First Trust Stock Options Expiring on 16th of February 2024

FTSL Etf  USD 45.80  0.09  0.20%   
First Trust's latest option contracts expiring on 2024-02-16 are carrying combined implied volatility of 0.0 with a put-to-call open interest ratio of 0.22 over 42 outstanding agreements suggesting investors are buying way more calls than puts on contracts expiring on 2024-02-16. The current put volume is at 0, with calls trading at the volume of 0. This yields a 0.0 put-to-call volume ratio. The First Trust option chain provides detailed quote and price information for the current First Trust Senior option contracts. It shows all of First Trust's listed puts, calls, expiration dates, strike prices, and other pricing information.

Open Interest Against 2024-02-16 Option Contracts

First Trust option prices can potentially be used to forecast stock returns because most option chains provide information not only about the current prices but also about the future conditions in First Trust's lending market. For example, when First Trust's puts are not actively trading or completely missing in the marketplace, investors can use it to internalize expected shorting costs. So if an investor is writing a put option on First Trust, he or she must hedge the risk by shorting First Trust stock over its option's life.
The chart above shows First Trust's distribution of open interest by maturity on contracts that have not yet been settled. The area between the two highest points is the projection of the price at expiration. First Trust's open interest chart also provides vital information regarding the liquidity of an option. If there is no open interest for First Trust's option, there is no secondary market available for investors to trade.
First Trust's stock options are financial instruments that give investors the right to buy or sell shares of First Trust Senior common stock at a specified price for a given time period. Generally speaking, an option to purchase or sell First stock makes it part of the underlying stock when the option's price is tied to the movement of the underlying stock. If First Trust's stock price goes up or down, the stock options follow.
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Please note that buying 'in-the-money' options on First Trust lessens the impact of time decay, as they carry both intrinsic and time value. So, even if First Trust's value remains static through the expiration date, the investor can sell to close an 'in-the-money' option to avoid a potential loss. However, in-the-money First Trust contracts are usually more expensive to enter than their out-of-the-money counterparts. So keep in mind that while the payoffs on an in-the-money trade can be high, the investors could ultimately experience a more consequential loss if First Etf moves the wrong way.

First Trust Senior In The Money Call Balance

When First Trust's strike price is surpassing the current stock price, the option contract against First Trust Senior stock is said to be in the money. When it comes to buying First Trust's options that are 'In the Money' or 'Out of the Money', the choice depends on your outlook for the underlying security, financial situation, and what you are trying to achieve.
While 'out-of-the-money' option contracts written on First Trust Senior are typically viewed as the more aggressive, there are potential upsides to purchasing these types of options contracts. For one, the cost to buy an 'Out of the Money' option is lower than the cost to buy an 'In the Money' option. This cost-benefit is due to the fact that at the time of the purchase, 'Out of the Money' contracts have no intrinsic value. So, while the potential for a 100% loss is more significant, the cost and risk to enter the trade are lower.

First Current Options Market Mood

First Trust's open interest and total value indicators provide investors with the necessary information to digest the overall options buildup for its expiring contracts. In addition, it helps First Etf's traders understand whether a recent fall or rise in the market is unreasonable and if the time has come to take contrarian positions. These ratios are calculated based on options trading volumes and current open interest.

Put-to-Call Open Interest

Put-to-Call Volume

Most options investors, including buyers and sellers of First Trust's calls and puts, are not very successful. It is estimated that an average options trader loses somewhere between 80% to 90% of the time. First Trust's option open interest and volume spread between outstanding puts and calls are regarded by many investors as reliable indicators of the overall future market direction. Using current First Trust's option volume and open interest to make an investment decision is considered a contrarian-sentiment measure that can be utilized in many timing strategies in both derivative and spot marketplace.

Rule 16 of the current First contract

Base on the Rule 16, the options market is currently suggesting that First Trust Senior will have an average daily up or down price movement of about 0.0% per day over the life of the 2024-02-16 option contract. With First Trust trading at USD45.8, that is roughly USD0.0. If you think that the market is fully incorporating First Trust's daily price movement you should consider buying First Trust Senior options at the current volatility level of 0.0%. But if you have an opposite viewpoint you should avoid it and even consider selling them.

First Trust Option Chain

When First Trust's strike price is surpassing the current stock price, the option contract against First Trust Senior stock is said to be in the money. When it comes to buying options that are ITM or OTM, the choice depends on your outlook for the underlying security, financial situation, and what you are trying to achieve.
First Trust's option chain is a display of a range of information that helps investors for ways to trade options on First. In general, an option chain provides a helpful tool for investors to see all available option contracts, both puts, and calls, for First. It also shows strike prices and maturity days for a First Trust against a given expiration period. The table below combines all the option information in the form of a chain but before you use it, remember that it entails significant risk and it is not for everyone.
DeltaGammaOpen IntExpirationCurrent SpreadLast Price
2024-02-16 CALL at $35.00.86240.015802024-02-169.1 - 12.50.0In
2024-02-16 CALL at $36.00.85440.017702024-02-168.1 - 11.50.0In
2024-02-16 CALL at $37.00.83920.019802024-02-167.2 - 10.60.0In
2024-02-16 CALL at $38.00.82870.022502024-02-166.2 - 9.60.0In
2024-02-16 CALL at $39.00.81660.025802024-02-165.2 - 8.60.0In
2024-02-16 CALL at $40.00.80250.029802024-02-164.2 - 7.60.0In
2024-02-16 CALL at $41.00.77890.034202024-02-163.3 - 6.70.0In
2024-02-16 CALL at $42.00.75840.040602024-02-162.35 - 5.70.0In
2024-02-16 CALL at $43.00.73270.049202024-02-161.4 - 4.70.0In
2024-02-16 CALL at $44.00.69270.058902024-02-160.5 - 3.80.0In
2024-02-16 CALL at $46.00.57350.0945252024-02-160.1 - 1.950.1Out
2024-02-16 PUT at $48.0-0.82870.09402024-02-160.3 - 4.30.0In
2024-02-16 PUT at $49.0-0.85760.066702024-02-161.3 - 5.30.0In
2024-02-16 PUT at $50.0-0.87690.05102024-02-162.3 - 6.30.0In
2024-02-16 PUT at $51.0-0.89030.04102024-02-163.3 - 7.30.0In
2024-02-16 PUT at $52.0-0.90010.034202024-02-164.3 - 8.30.0In
2024-02-16 PUT at $53.0-0.91825.295102024-02-165.3 - 9.30.0In
2024-02-16 PUT at $54.0-0.93520.019402024-02-166.3 - 10.30.0In
2024-02-16 PUT at $55.0-0.9390.017202024-02-167.3 - 11.30.0In

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The market value of First Trust Senior is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of First that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of First Trust's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is First Trust's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because First Trust's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect First Trust's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between First Trust's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine if First Trust is a good investment by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, First Trust's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.