Caterpillar (CAT) Offering Possible 28.53% Return Over the Next 8 Calendar Days

Caterpillar’s most recent trend suggests a bullish bias. One trading opportunity on Caterpillar is a Bull Put Spread using a strike $107.00 short put and a strike $102.00 long put offers a potential 28.53% return on risk over the next 8 calendar days. Maximum profit would be generated if the Bull Put Spread were to expire worthless, which would occur if the stock were above $107.00 by expiration. The full premium credit of $1.11 would be kept by the premium seller. The risk of $3.89 would be incurred if the stock dropped below the $102.00 long put strike price.

The 5-day moving average is moving up which suggests that the short-term momentum for Caterpillar 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 Caterpillar is bullish.

The RSI indicator is at 54.43 level which suggests that the stock is neither overbought nor oversold at this time.

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