Albertsons Companies Stock Options

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Albertsons Companies' option chain provides insight into all available option contracts written on Albertsons Companies' stock. Investors can see outstanding put and call contracts with pricing information and greeks for a given expiration period. In addition, each of Albertsons Companies' 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 Albertsons option contract. View S&P 500 options
  
Purchasing Albertsons Companies 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" Albertsons calls. Remember, the seller must deliver Albertsons Companies stock to the call owner when a call is exercised.

In The Money vs. Out of Money Option Contracts on Albertsons Companies

Analyzing Albertsons Companies' in-the-money options over time can help investors to take a profitable long position in Albertsons Companies regardless of its overall volatility. This is especially true when Albertsons Companies' options are deep in the money. These options can be identified using deltas that are over 0.75. Deep in-the-money Albertsons Companies' options could be used as guardians of the underlying stock as they move almost dollar for dollar with Albertsons Companies' stock while costing only a fraction of its price.
Albertsons Companies' latest option contracts expiring on 2022-10-21 are carrying combined implied volatility of 43.96 with a put-to-call open interest ratio of 0.43 over 62 outstanding agreements suggesting investors are buying more calls than puts on contracts expiring on 2022-10-21. The current put volume is at 347, with calls trading at the volume of 169. This yields a 2.05 put-to-call volume ratio. The Albertsons Companies option chain provides detailed quote and price information for the current Albertsons Companies option contracts. It shows all of Albertsons Companies' listed puts, calls, expiration dates, strike prices, and other pricing information.

Open Interest Against 2022-10-21 Option Contracts

Albertsons Companies 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 Albertsons Companies' lending market. For example, when Albertsons Companies' 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 Albertsons Companies, he or she must hedge the risk by shorting Albertsons Companies stock over its option's life.
The chart above shows Albertsons Companies' 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. Albertsons Companies' open interest chart also provides vital information regarding the liquidity of an option. If there is no open interest for Albertsons Companies' option, there is no secondary market available for investors to trade.

Albertsons Companies Maximum Pain Price across 2022-10-21 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 Albertsons Companies 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.
Albertsons Companies' stock options are financial instruments that give investors the right to buy or sell shares of Albertsons Companies common stock at a specified price for a given time period. Generally speaking, an option to purchase or sell Albertsons stock makes it part of the underlying stock when the option's price is tied to the movement of the underlying stock. If Albertsons Companies' stock price goes up or down, the stock options follow.
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Please note that buying 'in-the-money' options on Albertsons Companies lessens the impact of time decay, as they carry both intrinsic and time value. So, even if Albertsons Companies' 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 Albertsons Companies 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 Albertsons Stock moves the wrong way.

Albertsons Companies In The Money Call Balance

When Albertsons Companies' strike price is surpassing the current stock price, the option contract against Albertsons Companies stock is said to be in the money. When it comes to buying Albertsons Companies' 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 Albertsons Companies 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.

Albertsons Current Options Market Mood

Albertsons Companies' 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 Albertsons 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 Albertsons Companies' calls and puts, are not very successful. It is estimated that an average options trader loses somewhere between 80% to 90% of the time. Albertsons Companies' 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 Albertsons Companies' 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 Albertsons contract

Base on the Rule 16, the options market is currently suggesting that Albertsons Companies will have an average daily up or down price movement of about 2.75% per day over the life of the 2022-10-21 option contract. With Albertsons Companies trading at $24.83, that is roughly $0.68. If you think that the market is fully incorporating Albertsons Companies' daily price movement you should consider buying Albertsons Companies options at the current volatility level of 43.96%. But if you have an opposite viewpoint you should avoid it and even consider selling them.

