DGI Adventure 11-08-16 Sold Cash Secured Put – Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (HP) – $55.00 strike – Nov 18 Expiration

This trade was actually executed on Wednesday 11/02/16. I didn’t get a chance to write about it until today. I didn’t go through a full blown investment thesis process for HP because I already did that at the end of August when I first initiated a position. The point of this post is to simply… Read More DGI Adventure 11-08-16 Sold Cash Secured Put – Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (HP) – $55.00 strike – Nov 18 Expiration

DGI Adventure 08-31-16 Sold Cash Secured Put + Investment Thesis – Helmerich & Payne (HP) – $55.00 strike – October 21 Expiration

As the month was winding down, I felt like I was a little light in options income. Plus I’ve had a ton of positions expire this month (and three more expiring Friday), so the dry powder was burning a hole in my pocket. Like everyone else, I feel like I’m waiting for the other shoe… Read More DGI Adventure 08-31-16 Sold Cash Secured Put + Investment Thesis – Helmerich & Payne (HP) – $55.00 strike – October 21 Expiration

DGI Adventure 06-09-16 Sold Cash Secured Put +Investment Thesis (revisited) – Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) – $53.00 strike – June 24 Expiration

Please visit the core philosophies article on my investment thesis process for a deeper explanation of the components of this article. I went through this exercise approximately 6 months ago when I bought 26 shares of VLO at a cost basis of $66.67 in my taxable account. The stock price is obviously down quite a… Read More DGI Adventure 06-09-16 Sold Cash Secured Put +Investment Thesis (revisited) – Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) – $53.00 strike – June 24 Expiration