IBM: Trade Ideas

IBM is going to announce quarterly earning on Jan 21 AMC. Expect some big move on Dow Jones Industrial and S&P500 when market opens on Jan 22 as IBM has very heavy weightage on these two indices.

There are a few trade ideas after the earning.

  • Iron Condor:  Sell Vega as IV percentile is high at 72.38%.
  • Short Vertical Put Spread: IBM has broken out from a Double Bottoms and tested the neckline at about $185. This is a reversal pattern and IBM may start an uptrend if there is no shock news from earning announcement.
  • Short Vertical Put Spread: If there is a gap down due to poor earning or poor outlook guidance, IBM will resume the down trend.

IBM Technical Analysis

IBM Jan 19-2014

IBM Implied Volatility

IBM IV Jan19-2014

IBM Fundamental

IBM Fundamental Analysis Jan19-2014


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Original post by Marubozu from My Stocks Investing Journey.

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