The Oracle Speaks

Oraculum Loquitur

https://theoptionsoracle.com/

20 July 2014

Introducing The Rowboat

An advanced Covered Call system that is quite possibly The Holy Grail of Investing.
Step 1: Sell the Put
( This is a Cash Covered Put, I have to have enough Cash to buy 100 shares per contract if the option is exercised, this is also my maximum risk. )

 

ARWR @ $11.34

Arrowhead Research Corp.

 

Sell To Open ARWR Aug14 $9.00 Put @ Market
Bid .75c / Time .83c

8.33% return in 25 days

$10,000 should generate $833.00

Arrowhead Research Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company, develops targeted RNAi therapeutics in the United States. The company’s product candidate comprise ARC-520, an RNAi-based therapeutic that has completed a Phase 1 clinical trial for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection; and Adipotide, which is in Phase I clinical trial for the treatment for obesity and related metabolic disorders. Its platform technologies include Dynamic Polyconjugate platform, a RNA delivery system that addresses multiple organ systems and cell types, promotes multi-log gene knockdown, and induces endosomal escape; and Homing Peptides platform, a library of short peptides. The company also develops DPC-enabled RNAi therapeutic, a pre-clinical stage product to treat an undisclosed orphan liver disease. It also has research collaboration and license agreement with Shire AG to develop and commercialize targeted peptide-drug conjugates. The company, formerly known as InterActive Group, Inc., was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Pasadena, California.

Arrowhead Research Corp.
225 South Lake Avenue
Suite 1050
Pasadena, CA 91101
Phone: 626-304-3400
Fax: 626-304-3401
Website: http://www.arrowheadresearch.com

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News: These looked interesting, but did not have the safety factor I look for.

 

VHC VirnetX Holding Corp

 

TWTR Twitter, Inc.

Remember, no more than 5 or 10% of your portfolio should ever be exposed in any one trade or position

Example: if you have $30k total, each position can only be $3k exposure

Step 2:IF it got Put to us,Now we “Lock-in” a profit and complete the rowboat

Sell the Covered Call

(Do not buy the stock just to sell the covered Call)

We did not enter any new long positions

(Nothing got “Put” to us)

Remember, no more than 5 or 10% of your portfolio should ever go into any one trade or position. Example: if you have $30k total, each position can only be $3k exposure

How did we do last Month?

 

 

Expired Puts

 

OHRP @ $8.37

Ohr Pharmaceutical, Inc.

 

Sold Puts

 

 

06/23/2014 Sell To Open OHRP Jul14 $5 Put $0.50

 

History:

Cost basis $5.00 per share.

Premiums collected: .50c per share

 

 

 

 

10% return in 28 days

$10,000 would generate $1000.00
VHC @ $15.27

VirnetX Holding Corporation

 

Sold Puts

 

 

06/23/2014 Sell To Open VHC Jul14 13 Put $0.90

 

 

 

History:

Cost basis $13.00 per share.

Premiums collected: .90c per share

6.9% return in 28 days

$10,000 should generate $690.00
Current/Older Positions/History

This includes a running total for each open position.

Do not enter these positions.

CLSN @ $3.01

Celsion Corporation

 

Called away

Move to closed positions
History:

Cost basis $2.00 per share.

Premiums collected: $1.65 per share

Capital Gain: $1.00

Total: $2.65

132.5%* Return in 19 months

* This does not factor in any stock split.

$10,000 would have generated $1325.00

actual trades:

