We are recommending the following credit spreads to the MAY expiration cycle.
We are recommending credit spreads for our Portfolio #1 in
the following issues.
HPQ - Hewlett-Packard Company and its subsidiaries provide products, technologies, software, solutions, and services to individual consumers, small-and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), and large enterprises, including customers in the government, health, and education sectors worldwide. Its Personal Systems segment offers commercial notebooks and desktops; consumer notebooks, desktops, and mini notebooks; and workstations, calculators and other related accessories, and software and services for the commercial and consumer markets. The companyÂ’s Services segment provides consulting, outsourcing, and technology services to infrastructure, applications, and business process domains. Its Printing segment offers consumer and commercial printer hardware, supplies, media, and scanning devices, such as inkjet and Web solutions, laserjet and enterprise solutions, managed enterprise solutions, and graphics solutions. The companyÂ’s Enterprise Servers, Storage, and Networking segment provides industry standard servers; business critical systems; storage platforms; and networking products comprising switches, routers, and wireless LANs. Its Software segment offers enterprise information management solutions for structured and unstructured data, IT management software, and security intelligence/risk management solutions as software licenses, software-as-a-service, and hybrid or appliance deployment models.
POT - Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc., together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells fertilizers and related industrial and feed products primarily in the United States and Canada. The company mines and produces potash, which is used as fertilizer. It also offers solid and liquid phosphate fertilizers; animal feed supplements; purified phosphoric acid, which is used in food products and industrial processes; hydrofluosilicic acid; and silicon tetrafluoride. In addition, the company produces nitrogen fertilizers and nitrogen feed, as well as industrial products, including ammonia, urea, nitrogen solutions, ammonium nitrate, and nitric acid. It holds the right to mine 773,812 acres of land in Saskatchewan; and 58,263 acres of land in New Brunswick in Canada. The company sells its fertilizers to retailers, dealers, cooperatives, distributors, and other fertilizer producers; industrial products primarily to chemical product manufacturers; and purified phosphoric acid directly to consumers of the product. Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. was founded in 1953 and is headquartered in Saskatoon, Canada.
CMA - Comerica Incorporated, through its subsidiaries, provides financial products and services primarily in Texas, Arizona, California, Florida, and Michigan. The company operates in three segments: Business Bank, Retail Bank, and Wealth Management. The Business Bank segment offers various products and services, including commercial loans and lines of credit, deposits, cash management, capital market products, international trade finance, letters of credit, foreign exchange management services, and loan syndication services to middle market businesses, multinational corporations, and governmental entities. The Retail Bank segment provides small business banking and personal financial services consisting of consumer lending, consumer deposit gathering, and mortgage loan origination. It also offers various consumer products comprising deposit accounts, installment loans, credit cards, student loans, home equity lines of credit, and residential mortgage loans. The Wealth Management segment provides products and services, including fiduciary services, private banking, retirement services, investment management and advisory services, and investment banking and brokerage services.
NTAP - NetApp, Inc. engages in design, manufacture, marketing, and technical support of networked storage solutions. The company supply enterprise storage and data management software, and hardware products and services. It offers Data ONTAP, an operating system that supports storage area network (SAN) and network-attached storage (NAS) environments; storage efficiency technologies, such as FlexVol, FlexClone, and Deduplication technologies; storage management and application integration software comprising OnCommand management software that controls, automates, and analyzes shared storage infrastructures. The company also provides fabric-attached storage unified storage systems for the storage of data on various platforms and network infrastructures; virtual storage tier; and V-Series network-based virtualization solutions that provide SAN and NAS access to the data stored in heterogeneous storage arrays; and E-Series systems for data storage. In addition, it offers data protection software products, including Snapshot, SnapRestore, SnapVault, and MetroCluster, as well as SnapMirror data replication solution; data retention and archive products; Flash Cache modules; storage security products for data security and key management in IP SAN, NAS, and tape backup environments; and StorageGRID, a storage software solution that enables intelligent data management and secure content retention, as well as professional services, global support solutions, and customer education and training for data management. It sells its products to energy, financial services, government, high technology, Internet, life sciences and healthcare services, manufacturing, media, entertainment, animation and video postproduction, and telecommunications sectors in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia Pacific, and Japan. NetApp, Inc. was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.
We are recommending the following specific credit spread.
Call credit spread = bearish call spread.
We are recommending credit spreads for our Portfolio #2 in the following issues.
INTU - Intuit Inc. provides business and financial management solutions for small businesses, consumers, accounting professionals, and financial institutions primarily in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, India, and Singapore. It offers QuickBooks financial and business management software and services; QuickBooks technical support; financial supplies; Demandforce, which provides online marketing and customer communication solutions; payroll products and services; merchant services, including credit and debit card processing; electronic check conversion and automated clearing house services; Web-based transaction processing services for online merchants; and GoPayment mobile payment processing services. The company also provides TurboTax income tax preparation products and services for consumers and small business owners; Lacerte and ProSeries professional tax products and services; and QuickBooks Premier Accountant Edition and the QuickBooks ProAdvisor Program for accounting professionals. In addition, it offers online and mobile banking solutions for financial institutions; Quicken line of desktop software products to reconcile bank accounts, pay bills, record credit card, and other transactions, as well as to track investments, mortgages, and other assets and liabilities; Mint personal finance service that shows various financial accounts in one online location; and Intuit Health online patient-to-provider communication solutions.
We are recommending the following specific credit spreads.
Call credit spreads = bearish call spreads.