Short Put Calculator

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What is a short put?

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A simple but risky strategy which results in an initial credit. By selling a put, you are liable to buy 100 shares of the underlying stock at strike price A if assigned. Because of this, you should be okay with buying the stock at such a price. If it expires above strike A, you keep the credit.

(also known as: Naked Put)
AProfitLossStock Price (at expiration)
  • Sell a put at strike A