07/18/2014 Sell CLSN – Option Assignment $3.00

04/21/2014 Sell To Open CLSN Jul14 $3 Call $0.40

03/24/2014 Sell To Open CLSN Apr14 $4 Call $0.05

02/24/2014 Sell To Open CLSN Mar14 $4 Call $0.05

01/21/2014 Sell To Open CLSN Feb14 $4 Call $0.25

12/23/2013 Sell To Open CLSN Jan14 $4 Call $0.15

11/18/2013 Sell To Open CLSN Dec13 $4 Call $0.25

02/19/2013 Sell To Open CLSN July 2013 $3 Call

(did not fill, because of Holiday) 0.00

02/15/2013 Buy CLSN – Option Assignment $2.00

01/22/2013 Sell To Open CLSN Feb13 $2 Put $0.30

12/24/2012 Sell To Open CLSN Jan13 $2 Put $0.20

Celsion Corporation, an oncology drug development company, engages in the development and commercialization of targeted chemotherapeutic oncology drugs based on its proprietary heat-activated liposomal technology. The company develops ThermoDox, a liposomal encapsulation of doxorubicin, which is under Phase III clinical trial for primary liver cancer; under phase II clinical trial for colorectal liver metastasis; and under phase II clinical trial for treatment of recurrent chest wall breast cancer. It has a development, product supply, and commercialization agreement with Yakult Honsha Co. for ThermoDox; a license agreement with Duke University to commercialize and use Duke’s thermo-liposome technology; and a joint research agreement with Royal Philips Electronics to evaluate the combination of Philips’ high intensity focused ultrasound with its ThermoDox to determine the potential of this combination to treat various cancers. The company was founded in 1982 and is based in Lawrenceville, New Jersey.

 

Celsion Corp.
997 Lenox Drive
Suite 100
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Phone: 609-896-9100
Fax: 609-896-2200
Website: http://www.celsion.com

News:

CYTK @ $4.28

Cytokinetics, Incorporated

 

 

Hold Aug 2014 $5 Call still cooking

History:

Cost basis $5.00 per share.

Premiums collected: .65c per share

13% Return in 3 months

05/19/2014 Sell To Open CYTK Aug14 $5 Call $0.40

05/16/2014 Buy CYTK – Stock Assignment $5.00

04/21/2014 Sell To Open CYTK May14 $5 Put $0.25

$10,000 would have generated $500.00

Cytokinetics, Incorporated, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the discovery and development of novel small molecule therapeutics that modulate muscle function for the potential treatment of serious diseases and medical conditions. Its lead drug candidate from its

cardiac muscle contractility program, omecamtiv mecarbil, is in Phase II clinical development for the treatment of heart failure. The company holds a license to develop and commercialize omecamtiv mecarbil and related compounds worldwide. It develops tirasemtiv, a fast skeletal muscle activator, as a potential treatment for diseases and medical conditions associated with neuromuscular dysfunction. Tirasemtiv is in Phase II clinical trials program and has been granted orphan drug designation and fast track status by the United States Food and Drug Administration and orphan medicinal product designation by the European Medicines Agency for the potential treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Cytokinetics, Incorporated has a strategic alliance with Amgen Inc. to discover, develop, and commercialize small molecule therapeutics that activate cardiac muscle contractility for applications in the treatment of heart failure; and Astellas Pharma Inc. to develop a skeletal muscle activator structurally distinct from tirasemtiv, for non-neuromuscular indications. Cytokinetics, Incorporated was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in South San Francisco, California.
Cytokinetics, Incorporated
280 East Grand Avenue
South San Francisco, CA 94080
Phone: 650-624-3000
Fax: 650-624-3010
Website: http://www.cytokinetics.com

ONTY @ $2.76

HOLD No good options at this time

History:

Cost basis $5.00 per share.

Premiums collected: 2.35 per share

47% Return in 31 months

$10,000 would have generated $4700.00

actual trades:

03/24/2014 Sell To Open ONTY May14 4 Call $0.15

03/18/2013 Sell To Open ONTY Jun13 5 Call $0.05

11/19/2012 Sell To Open ONTY Jan13 6 Call $0.55

05/21/2012 Sell To Open ONTY Nov12 7 Call $0.05

03/20/2012 Sell To Open ONTY May12 6 Call $0.05

03/16/2012 Buy ONTY – Option Assignment        $5.00

03/16/2012 Buy To Close ONTY Mar12 $5 Put

02/21/2012 Sell To Open ONTY Mar12 $5 Put $0.70

01/30/2012 Sell To Open ONTY Feb12 5 Put $0.50

01/09/2012 Sell To Open ONTY Jan12 5 Put $0.30

Oncothyreon Inc.(ONTY), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company

focuses on the development of therapeutic products for the treatment of cancer. Its primary product candidate, Stimuvax is in Phase III clinical trials for the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer. The company also develops PX-866, a small molecule that is in Phase II trials. In addition, it engages in the preclinical development of ONT-10, a cancer vaccine. The company operates in Canada, the United States, Barbados, and Europe. Oncothyreon Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

 

 

Oncothyreon Inc
2601 Fourth Avenue
Suite 500
Seattle, WA 98121
Phone: 206-801-2100
Fax: 206-801-2101
Website: http://www.oncothyreon.com

News:

PAAS @ $15.37

Hold

there are no good options at this time.

