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Realty Income: Why it is now a good time to sell as well as hold

Recently, I enjoyed two articles at Seeking Alpha about Realty Income Corporation (O). One post was written by Casey Hoerth “Realty Income Corp: Why Now’s A good Time To Sell” and the second one by Achilles Research “Realty Income: Why Now Is Not A Good Time To Sell This REIT Nugget“. While it was interesting Continue reading →

Disaster continued, but navigated my account well thru the storm

Last week loses mounted in my account. At first I started panicking, but then took a deep breath and told to myself: “Hey, calm down, you have a plan!” Sharply falling stocks are an arch enemy of a put selling strategy. If stocks decline smoothly, slowly and not too fast, you can navigate the trades Continue reading →

New Trades (GME, GLW, O, TASR) put selling – closing trades and opening new for average 8% profit

New Trades (GME, GLW, O, TASR) put selling - closing trades and opening new for average 8% profit

During March I made a few more trades which I haven’t reported due to lack of time. I decided to close a trade against Realty Income (O) where the option was traded at 0.05 per contract, so I bought the put option back. The return on investment for this trade was 8.58% ($316.00). This trade Continue reading →

New Trade – Taser Int. (TASR) and Realty Income (O) put selling

New Trade - Taser Int. (TASR) and Realty Income (O) put selling

As soon as I bought back a few of my put contracts (SWY and TASR) I released my maintenance cash and was allowed to open another trades. I was searching for new candidates for put selling and these days it became difficult to find some which would provide nice and juicy premiums. It is an Continue reading →

Trade exit – Realty Income (O) covered call expiration for 1.49% profit

Trade exit - Realty Income (O) covered call expiration for 1.49% profit

As I was worried last week how to deal with my covered call trade I opened on Realty Income – see the trade here, this trade has changed into what I wanted in the first place. See the original trade here. As I wrote in my previous reviews of the trade I mentioned that every Continue reading →

Tomorrow is expiration Friday, will my Realty Income (O) covered call expire worthless or not?

Tomorrow is expiration Friday, will my Realty Income (O) covered call expire worthless or not?

I have a few option trades expiring tomorrow and they are all in good standing and most likely expire worthless. I also have Realty Income covered call trade open set to either expire worthless or execute. What will happen? I do not know. I do not know whether the contract expires worthless or will be Continue reading →

New Trade – Realty Income (O) – put selling

New Trade - Realty Income (O) - put selling

Realty Income stock was among REITs companies beaten down recently and that is a reason for me buying shares of this company but recently I decided to take a few option trades on the paper. I believe the sell off of this company isn’t deserved. If all the sell off of REITs these days is Continue reading →

New trade – Realty Income (O) – covered call #2

New trade - Realty Income (O) - covered call #2

My previous covered call trade against Realty Income stock I hold in my account ended profitable. The trade was a partial return trade, which mean I try to open the trade so the stock isn’t called away from me. I try to collect premiums only and want the call option expire worthless. Of course, there Continue reading →

Trade exit – Realty Income (O), Ferrellgas Partners LP (FGP), MBIA Inc (MBI)

Trade exit - Realty Income (O), Ferrellgas Partners LP (FGP), MBIA Inc (MBI)

Today is expiration Friday and a few of my options trades are closing with full profit: Realty Income (O) covered call – cash received $32.21 0.77% gain 15.88% annualized See the original trade here. Ferrellgas Partners LP (FGP) put selling – cash received $185.00 10.57% gain 22.06% annualized See the original trade here. MBIA Inc Continue reading →

New Trade – Realty Income Inc (O) covered call

New Trade - Realty Income Inc (O) covered call

I decided to take a partial return covered call trade on Realty Income stock I already hold in my portfolio. If you follow my blog for some time, you may know that I distinguish between the two covered call trades: a total return and partial return. Total Return Covered Call The total return covered call Continue reading →