Intel Stock Options

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Intel's option chain provides insight into all available option contracts written on Intel's stock. Investors can see outstanding put and call contracts with pricing information and greeks for a given expiration period. In addition, each of Intel's stock options below provides a detailed picture of the payoff. Comparing vital and dynamic information of various option contracts across diverse expiration periods will help you make an educated decision on your market timing strategies around investing in a given Intel option contract. View S&P 500 options
  
Purchasing Intel options can give investors a meaningful hedge against losses and, therefore, could be used conservatively to decrease the volatility of your portfolio. However, many options could also amount to little more than gambling, significantly enhancing your overall portfolio risk. One simple example of these aggressive strategies is the sale of "uncovered" Intel calls. Remember, the seller must deliver Intel stock to the call owner when a call is exercised.

In The Money vs. Out of Money Option Contracts on Intel

Analyzing Intel's in-the-money options over time can help investors to take a profitable long position in Intel regardless of its overall volatility. This is especially true when Intel's options are deep in the money. These options can be identified using deltas that are over 0.75. Deep in-the-money Intel's options could be used as guardians of the underlying stock as they move almost dollar for dollar with Intel's stock while costing only a fraction of its price.
Intel's latest option contracts expiring on 2022-12-09 are carrying combined implied volatility of 33.76 with a put-to-call open interest ratio of 0.67 over 78 outstanding agreements suggesting investors are buying more calls than puts on contracts expiring on 2022-12-09. The current put volume is at 17241, with calls trading at the volume of 17477. This yields a 0.99 put-to-call volume ratio. The Intel option chain provides detailed quote and price information for the current Intel option contracts. It shows all of Intel's listed puts, calls, expiration dates, strike prices, and other pricing information.

Open Interest Against 2022-12-09 Option Contracts

Intel option prices can potentially be used to forecast stock returns because most option chains provide information not only about the current prices but also about the future conditions in Intel's lending market. For example, when Intel's puts are not actively trading or completely missing in the marketplace, investors can use it to internalize expected shorting costs. So if an investor is writing a put option on Intel, he or she must hedge the risk by shorting Intel stock over its option's life.
The chart above shows Intel's distribution of open interest by maturity on contracts that have not yet been settled. The area between the two highest points is the projection of the price at expiration. Intel's open interest chart also provides vital information regarding the liquidity of an option. If there is no open interest for Intel's option, there is no secondary market available for investors to trade.

Intel Maximum Pain Price across 2022-12-09 Option Contracts

Max pain usually refers to a trading concept that asserts that market manipulation can cause the market price of particular securities such as Intel close to expiration to expire worthless. According to most research, approximately 10% to 15% of all stock options are exercised, while about 35% expire worthlessly, with roughly 50% traded out before the expiration date. So, Max pain occurs when market makers reach a net positive position across all options at a strike price where option holders stand to lose the most money. By contrast, option sellers may reap the most after selling more options than buying, causing them to expire worthless.
Intel's stock options are financial instruments that give investors the right to buy or sell shares of Intel common stock at a specified price for a given time period. Generally speaking, an option to purchase or sell Intel stock makes it part of the underlying stock when the option's price is tied to the movement of the underlying stock. If Intel's stock price goes up or down, the stock options follow.
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Please note that buying 'in-the-money' options on Intel lessens the impact of time decay, as they carry both intrinsic and time value. So, even if Intel's value remains static through the expiration date, the investor can sell to close an 'in-the-money' option to avoid a potential loss. However, in-the-money Intel contracts are usually more expensive to enter than their out-of-the-money counterparts. So keep in mind that while the payoffs on an in-the-money trade can be high, the investors could ultimately experience a more consequential loss if Intel Stock moves the wrong way.
The current year Net Income Common Stock is expected to grow to about 13.8 B

Intel In The Money Call Balance

When Intel's strike price is surpassing the current stock price, the option contract against Intel stock is said to be in the money. When it comes to buying Intel's options that are 'In the Money' or 'Out of the Money', the choice depends on your outlook for the underlying security, financial situation, and what you are trying to achieve.
While 'out-of-the-money' option contracts written on Intel are typically viewed as the more aggressive, there are potential upsides to purchasing these types of options contracts. For one, the cost to buy an 'Out of the Money' option is lower than the cost to buy an 'In the Money' option. This cost-benefit is due to the fact that at the time of the purchase, 'Out of the Money' contracts have no intrinsic value. So, while the potential for a 100% loss is more significant, the cost and risk to enter the trade are lower.

Intel Current Options Market Mood

Intel's open interest and total value indicators provide investors with the necessary information to digest the overall options buildup for its expiring contracts. In addition, it helps Intel Stock's traders understand whether a recent fall or rise in the market is unreasonable and if the time has come to take contrarian positions. These ratios are calculated based on options trading volumes and current open interest.

