Berkeley Lights Stock Options


USD 2.86  0.04  1.38%   

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

In The Money vs. Out of Money Option Contracts on Berkeley Lights

Analyzing Berkeley Lights' in-the-money options over time can help investors to take a profitable long position in Berkeley Lights regardless of its overall volatility. This is especially true when Berkeley Lights' options are deep in the money. These options can be identified using deltas that are over 0.75. Deep in-the-money Berkeley Lights' options could be used as guardians of the underlying stock as they move almost dollar for dollar with Berkeley Lights' stock while costing only a fraction of its price.
Berkeley Lights' latest option contracts expiring on 2022-10-21 are carrying combined implied volatility of 348.99 with a put-to-call open interest ratio of 0.28 over 12 outstanding agreements suggesting investors are buying way more calls than puts on contracts expiring on 2022-10-21. The current put volume is at 29, with calls trading at the volume of 44. This yields a 0.66 put-to-call volume ratio. The Berkeley Lights option chain provides detailed quote and price information for the current Berkeley Lights option contracts. It shows all of Berkeley Lights' listed puts, calls, expiration dates, strike prices, and other pricing information.

Open Interest Against 2022-10-21 Option Contracts

Berkeley Lights 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 Berkeley Lights' lending market. For example, when Berkeley Lights' 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 Berkeley Lights, he or she must hedge the risk by shorting Berkeley Lights stock over its option's life.
The chart above shows Berkeley Lights' 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. Berkeley Lights' open interest chart also provides vital information regarding the liquidity of an option. If there is no open interest for Berkeley Lights' option, there is no secondary market available for investors to trade.
Berkeley Lights' stock options are financial instruments that give investors the right to buy or sell shares of Berkeley Lights common stock at a specified price for a given time period. Generally speaking, an option to purchase or sell Berkeley stock makes it part of the underlying stock when the option's price is tied to the movement of the underlying stock. If Berkeley Lights' stock price goes up or down, the stock options follow.
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Please note that buying 'in-the-money' options on Berkeley Lights lessens the impact of time decay, as they carry both intrinsic and time value. So, even if Berkeley Lights' 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 Berkeley Lights 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 Berkeley Stock moves the wrong way.

Berkeley Current Options Market Mood

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

Base on the Rule 16, the options market is currently suggesting that Berkeley Lights will have an average daily up or down price movement of about 21.81% per day over the life of the 2022-10-21 option contract. With Berkeley Lights trading at $2.86, that is roughly $0.62. If you think that the market is fully incorporating Berkeley Lights' daily price movement you should consider buying Berkeley Lights options at the current volatility level of 348.99%. But if you have an opposite viewpoint you should avoid it and even consider selling them.

Berkeley Lights Option Chain

When Berkeley Lights' strike price is surpassing the current stock price, the option contract against Berkeley Lights 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.
Berkeley Lights' option chain is a display of a range of information that helps investors for ways to trade options on Berkeley. In general, an option chain provides a helpful tool for investors to see all available option contracts, both puts, and calls, for Berkeley. It also shows strike prices and maturity days for a Berkeley Lights 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
2022-10-21 CALL at $2.50.73030.397602022-10-210.25 - 0.80.65In
2022-10-21 PUT at $5.0-0.19580.0436392022-10-210.55 - 4.02.1In
2022-10-21 PUT at $7.5-0.63670.1215302022-10-214.1 - 5.14.41In
2022-10-21 PUT at $10.0-0.53270.0927202022-10-216.1 - 7.95.0In
2022-10-21 PUT at $12.5-0.14490.025902022-10-217.1 - 11.89.36In
2022-10-21 PUT at $15.0-0.12350.021632022-10-219.7 - 14.411.7In

Some investors attempt to determine whether the market's mood is bullish or bearish by monitoring changes in market sentiment. Unlike more traditional methods such as technical analysis, investor sentiment usually refers to the aggregate attitude towards Berkeley Lights in the overall investment community. So, suppose investors can accurately measure the market's sentiment. In that case, they can use it for their benefit. For example, some tools to gauge market sentiment could be utilized using contrarian indexes, Berkeley Lights' short interest history, or implied volatility extrapolated from Berkeley Lights options trading.

Pair Trading with Berkeley Lights

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 Berkeley Lights 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 Berkeley Lights will appreciate offsetting losses from the drop in the long position's value.

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The ability to find closely correlated positions to Berkeley Lights could be a great tool in your tax-loss harvesting strategies, allowing investors a quick way to find a similar-enough asset to replace Berkeley Lights 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 Berkeley Lights - 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 Berkeley Lights to buy it.
The correlation of Berkeley Lights 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 Berkeley Lights moves, either up or down, the other security will move in the same direction. Alternatively, perfect negative correlation means that if Berkeley Lights 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 Berkeley Lights 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 Berkeley Lights' 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 Berkeley Lights. If investors know Berkeley 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 Berkeley Lights 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 Berkeley Lights is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Berkeley that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Berkeley Lights' value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Berkeley Lights' 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 Berkeley Lights' market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Berkeley Lights' 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 Berkeley Lights' value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Berkeley Lights value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Berkeley Lights' 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.