On Friday’s CNBC’s Options Action, the crew analyzed the performance of the industrial sector. Industrials have rallied since the beginning of the year, however it has lagged relative to the overall market. 3M has outperformed the industrial sector by a substantial margin recently, suggesting a possible pullback. Coupled with flat top-line growth and a steep rally since Dec, suggests a possible pullback towards the $195 support level. Expecting a checkback to support, Michael Khouw suggested buying an Aug 210/200 Put Spread for an $2.45 Debit.
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