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Hewlett Packard (NYSE: HPQ) has been selected by InvestorsObserver analysts as a stock that is a strong candidate for a new covered call today. Selling the August $15.00 call while simultaneously buying HPQ stock for $15.85 will result in a new position with a break-even point around $13.69. At that price, this position has a target return of 9.6 %. This trade has 13.6 % downside protection, while still providing a 9.6 % return in 219 days as long as HPQ is above $15.00 on 8/17/2013. For comparison purposes only, this Hewlett Packard covered call targets an annualized return rate of 15.9 %.

CF Industries (NYSE: CF) has been chosen by InvestorsObserver analysts as a candidate for a new covered call today. Selling the May $210.00 call while at the same time buying CF stock for $214.25 will produce a new covered call with a target return of 6.4 %. Based on recent data, this trade will cost about $197.30, which is also the covered call’s breakeven point. At that price, this covered call has 7.9 % downside protection, while seeking an assigned return of 6.4 % return in 128 days. If CF is higher than $210.00 on 5/18/2013, we are assured that simple return. For comparison purposes only, that equates to an annualized return rate of 18.3 %.

Hospira (NYSE: HSP) has been selected by InvestorsObserver analysts as a stock that is an ideal candidate for a new covered call today. Buying the stock for $34.07 while simultaneously selling the May $35.00 call will result in a new position with a target return of 7.6 %. Based on recent prices, this position will cost about $32.52, which is also the trade’s breakeven point. At that level, this covered call has 4.5 % downside protection, while still providing a 7.6 % return in 128 days as long as HSP is above $35.00 on 5/18/2013. For comparison purposes only, this Hospira covered call aims for an annualized return rate of 21.7 %.

Hologic (NASDAQ: HOLX) has been identified by InvestorsObserver analysts as being well-positioned for a new covered call today. Buying the stock for $22.36 while selling the June $22.00 call will produce a new covered call with a break-even point around $20.61. At that price, this position has a target return of 6.7 %. This trade will have roughly 7.8 % downside protection, while still aiming for a 6.7 % return in 163 days. It will lock in that return as long as Hologic is above $22.00 on 6/22/2013. For comparison purposes only, this HOLX covered call aims for an annualized return rate of 15.1 %.

Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW) has been selected by InvestorsObserver analysts as a stock that is a strong candidate for a new covered call today. Selling the February $50.00 call while simultaneously buying PANW stock for $49.98 will result in a new position with a break-even point around $47.28. At that price, this position has a target return of 5.8 %. This trade has 5.4 % downside protection, while still providing a 5.8 % return in 37 days as long as PANW is above $50.00 on 2/16/2013. For comparison purposes only, this Palo Alto Networks covered call targets an annualized return rate of 56.7 %.

 

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