Options Strategies on Microsoft and Facebook Stocks (D)
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The case is structured to achieve the following teaching objectives:
- Construct Box, Butterfly, and Condor Options strategies with the help of NYSE Options data
- Calculate the payoff profiles of these Options strategies both from the Long and Short points of view using Options data of Microsoft and Facebook
- Analyze the risk and reward in using these Options strategies
- This case study is meant for graduate/post-graduate level students as a part of their Financial Derivatives, Financial Risk Management courses. It seeks to make students aware of Options and the various Options strategies. The case study can also be used in the Security Analysis and Corporate Finance curriculum.
Box, Butterfly, Condor, Options, Microsoft, Facebook, In-The-Money, Out-of-The-Money, Strike Prices, Options strategies, Long, Short, Call, Put