Put-to-Call Open Interest

Put-to-Call Volume

Most options investors, including buyers and sellers of Intel's calls and puts, are not very successful. It is estimated that an average options trader loses somewhere between 80% to 90% of the time. Intel's option open interest and volume spread between outstanding puts and calls are regarded by many investors as reliable indicators of the overall future market direction. Using current Intel's option volume and open interest to make an investment decision is considered a contrarian-sentiment measure that can be utilized in many timing strategies in both derivative and spot marketplace.

Rule 16 of the current Intel contract

Base on the Rule 16, the options market is currently suggesting that Intel will have an average daily up or down price movement of about 2.11% per day over the life of the 2022-12-09 option contract. With Intel trading at USD29.41, that is roughly USD0.62. If you think that the market is fully incorporating Intel's daily price movement you should consider buying Intel options at the current volatility level of 33.76%. But if you have an opposite viewpoint you should avoid it and even consider selling them.

Intel Option Chain

When Intel's strike price is surpassing the current stock price, the option contract against Intel stock is said to be in the money. When it comes to buying options that are ITM or OTM, the choice depends on your outlook for the underlying security, financial situation, and what you are trying to achieve.
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Intel's option chain is a display of a range of information that helps investors for ways to trade options on Intel. In general, an option chain provides a helpful tool for investors to see all available option contracts, both puts, and calls, for Intel. It also shows strike prices and maturity days for a Intel against a given expiration period. The table below combines all the option information in the form of a chain but before you use it, remember that it entails significant risk and it is not for everyone.
DeltaGammaOpen IntExpirationCurrent SpreadLast Price
Call
2022-12-09 CALL at $15.00.97830.004802022-12-0914.3 - 14.50.0In
Call
2022-12-09 CALL at $16.00.96850.006602022-12-0913.2 - 13.550.0In
Call
2022-12-09 CALL at $17.00.98490.004802022-12-0912.3 - 12.60.0In
Call
2022-12-09 CALL at $18.00.97170.007902022-12-0911.3 - 11.50.0In
Call
2022-12-09 CALL at $19.00.9690.009402022-12-0910.3 - 10.50.0In
Call
2022-12-09 CALL at $20.00.96580.0114152022-12-099.3 - 9.58.25In
Call
2022-12-09 CALL at $21.00.96930.012402022-12-098.3 - 8.650.0In
Call
2022-12-09 CALL at $22.00.98690.008462022-12-097.3 - 7.558.0In
Call
2022-12-09 CALL at $22.50.98610.009602022-12-096.8 - 7.050.0In
Call
2022-12-09 CALL at $23.00.93690.024712022-12-096.25 - 6.556.0In
Call
2022-12-09 CALL at $24.00.98290.014602022-12-095.3 - 5.554.9In
Call
2022-12-09 CALL at $24.50.94080.032902022-12-094.85 - 5.155.5In
Call
2022-12-09 CALL at $25.00.96160.03972022-12-094.35 - 4.553.9In
Call
2022-12-09 CALL at $25.50.94250.04202022-12-093.85 - 4.10.0In
Call
2022-12-09 CALL at $26.00.93650.051512022-12-093.4 - 3.553.37In
Call
2022-12-09 CALL at $26.50.94750.0556992022-12-092.85 - 3.053.97In
Call
2022-12-09 CALL at $27.00.93970.09423042022-12-092.41 - 2.492.03In
Call
2022-12-09 CALL at $27.50.90570.10991132022-12-091.92 - 2.031.61In
Call
2022-12-09 CALL at $28.00.84920.16389642022-12-091.48 - 1.611.52In
Call
2022-12-09 CALL at $28.50.77620.23999922022-12-091.07 - 1.111.07In
Call
2022-12-09 CALL at $29.00.63230.291620082022-12-090.71 - 0.750.74In
Call
2022-12-09 CALL at $29.50.4780.32117932022-12-090.42 - 0.450.45Out
Call
2022-12-09 CALL at $30.00.31330.304846322022-12-090.22 - 0.240.23Out
Call
2022-12-09 CALL at $30.50.17980.228212962022-12-090.1 - 0.120.11Out
Call
2022-12-09 CALL at $31.00.10480.149126662022-12-090.05 - 0.060.06Out
Call
2022-12-09 CALL at $31.50.05670.090310102022-12-090.02 - 0.040.03Out
Call
2022-12-09 CALL at $32.00.0370.05899802022-12-090.01 - 0.030.02Out
