Turning to the calls side of the option chain, the call contract at the $90.00 strike price has a current bid of $4.70. If an investor was to purchase shares of BEAV stock at the current price level of $85.48/share, and then sell-to-open that call contract as a "covered call," they are committing to sell the stock at $90.00. Considering the call seller will also collect the premium, that would drive a total return (excluding dividends, if any) of 10.79% if the stock gets called away at the July 2014 expiration (before broker commissions). Of course, a lot of upside could potentially be left on the table if BEAV shares really soar, which is why looking at the trailing twelve month trading history for B/E Aerospace, Inc, as well as studying the business fundamentals becomes important. Below is a chart showing BEAV's trailing twelve month trading history, with the $90.00 strike highlighted in red:
First Week Of July 2014 Options Trading For B/E Aerospace (BEAV)
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