Consistently, one of the more popular stocks people enter into their stock options watchlist at Stock Options Channel is Merck & Co., Inc (MRK). So this week we highlight one interesting put contract, and one interesting call contract, from the May expiration for MRK. The put contract our YieldBoost algorithm identified as particularly interesting, is at the $55.50 strike, which has a bid at the time of this writing of 96 cents. Collecting that bid as the premium represents a 1.7% return against the $55.50 commitment, or a 19.7% annualized rate of return (at Stock Options Channel we call this the YieldBoost).
Interesting May Stock Options for MRK
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