Investors eyeing a purchase of American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP) shares, but tentative about paying the going market price of $49.21/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 $40 strike, which has a bid at the time of this writing of $2.00. Collecting that bid as the premium represents a 5% return against the $40 commitment, or a 2.8% annualized rate of return (at Stock Options Channel we call this the YieldBoost).
Commit To Purchase American Electric Power Company At $40, Earn 5% Using Options
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