Short Combo Calculator

Search a symbol to visualize the potential profit and loss for a short combo option strategy.


What is a short combo?

BearishNearly Unlimited ProfitUnlimited Loss

Similar to a short synthetic future, but with a distance between strikes. This makes the trade have no return or loss between the strikes at expiration, and only gain or lose if the stock goes below strike A or above strike B. Further from expiration, it behaves like a short synthetic future.

ABProfitLossStock Price
  • Buy a put at strike A
  • Sell a call at strike B