31. We model for Citis FICC trading revenue to decline 25 percent, John McDonald , a Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. analyst, wrote in a Sept. 20 report, referring to fixed-income, currency and commodities trading. Citigroup, based in New York, is the third-biggest U.S.
The current analytical data (including greeks and implied greeks) suggest the current odds of that happening are 69%. Stock Options Channel will track those odds over time to see how they change, publishing a chart of those numbers on our website under the contract detail page for this contract . Should the contract expire worthless, the premium would represent a 3.14% return on the cash commitment, or 21.23% annualized at Stock Options Channel we call this the YieldBoost. Click here to find out the Top YieldBoost Puts of the S&P 500 Below is a chart showing the trailing twelve month trading history for Cabot Oil & Gas Corp., and highlighting in green where the $35.00 strike is located relative to that history: Turning to the calls side of the option chain, the call contract at the $37.50 strike price has a current bid of $1.85. If an investor was to purchase shares of COG stock at the current price level of $37.22/share, and then sell-to-open that call contract as a covered call, they are committing to sell the stock at $37.50. Considering the call seller will also collect the premium, that would drive a total return (excluding dividends, if any) of 5.72% if the stock gets called away at the November 16th expiration (before broker commissions).
Back on September 19, Main Street Capital Corporations Director, John Earl Jackson, invested $29,940.00 into 1,000 shares of MAIN, for a cost per share of $29.94. Bargain hunters tend to pay particular attention to insider buys like this one, because presumably the only reason an insider would take their hard-earned cash and use it to buy stock of their company in the open market, is that they expect to make money. Click here to find out which 9 other dividend bargains you can buy cheaper than insiders, at DividendChannel.com In trading on Tuesday, bargain hunters could buy shares of Main Street Capital Corporation ( NYSE: MAIN ) and achieve a cost basis even cheaper than Jackson, with shares changing hands as low as $29.76 per share. Main Street Capital Corporation shares are currently trading off about 0.2% on the day. The chart below shows the one year performance of MAIN shares, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, MAINs low point in its 52 week range is $25.52 per share, with $34.45 as the 52 week high point that compares with a last trade of $29.77.
10, in the latest move by regulators to develop the country’s fledging bond market, sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters. China’s main bourse is likely to publish detailed regulations on when-issued trading by the end of this month, once it gains approval from the Ministry of Finance, which issues the country’s government bonds, and the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC), which oversees the stock exchange. When-issued trading refers to the trading of securities after their sale has been announced but before issuance occurs. Such transactions aid price discovery for upcoming issues. Economists say the development of a reliable and liquid interest-rate curve for government bonds, which can serve as a benchmark for other types of borrowing, is a necessary step in a broader push to allow market forces to set financing costs in the Chinese economy. continue