Investors in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index Fund (EEM) saw new options begin trading today, for the August 2nd expiration. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the EEM options chain for the new August 2nd contracts and identified one put and one call contract of particular interest.The put contract at the $37.50 strike price has a current bid of 91 cents. If an investor was to sell-to-open that put contract, they are committing to purchase the stock at $37.50, but will also collect the premium, putting the cost basis of the shares at $36.59 (before broker commissions). To an investor already interested in purchasing shares of EEM, that could represent an attractive alternative to paying $38.12/share today.
Interesting EEM Put And Call For August 2nd
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