History:

Cost basis $36.00 per share.

Premiums collected: $3.50 per share

Dividends .63c

 

Total: $4.13

11.04% Return in 41 months

$10,000 would have generated $1104.00

actual trades:

12/11/2013 PAAS – PAAS QUALIFIED DIVIDEND .125

09/06/2013 PAAS – PAAS QUALIFIED DIVIDEND .125

06/19/2013 PAAS – PAAS QUALIFIED DIVIDEND .125

03/19/2013 PAAS – PAAS QUALIFIED DIVIDEND .125

12/04/2012 PAAS – PAAS QUALIFIED DIVIDEND .125

09/24/2012 Sell To Open PAAS Jan13 40 Call $0.05

01/30/2012Sell To Open PAAS Jul12 36 Call $0.20

12/06/2011 PAAS – PAAS QUALIFIED DIVIDEND $.025

10/24/2011 Sell To Open            PAAS Jan12 36 Call $0.40

10/22/2011 Buy To Close           EXPIRED PAAS Oct11 36 Call

09/08/2011 PAAS – PAAS QUALIFIED DIVIDEND $.025

06/20/2011 Sell To Open            PAAS Oct11 36 Call $0.80

06/19/2011 Buy To Close           EXPIRED PAAS JUN11 36 CALL

06/16/2011 PAAS QUALIFIED DIVIDEND $.025

05/23/2011 Sell To Open            PAAS Jun11 36 Call $0.50

05/20/2011 Buy PAAS – Option Assignment        $36.00

05/20/2011 Buy To Close           PAAS May11 36 Put $0.00

04/18/2011 Sell To Open            PAAS May11 36 Put $1.55
Pan American Silver Corp. engages in the exploration, development, extraction, processing, production, refining, reclamation, and operation of silver properties. The company also produces and sells gold, zinc, lead, and copper. As of April 27, 2011, it had seven silver mining operations in Mexico, Peru, Argentina, and Bolivia. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

 

Pan American Silver Corp.
625 Howe Street
Suite 1500
Vancouver, BC V6C 2T6
Phone: 604-684-1175
Fax: 604-684-0147
Website: http://www.panamericansilver.com
News:

PAY@ $35.81

Sell to open PAY October 2014 $44.00 Call @ Market

Bid .25c / time .35c
History:

Cost basis $43.00 per share.

Premiums collected: $3.61 per share

8.39% Return in 40 months

$10,000 would have generated $839.00

actual trades:

03/24/2014 Sell To Open    PAY Jul14 44 Call $0.25

10/22/2012 Sell To Open    PAY Jan13 44 Call $0.10

06/18/2012 Sell To Open   PAY Oct12 $44 Call $0.35

05/21/2012 Sell To Open    PAY Jun12 50 Call $1.00

04/16/2012 Sell To Open    PAY May12 57.5 Call $1.02

04/16/2012 Buy To Close   PAY Apr12 49 Call -$5.36

01/23/2012 Sell To Open    PAY Apr12 49 Call $0.40

01/22/2012 Buy To Close   EXPIRED PAY JAN12 49 CALL

10/31/2011 Sell To Open    PAY Jan12 49 Call $0.90

10/31/2011 Buy To Close   PAY Jan12 46 Call -$1.90

10/24/2011 Sell To Open PAY Jan12 46 Call $1.10

10/22/2011 Buy To Close   EXPIRED PAY Oct11 42 Call

08/23/2011 Sell To Open    PAY Oct11 42 Call $0.60

08/21/2011 Buy To Close   EXPIRED PAY AUG11 46 Call

07/19/2011 Sell To Open    PAY Aug11 46 Call $1.05

07/17/2011 Buy To Close   EXPIRED PAY JUL11 44 Call

06/20/2011 Sell To Open    PAY Jul11 44 Call $0.75

06/17/2011 Buy To Close   PAY Jun11 43 Put $0.00

06/17/2011 Buy PAY – Option Assignment $43.00

05/23/2011 Sell To Open    PAY Jun11 43 Put $1.70

 

