Investors eyeing a purchase of American Capital Agency Corp (AGNC) stock, but tentative about paying the going market price of $20.93/share, might benefit from considering selling puts among the alternative strategies at their disposal. One interesting put contract in particular, is the January 2016 put at the $15 strike, which has a bid at the time of this writing of $1.82. Collecting that bid as the premium represents a 12.1% return against the $15 commitment, or a 5.6% annualized rate of return (at Stock Options Channel we call this the YieldBoost).
Commit To Purchase American Capital Agency At $15, Earn 12.1% Using Options
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