPA, DCIX, MDCA

Blue Horseshoe Stocks: MYO, HOS Reviews & More

Myomo, Inc. MYO

In terms of intraday gainers, MYO stole the show on Friday after appearing in our premarket report. Considering the fact that it was a ten dollar stock to begin with, the single-session rip we got from this play was fantastic.

From a low of 10.10 in the morning, MYO cruised its way to a high of 18.20 on over three times the monthly average volume. That worked out to an 80% move, and the stock closed with strength.

We’re going to be looking to MYO again as we kick off a new trading week today, as the stock has already bested Friday’s highs in premarket trading this morning. There may be a dip-and-rip formation, or a straight continuation of momentum, but either way we’ll want to see higher highs and higher lows established in order to confirm MYO as a multi-day runner and remain interested.


Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. HOS

Coming in as an honorable mention, also from Friday’s report, was HOS. The stock traded up from 2.26 and ran as high as 2.93. That logs as a intraday rise of 30%, and it traded six times its 30-day average volume.

Like the above-mentioned play, HOS had a pretty solid close, and is showing signs of potentially sustaining the trend it established leading into the end of last week.


Smart & Final Stores, Inc. SFS

Many grocery stocks took a hit at the end of last week amid the huge Amazon-Whole Foods deal, and there could definitely be rebound opportunities forthcoming as a result.

One such stock that caught our eye is SFS, which was hammered down to new 52-week lows on Friday. Purely from a technical standpoint we’d be interested in this for potential bottom plays in the stock and the options chain as well. We’ll signal the SFS 08/18 $10 Calls for observation over an extended term.


Extended Watchlist:
RIGL, RWLK, WKHS, BVXV, BSTG, MSDI, ORIG