Tribune Media Co. (TRCO)
TRCO publishes earnings on Wednesday before the opening bell.
I shall use the APR series of options, which trades for the last time 52 days hence, on April 21.
Implied volatility stands at 35%, which is 2.7 times the VIX, a measure of the volatility of the S&P 500 index.
TRCO’s IV stands in the 30th percentile of its annual range and the 99th percentile of its most recent broad movement.
The price used for analysis was $34.80.
|Premium:||-$1.85||Expire OTM||iron fly|
There are very few out-of-the-money strike prices on TRCO’s options grid: Four call strikes and six put strikes. I had to use the extremes of the grid for the long options in order to construct a trade.
And the result? A negative premium. Too amusing.
Decision for My Account
No surprise, I am passing on this trade, laughing with scorn as I reject it.
By Tim Bovee, Portland, Oregon, Feb. 28, 2017