Thursday, July 28, 2016

Earns Prospects 8/1-8/5

Out of 1,412 stocks publishing earnings the week of Aug. 1 through Aug. 5, three qualify for further analysis as options volatility plays.
actionsymearns dateam/mid/pmIV percentile

At this point only TAP fully qualifies; it's implied volatility is above the 50th percentile of its most recent range. However, volatility changes rapidly, and I won't make a final decision on that and other elements until action day.
I'll screen earnings for price-channel breakouts and other small-lot trades during the week as action day approaches.

-- Tim Bovee, Portland, Oregon, July 28, 2016

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