Posts by Ophir Gottlieb
This is a slightly advanced option trade that starts three calendar days after Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) earnings and lasts for the 5 calendar days to follow, that has been a winner for the last 2-years
There is a bullish momentum pattern in Broadcom Limited (NASDAQ:AVGO) stock 6 calendar days before earnings, and we can capture that phenomenon explicitly by looking at returns in the option market.
This is a slightly advanced option trade that bets on volatility for a period that starts one-day after NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) earnings and lasts for the 6 calendar days to follow, that has been a winner for the last 2 years. We note the use of strict risk controls in this analysis
As we continue to look for winning patterns of bullish momentum ahead of earnings, Momo Inc is our next company to examine.
Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) followed its pre-earnings pattern beautifully that we discussed in a prior dossier, where the stock tends to rally into earnings and owning a call for just the two-weeks ahead of earnings was a winner and it's now time to look at the after-earnings trade pattern.
Following the bullish optimism patterns ahead of earnings we have looked at in Apple, Facebook, Alphabet and Nvidia, we can also do the same with Lam Research Corporation (NASDAQ:LRCX).
There is a powerful pattern of optimism and momentum in NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) stock right before of earnings, and we can capture that pattern by looking at returns in the option market.
It turns out, over the long-run, for stocks with certain tendencies like Starbucks Corporation, there is a clever way to trade market anxiety or market optimism before earnings announcements with options.
With Lumentum Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:LITE) stock up 190% over the last two-years, there is a powerful pattern of optimism and momentum two-weeks before of earnings, and we can capture that pattern by looking at returns in the option market.
Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) has earnings due out on July 14, 2017 before the market opens.
JPMorgan Chase & Co.(NYSE:JPM) has earnings due out on July 14, 2017 before the market opens. But, the real opportunity with options isn't earnings -- it's right after earnings -- and we see a trade that has won for three-straight years without a single loss, returning 167%.
With the market's direction becoming tenuous, we can explore option trading opportunities in Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) that do not rely on stock direction.
There is an advanced option trade in Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) ahead of earnings that takes no stock direction risk, carries a tight stop loss and reduces even the volatility risk which as won 11 of the last 12 pre-earnings cycles and returned more than 320% in annualized returns over the last three-years.
Trading options in Fabrinet (NYSE:FN) using a short window before earnings are released has been a staggering winner over the last several years.
There is a powerful pattern in Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) stock ahead of earnings that has meant a wonderful return in the option market. The strategy won't work forever, but for now it appears to be a momentum play.
Red Hat Inc (NYSE:RHT) just beat earnings and the stock is ripping to new all-time highs, but the real opportunity with options wasn't earnings -- it's right after earnings.
There is a way to trade Applied Optoelectronics Inc (NASDAQ:AAOI) options right after earnings that has been a winner without a loss for an entire year, and further has returned over 170% annualized returns in that time frame.