Sep 2021: FIVE $185 – $190 Bull Call Spread



Trade Structure

$185-$190 Call Spread

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Trade Rationale

FIVE beat on eps estimates but was slightly below revenue estimates. They also refused to give full year guidance due to COVID uncertainty. This caused a massive and uncalled for drop in the price. Extreme market reactions mean opportunities for me. I waited for the price to stabilize and got in on the next day when I saw the first green bar followed by other indicators confirming my directional bias.

Trade Selection Criteria

Overall market movement

This was a post earnings trade. I don’t pay as much attention to the overall market as the individual stock’s price movement becomes more important for these trades

No Earnings or Significant News

Earnings were announced on 9/1 and are behind us

Bollinger Bands outside Keltner Channels

Bollinger bands are clearly outside Keltner Channels

RSI Analysis

RSI is turning up after the recent sell off

ADX Analysis

DI- is turning down.

Trade Analysis

One of the victims of SeptemBEAR! FIVE got pulled back by the correction and this trade became a loser. Look what happened just a few days later. Such is trading life. Your goal should be to have winners >= losers not all winners.

Trade Outcome




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