SPY Analysis (lot 14)

SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY)

I have entered a short bear call spread on SPY, using options that trade for the last time 53 days hence, on May 15. The premium is a $1.11 credit per contract share and the stock at the time of entry was priced at $226.60.

The implied volatility rank (IVR) stands at 73.7%.

Premium: $1.11 Expire OTM
SPY-bear call spread Strike Odds Delta
Calls
Long 269.00 86.0% 18
Break-even 261.89 85.0% 19
Short 263.00 84.0% 20

The premium is 37% of the width of the position’s wing.

The profit zone covers a 15.6% move to the upside.

The risk/reward ratio is 4.4:1, with maximum risk of $489 and maximum reward of $111 per contract.

By Tim Bovee, Portland, Oregon, March 23, 2020

Disclaimer

Tim Bovee, Private Trader tracks the analysis and trades of a private trader for his own accounts. Nothing in this blog constitutes a recommendation to buy or sell stocks, options or any other financial instrument. The only purpose of this blog is to provide education and entertainment.

No trader is ever 100 percent successful in his or her trades. Trading in the stock and option markets is risky and uncertain. Each trader must make trading decisions for his or her own account, and take responsibility for the consequences.

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