Expedia (EXPE) Offering Possible 36.99% Return Over the Next 17 Calendar Days

Expedia's most recent trend suggests a bullish bias. One trading opportunity on Expedia is a Bull Put Spread using a strike $78.50 short put and a strike $73.50 long put offers a potential 36.99% return on risk over the next 17 calendar days. Maximum profit would be generated if the Bull Put Spread were to expire worthless, which would occur if the stock were above $78.50 by expiration. The full premium credit of $1.35 would be kept by the premium seller. The risk of $3.65 would be incurred if the stock dropped below the $73.50 long put strike price.

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

The RSI indicator is at 61.7 level which suggests that the stock is neither overbought nor oversold at this time.

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(Bloomberg Opinion) — In Whitstable, a British seaside town just over an hour’s drive from London, every day of the last two weeks has been like a busy summer weekend. Britons may be unable or unwilling to take international flights, but with the first easing of lockdown restrictions, they are more than happy to head to the beach to bask in the sun and eat fish and chips from the only restaurants open for now.Optimism that people everywhere will be eager to wander once travel restrictions end drove a rebound in airline and tour-operator stocks this week. But these hopes may be overdone. Lingering health-safety concerns and uncertainty about which borders will open mean many consumers on both sides of the Atlantic will stick close to home this summer.What’s more, they may favor a remote Airbnb rental instead of staying in a hotel, with the increased chances of running into other people in the lobby, elevator or restaurant. 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A crucial consideration will be whether the town’s vibrant eateries will be open alongside the fish-and-chip shops.This column does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the editorial board or Bloomberg LP and its owners.Andrea Felsted is a Bloomberg Opinion columnist covering the consumer and retail industries. She previously worked at the Financial Times.For more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.com/opinionSubscribe now to stay ahead with the most trusted business news source.©2020 Bloomberg L.P.

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