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Coca Cola (NYSE: KO) has been selected by InvestorsObserver analysts as a stock that is a strong candidate for a new covered call today. Selling the November $43.00 call while simultaneously buying KO stock for $42.92 will result in a new position with a break-even point around $41.29. At that price, this position has a target return of 4.1 %. This trade has 3.8 % downside protection, while still providing a 4.1 % return in 184 days as long as KO is above $43.00 on 11/16/2013. For comparison purposes only, this Coca Cola covered call targets an annualized return rate of 8.2 %.

Fastenal (NASDAQ: FAST) has been chosen by InvestorsObserver analysts as a candidate for a new covered call today. Selling the November $50.00 call while at the same time buying FAST stock for $52.00 will produce a new covered call with a target return of 5.0 %. Based on recent data, this trade will cost about $47.60, which is also the covered call’s breakeven point. At that price, this covered call has 8.5 % downside protection, while seeking an assigned return of 5.0 % return in 184 days. If FAST is higher than $50.00 on 11/16/2013, we are assured that simple return. For comparison purposes only, that equates to an annualized return rate of 10.0 %.

Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ: AKAM) has been selected by InvestorsObserver analysts as a stock that is an ideal candidate for a new covered call today. Buying the stock for $48.03 while simultaneously selling the August $48.00 call will result in a new position with a target return of 8.6 %. Based on recent prices, this position will cost about $44.18, which is also the trade’s breakeven point. At that level, this covered call has 8.0 % downside protection, while still providing a 8.6 % return in 93 days as long as AKAM is above $48.00 on 8/17/2013. For comparison purposes only, this Akamai Technologies covered call aims for an annualized return rate of 33.9 %.

ANSYS (NASDAQ: ANSS) has been identified by InvestorsObserver analysts as being well-positioned for a new covered call today. Buying the stock for $75.91 while selling the October $75.00 call will produce a new covered call with a break-even point around $70.71. At that price, this position has a target return of 6.1 %. This trade will have roughly 6.9 % downside protection, while still aiming for a 6.1 % return in 156 days. It will lock in that return as long as ANSYS is above $75.00 on 10/19/2013. For comparison purposes only, this ANSS covered call aims for an annualized return rate of 14.2 %.

Portfolio Recovery Associates (NASDAQ: PRAA) has been selected by InvestorsObserver analysts as a stock that is an ideal candidate for a new covered call today. Buying the stock for $150.00 while simultaneously selling the September $150.00 call will result in a new position with a target return of 4.0 %. Based on recent prices, this position will cost about $144.20, which is also the trade’s breakeven point. At that level, this covered call has 3.9 % downside protection, while still providing a 4.0 % return in 128 days as long as PRAA is above $150.00 on 9/21/2013. For comparison purposes only, this Portfolio Recovery Associates covered call aims for an annualized return rate of 11.5 %.

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