ConocoPhillips (COP) Offering Possible 9.89% Return Over the Next 6 Calendar Days

ConocoPhillips’s most recent trend suggests a bearish bias. One trading opportunity on ConocoPhillips is a Bear Call Spread using a strike $72.50 short call and a strike $77.50 long call offers a potential 9.89% return on risk over the next 6 calendar days. Maximum profit would be generated if the Bear Call Spread were to expire worthless, which would occur if the stock were below $72.50 by expiration. The full premium credit of $0.45 would be kept by the premium seller. The risk of $4.55 would be incurred if the stock rose above the $77.50 long call strike price.

The 5-day moving average is moving up which suggests that the short-term momentum for ConocoPhillips is bullish and the probability of a rise in share price is higher if the stock starts trending.

The 20-day moving average is moving up which suggests that the medium-term momentum for ConocoPhillips is bullish.

The RSI indicator is at 61.63 level which suggests that the stock is neither overbought nor oversold at this time.

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Venezuela dodges oil asset seizures with export transfers at sea
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