On Friday’s Options Action, the crew analyzed the performance of Walmart (WMT). WMT has been outperforming the market and Consumer Staples sector over the past month of market selloffs. Coupled with a positive earnings announcement last quarter and a cup and handle formation, suggests another possible breakout on earnings this week. Expecting WMT to move higher during earnings, Michael Khouw suggests buying a Jan 105 Call for a $3.80 Debit. As of Friday’s close, this call was trading at a $3.65 Debit.
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