We are adding the following recommendations to the Februay portfolio.
It is earnings season and a lot of our plays will be reporting this month, as there
were only a limited number of plays that did not report that were playable
We are recommending credit spreads in the following issues and some will be
reporting earnings during the cycle before the February expiration date arrives.
OSTK - Overstock.com, Inc. is an online closeout retailer offering discount, brand-name merchandise for sale over the Internet. Their merchandise offerings include bed-and-bath goods, kitchenware, watches, jewelry, electronics, sporting goods and designer accessories.
AMAG - AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company that utilizes its proprietary nanoparticle technology for the development and commercialization of therapeutic iron compounds to treat anemia and novel imaging agents to aid in the diagnosis of cancer and cardiovascular disease. Ferumoxytol, the company's key product candidate, is being developed for use as an intravenous iron replacement therapeutic for the treatment of iron deficiency anemia in chronic kidney disease patients.Combidex?, the company's other product under development, is an investigational functional molecular imaging agent consisting of iron oxide nanoparticles for use in conjunction with magnetic resonance imaging to aid in the differentiation of cancerous from normal lymph nodes. In March 2005, the company received an approvable letter from the FDA with respect to Combidex, subject to certain conditions.
NYT - New York Times Company is a diversified media company including newspapers, television and radio stations, magazines, electronic information and publishing, Internet businesses, and forest products investments. The Company currently classifies its businesses into the following segments: Newspapers, Broadcasting, Magazines, and Forest Product Investments and Other Joing Ventures.
CSTR - Coinstar, Inc.operate a national network of self-service coin-counting machines in the U.S., the U.K., and Canada. The company's Coinstar coin-counting units provide consumers with a fun, accurate and convenient means of converting accumulated change into cash. The Coinstar unit, which is about the size of an ATM, is highly accurate, durable, easy to use, and easy to service. It accepts consumers' loose change and then prints out a voucher listing the total number by denomination and dollar value of the processed coins, less our processing fee.
MOS - The Mosaic Company is one of the world's leading producers and marketers of concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients. For the global agriculture industry, Mosaic is a single source for phosphates, potash, nitrogen fertilizers and feed ingredients
MON - Monsanto is a leading global provider of technology-based solutions and agricultural products for growers and downstream customers, such as grain processors and consumers, in the agricultural markets. The combination of its herbicides, seeds and related genetic trait products provides growers with integrated solutions to more efficiently and cost effectively produce crops at higher yields, while controlling weeds, insects and diseases. Its base business, led by Roundup and coupled with the latest tools in biotechnology, genomics and molecular breeding.
We are recommending the following specific credit spreads.
call credit spreads - bearish call spreads.
Put credit spreads = bullish call spreads.
MON spread below has been corrected. Correct trade is listed below.
Supplemental ETF, Holders and Indexes.