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Generic Drug Investing Returns +1.3% in Nov.

In blog article, “Wal-Mart – Generic Drugs – Options Investing“, we analyzed the generic drug industry in view of Wal-Mart’s introduction of $4 generic drugs. Using PowerOptions’ SmartSearchXL stock options search tool, we discovered three attractive generic drug covered calls stock options positions. The selected covered calls positions returned an average of +1.3% at options expiration in November of 2006.

The MYL position lost -2% but the loss was not as large as simply holding the position (-4.8%), illustrating a nice feature of covered calls investing. Additionally, even though the stock prices of the other two positions dropped slightly, the return of both positions was still positive (+2.1% and +3.9%).The generic drug landscape still appears attractive, so we will once again search for generic drug covered calls positions using PowerOptions SmartSearchXL stock options search tool. The selected position is shown below:

SmartSearchXL covered call search for November 28
BRL 50.11 (+0.06) BRLLJ 06 DEC 50.0 (18) 1.2 2.4 2.2 2.2

Only one generic drug covered calls stock options position was found with a potential return of +2.2% (18 days) and with downside protection of 2.4%.

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