Albertsons Companies Option Chain

When Albertsons Companies' strike price is surpassing the current stock price, the option contract against Albertsons Companies 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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Albertsons Companies' option chain is a display of a range of information that helps investors for ways to trade options on Albertsons. In general, an option chain provides a helpful tool for investors to see all available option contracts, both puts, and calls, for Albertsons. It also shows strike prices and maturity days for a Albertsons Companies 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
2022-10-21 CALL at $15.00.98390.005402022-10-2111.1 - 11.40.0In
Call
2022-10-21 CALL at $17.00.98060.00802022-10-219.1 - 9.40.0In
Call
2022-10-21 CALL at $18.00.97850.0099102022-10-218.1 - 8.49.7In
Call
2022-10-21 CALL at $19.00.95850.01702022-10-217.1 - 7.50.0In
Call
2022-10-21 CALL at $20.00.93780.024842022-10-216.2 - 6.58.8In
Call
2022-10-21 CALL at $21.00.92880.032302022-10-215.2 - 5.50.0In
Call
2022-10-21 CALL at $22.00.88640.047202022-10-214.3 - 4.60.0In
Call
2022-10-21 CALL at $23.00.85090.0657222022-10-213.3 - 3.74.8In
Call
2022-10-21 CALL at $24.00.780.090782022-10-212.5 - 2.84.35In
Call
2022-10-21 CALL at $25.00.6730.112252022-10-211.9 - 2.03.94In
Call
2022-10-21 CALL at $26.00.55130.1293832022-10-211.25 - 1.41.5In
Call
2022-10-21 CALL at $27.00.42040.13051772022-10-210.8 - 0.90.86Out
Call
2022-10-21 CALL at $28.00.30350.11585102022-10-210.5 - 0.60.55Out
Call
2022-10-21 CALL at $29.00.21180.094113992022-10-210.3 - 0.40.35Out
Call
2022-10-21 CALL at $30.00.13990.071870752022-10-210.15 - 0.250.21Out
Call
2022-10-21 CALL at $31.00.09690.053120432022-10-210.1 - 0.150.14Out
Call
2022-10-21 CALL at $32.00.070.039612762022-10-210.05 - 0.150.14Out
Call
2022-10-21 CALL at $33.00.06410.03315772022-10-210.0 - 0.150.11Out
Call
2022-10-21 CALL at $34.00.05940.028433002022-10-210.05 - 0.10.1Out
 Put
2022-10-21 PUT at $50.0-0.97150.007902022-10-2123.6 - 24.10.0In
 Put
2022-10-21 PUT at $45.0-0.98930.0047312022-10-2118.6 - 19.012.5In
 Put
2022-10-21 PUT at $44.0-0.94010.01502022-10-2117.6 - 18.30.0In
 Put
2022-10-21 PUT at $43.0-0.9270.017202022-10-2116.5 - 17.00.0In
 Put
2022-10-21 PUT at $42.0-0.98870.005602022-10-2115.6 - 16.00.0In
 Put
2022-10-21 PUT at $41.0-0.96570.012502022-10-2114.6 - 15.10.0In
 Put
2022-10-21 PUT at $40.0-0.98810.0064112022-10-2113.6 - 14.09.32In
 Put
2022-10-21 PUT at $39.0-0.96310.014602022-10-2112.6 - 13.10.0In
 Put
2022-10-21 PUT at $38.0-0.98710.028202022-10-2111.6 - 12.07.5In
 Put
2022-10-21 PUT at $37.0-0.9410.021702022-10-2110.6 - 11.20.0In
 Put
2022-10-21 PUT at $36.0-0.9860.009502022-10-219.6 - 10.05.9In
 Put
2022-10-21 PUT at $35.0-0.95570.02212022-10-218.6 - 9.16.7In
 Put
2022-10-21 PUT at $34.0-0.95290.02521802022-10-217.7 - 8.06.0In
 Put
2022-10-21 PUT at $33.0-0.98320.014892022-10-216.6 - 7.04.85In
 Put
2022-10-21 PUT at $32.0-0.94480.035312022-10-215.7 - 6.04.0In
 Put
2022-10-21 PUT at $31.0-0.8390.059520082022-10-214.7 - 5.14.72In
 Put
2022-10-21 PUT at $30.0-0.95360.04733352022-10-213.8 - 4.03.82In
 Put
2022-10-21 PUT at $29.0-0.76760.09193402022-10-212.95 - 3.23.2In
 Put
2022-10-21 PUT at $28.0-0.72610.12613502022-10-212.2 - 2.52.2In
 Put
2022-10-21 PUT at $27.0-0.5830.13493062022-10-211.55 - 1.651.52In
 Put
2022-10-21 PUT at $26.0-0.44740.135611962022-10-211.0 - 1.11.05Out
 Put
2022-10-21 PUT at $25.0-0.32250.1152392022-10-210.65 - 0.750.6Out
 Put
2022-10-21 PUT at $24.0-0.22210.0913272022-10-210.4 - 0.50.45Out
 Put
2022-10-21 PUT at $23.0-0.15160.0657872022-10-210.25 - 0.350.25Out
 Put
2022-10-21 PUT at $22.0-0.09480.045513822022-10-210.15 - 0.20.15Out
 Put
2022-10-21 PUT at $21.0-0.06590.0314172022-10-210.1 - 0.150.18Out
 Put
2022-10-21 PUT at $20.0-0.04940.022510522022-10-210.05 - 0.150.1Out

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Pair Trading with Albertsons Companies

One of the main advantages of trading using pair correlations is that every trade hedges away some risk. Because there are two separate transactions required, even if Albertsons Companies position performs unexpectedly, the other equity can make up some of the losses. Pair trading also minimizes risk from directional movements in the market. For example, if an entire industry or sector drops because of unexpected headlines, the short position in Albertsons Companies will appreciate offsetting losses from the drop in the long position's value.
The ability to find closely correlated positions to Albertsons Companies could be a great tool in your tax-loss harvesting strategies, allowing investors a quick way to find a similar-enough asset to replace Albertsons Companies when you sell it. If you don't do this, your portfolio allocation will be skewed against your target asset allocation. So, investors can't just sell and buy back Albertsons Companies - that would be a violation of the tax code under the "wash sale" rule, and this is why you need to find a similar enough asset and use the proceeds from selling Albertsons Companies to buy it.
The correlation of Albertsons Companies is a statistical measure of how it moves in relation to other equities. This measure is expressed in what is known as the correlation coefficient, which ranges between -1 and +1. A perfect positive correlation (i.e., a correlation coefficient of +1) implies that as Albertsons Companies moves, either up or down, the other security will move in the same direction. Alternatively, perfect negative correlation means that if Albertsons Companies moves in either direction, the perfectly negatively correlated security will move in the opposite direction. If the correlation is 0, the equities are not correlated; they are entirely random. A correlation greater than 0.8 is generally described as strong, whereas a correlation less than 0.5 is generally considered weak.
Correlation analysis and pair trading evaluation for Albertsons Companies can also be used as hedging techniques within a particular sector or industry or even over random equities to generate a better risk-adjusted return on your portfolios.
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Is Albertsons Companies' 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 Albertsons Companies. If investors know Albertsons 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 Albertsons Companies listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
The market value of Albertsons Companies is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Albertsons that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Albertsons Companies' value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Albertsons Companies' 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 Albertsons Companies' market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Albertsons Companies' 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 Albertsons Companies' value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Albertsons Companies value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Albertsons Companies' 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.