Investors in Apple Inc (AAPL) saw new options begin trading this week, for the May 17th expiration. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the AAPL options chain for the new May 17th contracts and identified one put and one call contract of particular interest.The put contract at the $515.00 strike price has a current bid of $16.20. If an investor was to sell-to-open that put contract, they are committing to purchase the stock at $515.00, but will also collect the premium, putting the cost basis of the shares at $498.80 (before broker commissions). To an investor already interested in purchasing shares of AAPL, that could represent an attractive alternative to paying $520.73/share today.
First Week of May 17th Options Trading For Apple (AAPL)
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