Long Synthetic Future Calculator
Search a symbol to visualize the potential profit and loss for a long synthetic future option strategy.
What is a long synthetic future?
This strategy recreates the risk profile of a long stock position by buying an at-the-money call and selling an at-the-money put. It is usually established as a very small credit or debit, making it a "no cost" alternative to owning a stock and allowing you to have leverage without an up-front cost.
Remember that because this strategy has a short put, it has assignment risk.
- Sell a put at strike A
- Buy a call at strike A