Earnings play on Netapp Inc.

Earnings play on Netapp Inc …
SELL -5 STRANGLE NTAP 100 (Weeklys) MAY4 14 36/34.5 CALL/PUT @1.23 LMT
(short strikes around the anticipated market maker move … can use cost of ATM straddle for estimation as well)
Days to exp. = 2
POP =~ 90.0%
Max. profit = $625(exc. commissions)
Buying power effect = $3,438
ROC (max. profit) = 480/991 =~ 18%
The idea would be to take off the spread tomorrow after the earnings announcement tonight EST.  Hence the actual ROC would be lower, since maximum profit will not be collected.


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