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Earnings Expected Moves For Amazon, Apple, Facebook And Alphabet

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A big day today for big tech. Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN), Alphabet (NASDAQ: GOOG) (NASDAQ: GOOGL), Facebook (NYSE: FB) and Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) all report after the bell. Below is the expected moves for this week and comparisons to prior earnings events. Each have a 1 month expected move chart with this Friday highlighted, via Options AI Technology. Expected moves for each have narrowed a tiny bit today following the Fed announcement and the CEOs testifying in front of Congress.

Amazon

  • Amazon reports after the close Thursday (~4:00pm)
  • According to data from Options AI, options are pricing an expected move of about +/-5% (about $150) by this Friday versus the expected move for the next month of about +/-9%. (about $275)
  • The trading session following the prior earnings (in April) AMZN closed down -7.6% and was down nearly -9% intra-day
  • Amazon stock has moved beyond its expected move 3 times during the trading session following its past 4 earnings events. Of those greater than expected moves two were to the downside and one to the upside.

Google

  • Alphabet reports after the close Thursday (~4:00pm)
  • According to data from Options AI, options are pricing an expected move of about +/-4% (about $60) by this Friday versus the expected move for the next month of about +/-7%. (about $105)
  • The trading session following the prior earnings (in April) GOOGL closed +9% and was up +10% intra-day
  • Alphabet stock has moved beyond its expected move in two of the following session for the past 4 earnings events, both to the upside. The two moves inside the expected move were to the downside.

 

Facebook

  • Facebook reports after the close Thursday (~4:05pm)
  • According to data from Options AI, options are pricing an expected move of about +/-5.2% (about $12) by this Friday versus the expected move for the next month of about +/-8.4%. (about $20)
  • The trading session following the prior earnings (in April) Facebook closed +5.4% and was up nearly 8% intra-day
  • Facebook stock has moved inline or less than the expected move twice during the trading session following earnings and twice beyond the expected move in the past 4 earnings events.

 

Apple

  • Apple reports after the close Thursday (~4:30pm)
  • According to data from Options AI, options are pricing an expected move of about +/-3.5% (about $14) by this Friday versus the expected move for the next month of about +/-6.5%. (about $25)
  • The trading session following the prior earnings (in April) AAPL closed -1.6% and was down -2.7% intra-day
  • Apple stock has moved inline or less than the expected move in the following session for the past 4 earnings events.

 

 

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