Maruti Suzuki is all set to announce its September quarter results on 27 October. The closing price of the stock was ₹10,620 on 25 October.
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Let's understand what a straddle is.
Long straddle: A trader will buy a straddle if he or she believes that Maruti Suzuki will be volatile before 30 November 2023.
This strategy is deployed by buying at-the-money (ATM) call and put options of the same expiry and strike.
Short straddle: A trader will sell a straddle if he or she believes that Maruti Suzuki would not be volatile before 30 November 2023.
This strategy is deployed by selling ATM call and put options of the same expiry and strike.
Now, let’s find out critical levels while trading in Maruti Suzuki options contract
- The premium for 10700 CE (ATM call option) is ₹244.
- The premium for 10700 PE (ATM put option) is ₹276.
- When we add these, we get the expected movement (up or down) from the current price. In this case, it’s 520 or ±4.90% of ₹10,620.
- This means the upper range is ₹11140and the lower range is ₹10100
As on 25 October 2023
Deploying straddle for Maruti Suzuki contract
For options traders, earnings announcements provide an opportunity to trade on the volatility.
Deploy a Long Straddle if you believe Maruti Suzuki will move more than (±4.90%)
Deploy a Short Straddle if you believe Maruti Suzuki will move less than (±4.90%)
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