We are recommending the following credit spreads to the APRIL 2014 expiration cycle.
We are recommending credit spreads for our Portfolio #2 in
the following issues.
URI - United Rentals, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an equipment rental company. It operates in two segments, General Rentals; and Trench Safety, Power and HVAC (heating, ventilating and air conditioning). The company offers approximately 3,100 classes of equipment for rent to construction and industrial companies, manufacturers, utilities, municipalities, homeowners, government entities, and other customers. Its fleet of rental equipment includes general construction and industrial equipment, such as backhoes, skid-steer loaders, forklifts, earthmoving equipment, and material handling equipment; aerial work platforms consisting of boom lifts and scissor lifts; and general tools and light equipment, including pressure washers, water pumps, and power tools. Its fleet also comprises trench safety equipment, such as trench shields, aluminum hydraulic shoring systems, slide rails, crossing plates, construction lasers, and line testing equipment for underground work; and power and HVAC equipment, which consists of portable diesel generators, electrical distribution equipment, and temperature control equipment, including heating and cooling equipment. In addition, the company sells new and used equipment; related contractor supplies, including construction consumables, tools, small equipment, and safety supplies; and related parts for equipment, as well as offers repair, maintenance, and rental protection services. As of January 1, 2014, it operated 832 rental locations in the United States and Canada. United Rentals, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut.
STZ - Constellation Brands, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, produces and markets beverage alcohol. The company sells wine across various categories, including table wine, sparkling wine, and dessert wine; and spirits under the Robert Mondavi Brands, Clos du Bois, Estancia, Black Box, Arbor Mist, Blackstone, Rex Goliath, Simi, Toasted Head, Mark West, Ravenswood, Franciscan Estate, Ruffino, Wild Horse, Kim Crawford, Mount Veeder, Nobilo, Inniskillin, Jackson-Triggs, SVEDKA Vodka, Black Velvet Canadian Whisky, and Paul Masson Grande Amber Brandy brand names. It also produces and markets wine kits and beverage alcohol refreshment drinks; and bulk wine and other related products, as well as provides related services. In addition, the company imports, markets, and sells the Modelo Brands beer. Its products are primarily sold to wholesale distributors, importers, retailers, on-premise locations, and government alcohol beverage control agencies in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, and internationally. The company was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Victor, New York.
Put credit spreads = Bullish Put spreads.