Tag: earnings

Trade Idea: How I’m Approaching Intel Earnings

Short Strangle Earnings Trade As I’ve said numerous times in the past, statistically speaking, when it comes to options strategies it doesn’t get much better than a short strangle. A short strangle is a neutral, range-bound options strategy (short call and short put) that has undefined risk and limited profit potential. Typically, a short strangle… Read more »

Top Earnings Options Plays for the Week (10/18 – 10/22)

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Top Earnings Options Plays for the Week (10/18 – 10/22) The Week Ahead Here are 10 companies that I think could offer some interesting opportunities next week. Procter & Gamble (PG) Netflix (NFLX) Verizon (VZ) International Business Machines (IBM) Tesla (TSLA) Las Vegas Sands (LVS) Kinder Morgan (KMI) American Airlines (AAL) Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) Intel (INTC)… Read more »

Top Earnings Options Plays for the Week (10/11 – 10/15)

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The Week Ahead Next week is arguably the beginning of one of the most anticipated earnings seasons in market history. The magic starts in earnest at the opening bell Wednesday when JPMorgan (JPM) and Delta Airlines announce their earnings. And more companies follow suit as the week progresses with Morgan Stanley (MS), Bank of America… Read more »

Top Earnings Options Plays for the Week (10/4 – 10/8)

The Week Ahead Earnings season is over. But there are always a few companies that report outside of the standard earnings window. Here are five companies that I think could offer some interesting opportunities next week. Pepsi (PEP) Constellation Brands (STZ) RPM International (RPM) Lamb Weston (LW) Conagra (CAG) Below you will find the implied… Read more »

How to Hedge an ETF Using a Collar Options Strategy

The Collar Options Strategy Back in mid-July, I discussed the basics of a collar strategy. Now with more and more readers asking for hedge-based ideas, I want to discuss the strategy a bit further, this time using ETFs as my primary target. It’s no secret that we’ve seen an incredible rally over the past year… Read more »

Top Earnings Options Plays for the Week (9/27 – 10/1)

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The Week Ahead Earnings season is over. But there are always a few companies that report outside of the standard earnings window. Here are five companies that I think could offer some interesting opportunities next week. Micron (MU) Jabil (JBL) MRC Global (MRC) Paychex (PAYX) Jeffries Financial (JEF) Below you will find the implied volatility… Read more »

Top Earnings Options Plays for the Week (9/20 – 9/24)

The Week Ahead Earnings season is over. But there are always a few companies that report outside of the standard earnings window. Here are five companies that I think could offer some interesting opportunities next week. FedEx (FDX) General Mills (GIS) Darden Restaurants (DRI) Nike (NKE) Costco (COST) Below you will find the implied volatility… Read more »

Top Earnings Options Plays for the Week (9/13 – 9/17)

The Week Ahead Earnings season is over. But there are always a few companies that report outside of the standard earnings window. Here are three companies that I think could offer some interesting opportunities next week. Oracle (ORCL) FuelCell Energy (FCEL) JinkoSolar Holdings (JKS) Below you will find the implied volatility (IV), IV rank, IV… Read more »