Trade Thesis for Occidental Petroleum (OXY):
- The stock was down ~8% yesterday as taper fears intensified.
- This added volatility creates a nice opportunity for cash-secured puts.
- Strike Zone is $21.00 - $24.00
Trade Analysis (Click the video below)
Cash-Secured Put Analysis
Based on your personal risk tolerance, consider the following cash-secured put options with various risk/reward profiles
(target monthly yield = 1.5%-3.0%)
OXY July 16th $25.00 Put
Price (Premium): ~$0.46
MoS %: 11.4%
(target monthly yield = 1.0%-1.5%)
OXY July 16th $24.00 Put
Price (Premium): ~$0.29
MoS %: 15.0%
(target monthly yield = 0.5%-1.0%)
OXY July 16th $23.00 Put
Price (Premium): ~$0.19
MoS %: 18.5%
AMY % = Average Monthly Yield % / MoS % = Margin-of-Safety %
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