Investors in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index Fund (EEM) saw new options begin trading today, for the April 25th expiration. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the EEM options chain for the new April 25th contracts and identified one put and one call contract of particular interest.The put contract at the $39.50 strike price has a current bid of 97 cents. If an investor was to sell-to-open that put contract, they are committing to purchase the stock at $39.50, but will also collect the premium, putting the cost basis of the shares at $38.53 (before broker commissions). To an investor already interested in purchasing shares of EEM, that could represent an attractive alternative to paying $40.10/share today.
April 25th Options Now Available For iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index Fund (EEM)
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