Roll Forward RDSA JUN 05 '20 15 Covered Call 0.08 EUR (Potential income 0.54% in 7 days)

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On May 29, 2020 we roll forwarded RDSA JUN 05 '20 15 Covered Call for 0.08 EUR credit. This trade was originally established as a put ratio back spread on May 11: Put Ratio Back Spread on RDSA - 0.7% potential income in 4 days We got assigned at EUR 14.80 and immediately sold a weekly covered call: Covered Call on RDSA - Potential income return 2% in 7 days as our strike price didn't get reached we roll forwarded this covered call for the next week's expiry: Roll Forward RDSA MAY 29 '20 15…

Covered Call Trade Idea with Monthly Options - Generate $50/mo from this Soccer Club Stock

This is not a trade recommendation, this is a trade idea. I'm not a financial advisor, anything written here should be taken with a grain of salt. I take no responsibility If you will decide to invest A couple of weeks ago I was talking to my brother and we were talking about European football clubs and stocks, my bro suggested maybe it's wise to buy some football club stocks, on which I replied - they are not listed on exchanges. I was wrong. Today I did a random Google search and found out…

Naked Put on XIN - Potential income return 5.04% in 22 days

XIN
On May 28, 2020, we sold 1 naked put on XIN stock with a strike price at $2.5 and get for that $0.126 premium (after commissions) We call these trades naked because we are trading on margin, in case of an assignment we will borrow from broker funds to finance the purchase.  XIN is a dividend stock we hold in our portfolio since October 2018, we rarely sell calls on it, but occasionally we do sell puts on it, to collect more shares for a discounted price. With our latest naked put on XIN,…

Covered Call Trade Idea with Monthly Options - Generate EUR 36/mo from this Germany's (DAX) Blue Chip Stock

This is not a trade recommendation, this is a trade idea. I'm not a financial advisor, anything written here should be taken with a grain of salt. I take no responsibility If you will decide to invest Here at OptionsBrew.com, we like the idea of selling options on "good" dividend stocks, preferably from the Dow Jones list, but we make exceptions, and one such exception is Germany's Dax Index, Inc.  There are a couple of stocks we like there, but one is we like the most (for options trading)-…

Naked Put on SPCE - Potential income return 1.06% in 2 days

SPCE
On May 27, 2020, we sold 1 naked put on SPCE stock with a strike price at $15 and get for that $0.16 premium (before commissions) We call these trades naked because we are trading on margin, in case of an assignment we will borrow from broker funds to finance the purchase.  Here is our trade setup: SLD 1 SPCE MAY 29 '20 7.15 Put Option  0.16 USD what can happen next: SPCE is trading above our strike price of $15 at expiry date (May 29, 2020), in such scenario, we keep the premium and most…

Closed AGN Poor Man's Covered Call with a - EUR 35.16 Loss

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On May 27, 2020 we decided to close our Poor Man's covered call with Aegon, Dutch stock listed on Amsterdam Stock exchange with a loss. With our strike price EUR 2.3 challenged we decided to close, rather adjust and roll-up / forward - the money is just not worth of it - its too much work for too little gain. Here at OptionsBrew.com we like to keep it simple - buy/write operations with covered calls only. Poor Man's covered call is a technique that might work well in the theory, but in the…

Closed HTZ Covered Call with a -$200 Loss

HTZ
On May 26, 2020, our market order of selling all our HTZ shares got filled at price $0.49 Long story short, we bought 100 shares of HTZ just a couple of days ago, paying $3.17 per share and simultaneously sold 1 covered call contract for what we got a very hefty premium of $0.7 per share. See: Covered Call on HTZ - Potential income return 32.49% in 11 days This was very speculative trade, and I must admit I placed it based only on technicals, not checking out news, here is what I said: HTZ…

Top 63 S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats 2020

There are 63 dividend aristocrat stocks in 2020, according to the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats The Dividend Aristocrats are S&P 500 index constituents that have increased their dividend payouts for 25 consecutive years or more. In one of my previous articles I was mentioning an idea selling covered calls (or puts) on dividend aristocrat stock. You can see this article here: Covered Call Trade Idea with Monthly Options - Generate $50/mo from this Bank Dividend Stock Today I decided…