Call
2022-12-09 CALL at $32.50.01960.03385632022-12-090.0 - 0.020.01Out
Call
2022-12-09 CALL at $33.00.01770.02747232022-12-090.0 - 0.030.01Out
Call
2022-12-09 CALL at $33.50.01610.02281782022-12-090.0 - 0.020.01Out
Call
2022-12-09 CALL at $34.00.01490.01942622022-12-090.0 - 0.030.01Out
Call
2022-12-09 CALL at $35.00.0130.014836712022-12-090.0 - 0.020.01Out
 Put
2022-12-09 PUT at $21.0-0.0070.0047382022-12-090.0 - 0.010.01Out
 Put
2022-12-09 PUT at $23.0-0.00920.0079342022-12-090.0 - 0.030.01Out
 Put
2022-12-09 PUT at $24.0-0.01070.01071642022-12-090.0 - 0.020.01Out
 Put
2022-12-09 PUT at $24.5-0.01170.01271622022-12-090.0 - 0.020.01Out
 Put
2022-12-09 PUT at $25.0-0.01290.01526312022-12-090.01 - 0.020.01Out
 Put
2022-12-09 PUT at $25.5-0.0240.026110702022-12-090.0 - 0.030.02Out
 Put
2022-12-09 PUT at $26.0-0.02680.032524652022-12-090.0 - 0.030.02Out
 Put
2022-12-09 PUT at $26.5-0.03040.04151222022-12-090.01 - 0.030.02Out
 Put
2022-12-09 PUT at $27.0-0.04680.06437022022-12-090.02 - 0.040.03Out
 Put
2022-12-09 PUT at $27.5-0.07730.10287552022-12-090.03 - 0.050.05Out
 Put
2022-12-09 PUT at $28.0-0.12430.16116792022-12-090.07 - 0.090.08Out
 Put
2022-12-09 PUT at $28.5-0.21520.243911992022-12-090.14 - 0.170.15Out
 Put
2022-12-09 PUT at $29.0-0.3590.311125482022-12-090.28 - 0.30.3Out
 Put
2022-12-09 PUT at $29.5-0.52430.344417842022-12-090.49 - 0.530.51In
 Put
2022-12-09 PUT at $30.0-0.69770.31838122022-12-090.78 - 0.830.8In
 Put
2022-12-09 PUT at $30.5-0.83160.2292552022-12-091.14 - 1.241.4In
 Put
2022-12-09 PUT at $31.0-0.96460.09021862022-12-091.54 - 1.671.74In
 Put
2022-12-09 PUT at $31.5-0.91290.108572022-12-092.0 - 2.151.35In
 Put
2022-12-09 PUT at $32.0-0.90670.09031922022-12-092.49 - 2.672.69In
 Put
2022-12-09 PUT at $32.5-0.93040.068342022-12-093.0 - 3.153.39In
 Put
2022-12-09 PUT at $33.0-0.93610.0572532022-12-093.5 - 3.653.9In
 Put
2022-12-09 PUT at $33.5-0.94080.04902022-12-094.0 - 4.150.0In
 Put
2022-12-09 PUT at $34.0-0.91630.051462022-12-094.45 - 4.74.28In
 Put
2022-12-09 PUT at $34.5-0.94770.037702022-12-095.0 - 5.150.0In
 Put
2022-12-09 PUT at $35.0-0.98740.013902022-12-095.45 - 5.755.31In
 Put
2022-12-09 PUT at $35.5-0.95280.030502022-12-095.95 - 6.150.0In
 Put
2022-12-09 PUT at $36.0-0.98840.01142142022-12-096.55 - 6.656.95In
 Put
2022-12-09 PUT at $37.0-0.98910.009702022-12-097.45 - 7.759.31In
 Put
2022-12-09 PUT at $38.0-0.94030.025602022-12-098.45 - 8.70.0In
 Put
2022-12-09 PUT at $39.0-0.96330.017902022-12-099.45 - 9.650.0In
 Put
2022-12-09 PUT at $40.0-0.96520.020302022-12-0910.45 - 10.650.0In

Intel Historical Liabilities

While analyzing the current debt level is an essential aspect of forecasting the current year budgeting needs of Intel, understanding its historical liability is critical in projecting Intel's future earnings, especially during periods of low and high inflation and deflation. Many analysts look at the trend in assets and liabilities and evaluate how Intel uses its financing power over time.

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Is Intel's industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Intel. If investors know Intel will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Intel listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
Quarterly Earnings Growth YOY
(0.85) 
Market Capitalization
121.4 B
Quarterly Revenue Growth YOY
(0.20) 
Return On Assets
0.0293
Return On Equity
0.14
The market value of Intel is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Intel that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Intel's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Intel's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Intel's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Intel's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Intel's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Intel value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Intel's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.