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Sold 1 Put Bull Ratio Back Spread on EWZ ETF – 0.35% potential income return in 23 days
On November 30, 2021, I sold 1 bull put ratio back spread option on EWZ ETF with an expiry set in the next 23 days on December 23, 2021. For this trade, I got a premium of $9.8 (after commissions)
The Put Ratio Back Spread is a 3 leg option strategy as it involves buying two OTM Put options and selling one ITM Put option. This is the classic 2:1 combo.
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Here is the trade setup:
SLD 1 EWZ DEC 23 '21 28 Put Option 1.89 USD
BOT 2 EWZ DEC 23 '21 26 Put Option 0.86 USD
For this trade, I got a premium of 9.8 USD (after commissions) or a 0.35% potential income return in 23 days, if options expire worthlessly
What happens next?
On the expiry date, December 23, 2021, EWZ is trading above $28 per share - options expire worthlessly and I keep premium - if EWZ trades under $28 on the expiry date, I risk getting assigned 100 shares and buying them for $2,800
In case EWZ will drop below our second bought strike prices at $26, we will earn additional income
As I already have collected a premium of $0.09 per share, my break-even price for this trade then is $28-$0.09 = $27.91
In case of an assignment, I will turn this trade into a wheel, but prior to the assignment I will try to roll out this trade