Covered Call Trade Idea with Monthly Options - Generate $50/mo from this Bank Dividend Stock

PBCT
This is not a trade recommendation, this is a trade idea. I'm not a financial advisor, anything written here should be taken with a grain of salt. I take no responsibility If you will decide to invest Here at OptionsBrew.com, we like the idea of selling options on "good" dividend stocks, preferably from the Dow Jones list, but we make exceptions, and one such exception is People's United Financial, Inc. or PBCT which is the so-called dividend aristocrat stock I like PBCT for many reasons - it…

Covered Call Trade Idea with Weekly Options - Generate $80/week from this Space Travel Stock

SPCE
This is not a trade recommendation, this is a trade idea. I'm not a financial advisor, anything written here should be taken with a grain of salt. I take no responsibility If you will decide to invest Here at OptionsBrew.com, we like the idea of selling options on a "good" dividend stocks, preferably from the Dow Jones list. But there is this one stock which we have been selling calls/puts since late October 2019 and which is not a component of DJIA and not even a dividend-paying stock.  I…

Hertz (HTZ) Filling for Bankruptcy / Chapter 11 - Our potential Max loss $247

HTZ
The 102-year-old car rental firm Hertz has filed for bankruptcy protection after its business all but vanished during the coronavirus pandemic. Hertz said in a US court filing on Friday (May 22, 2020) that it had voluntarily filed for Chapter 11 reorganization. Its international operating regions including Europe, Australia, and New Zealand were not included in the US proceedings. We have been speculating on HTZ with 110 shares, bought at $3.17 and sell covered calls for a very hefty $0.7…

Naked Put on GPS - Potential income return 5.4% in 14 days

GPS
On May 22, 2020, we sold 1 naked put on GPS stock with strike price $7.5 and get for that $0.43 premium (before commissions) This trade comes just shortly after 100 shares of GPS were called away at the strike price of $8, see: Closed GPS Covered Call with +$108 Profit (14.22% yield in 22 days) Here is our trade setup: SLD 1 GPS JUN 05 '20 7.5 Put Option  0.43 USD what can happen next: GPS is trading above our strike price of $7.5 at expiry date (June 5, 2020), in such scenario, we keep the…

Closed GPS Covered Call with +$108 Profit (14.22% yield in 22 days)

GPS
On May 22, 2020, our 100 shares of GPS  were called away at the strike price of $8 We established this position on GPS on May 1, 2020, by buying 100 shares at $7.59 per share and simultaneously selling 1 covered call contract with 7 days expiry on May 8 for a $0.22 credit, we roll forward this call to the next week's (May 15) expiry then for additional $0.27, and one more time rolled to the May 22 expiry for additional $0.27 credit. From these 3 sold covered calls we generated a nice options…

Roll Forward RDSA MAY 29 '20 15 Covered Call 0.19 EUR (Potential income 1.26% in 7 days)

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On May 22, 2020 we roll forwarded RDSA MAY 29 '20 15 Covered Call for 0.19 EUR credit. This trade was originally established as a put ratio back spread on May 11: Put Ratio Back Spread on RDSA - 0.7% potential income in 4 days We got assigned at EUR 14.80 and immediately sold a weekly covered call: Covered Call on RDSA - Potential income return 2% in 7 days Now, May 22, 2020 was a choppy trading season. RDSA didn't reach our strike price at EUR 15, our covered call options expired worthless…

Naked Put on INGA - Potential income return 2.4% in 14 days

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On May 22, 2020, we sold 1 naked put on this Amsterdam listed stock - INGA We made this put, just shortly our shares were called away netting us 6.35% return in 11 days. see Closed INGA Covered Call with +31 EUR Profit (6.35% yield in 11 days) Now we are looking to take back shares with selling puts on it. Here is the trade setup: SLD 1 INGA JUN 5 '20 5 Put Option 0.14 EUR what can happen next: INGA is trading above our strike price of EUR 5 at expiry date (June 5, 2020), in such case, we…