Selling a covered call on Fidelity.com

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Comparing scenarios

John has selected an underlying stock, and will buy 200 shares. At the same time, he will sell 2 calls (1 option contract = 100 shares of the underlying symbol), with an expiration date of January 18 and a strike price of 40. The underlying’s last price was $38.41.

John is ready to place his trades, and will do so on Fidelity.com.

In this video, you will learn how to place a covered call trade using the option trade ticket on Fidelity.com. You can execute your covered call strategy on Fidelity.com or Active Trader Pro®. If you would like to learn to execute your trade on Active Trader Pro® you can skip to lesson 9.

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