VeriFone Systems, Inc. designs, markets, and services electronic payment solutions that enable secure electronic payments among consumers, merchants, and financial institutions worldwide. The company provides countertop electronic payment systems that accept magnetic, smart card, and contactless/radio frequency identification cards; and support credit, debit, check, electronic benefits transfer, and various pre-paid products, as well as offers wireless system solutions. The company also provides products for the point of sale applications, which include displays, user-friendly interfaces, electronic cash registers (ECR) interfaces, durable key pads, and signature capture functionality; and contactless/near field communication (NFC) payment solutions for consumer-activated transactions using contactless cards, tokens, or NFC enabled mobile phones. In addition, it offers various products for petroleum companies, such as integrated electronic payment systems that combine card processing, fuel dispensing, and ECR functions, as well as secure payment systems for integration with petroleum pump controllers and systems. Further, the company provides server-based transaction products; secure payment hardware and software integration modules; and VeriShield Protect, a solution that encrypts and protects consumer card data. Additionally, it offers client services, including payment system consulting, deployment, on-site and telephone-based installation and training, help desk support, repairs, replacement of impaired system solutions, asset tracking, and reporting; and project management services. The company serves financial institutions, payment processors, petroleum companies, retailers, government organizations, and healthcare companies, as well as independent sales organizations. The company was formerly known as VeriFone Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to VeriFone Systems, Inc. in May 2010. The company is headquartered in San Jose, California.
VeriFone Systems, Inc
2099 Gateway Place
Suite 600
San Jose, CA 95110
Phone: 408-232-7800
Fax: 408-232-7811
Website: http://www.verifone.com
News:
PLUG @ $5.03

Plug Power Inc.

HOLD: PLUG Aug 2014 $6.00 Call still cooking

History:
Cost basis $6.00 per share.

Premiums collected: .75c per share

12.5% Return in 3 months

05/19/2014 Sell To Open PLUG Aug14 $6 Call $0.35

05/16/2014 Buy PLUG – Stock Assignment $6.00

04/21/2014 Sell To Open PLUG May14 $6 Put $0.40

 

$10,000 would have generated $1250.00

Plug Power Inc., an alternative energy technology provider, is engaged in the design, development, manufacture, and commercialization of fuel cell systems for the industrial off-road markets worldwide. It is focused on proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cell and fuel processing technologies and fuel cell/battery hybrid technologies. The company’s product line includes GenDrive, a hydrogen fueled PEM fuel cell system providing power to material handling vehicles; GenKey, its turn-key solution offering simplicity to customers transitioning their material handling vehicles to fuel cell power; GenFuel, its hydrogen fueling delivery system; and GenCare, its ongoing maintenance program for both the GenDrive fuel cells and GenFuel products. The company sells its products to businesses, government agencies, and commercial consumers through direct product sales force, original equipment manufacturers, and their dealer networks. Plug Power Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Latham, New York
Plug Power Inc.
968 Albany Shaker Road
Latham, NY 12110
Phone: 518-782-7700
Website: http://www.plugpower.com
PRKR @ $1.32

 

Parkervision Inc.

Hold: No good options at this time

History:

 

Cost basis $5.00 per share.

Premiums collected: $1.00 per share

20% Return in 9 months

$10,000 would have generated $2000.00

 

actual trades:

04/21/2014 Sell To Open PRKR Jul14 $5 Call $0.25

03/24/2014 Sell To Open    PRKR Apr14 5.5 Call $0.15

12/23/2013 Sell To Open PRKR Mar14 $6 Call $0.15

11/15/2013 Buy PRKR – Stock Assignment $5.00

10/21/2013 Sell To Open PRKR Nov13 $5 Put $0.45

 

 

ParkerVision, Inc. designs, develops, and markets proprietary radio frequency (RF) technologies and products for use in semiconductor circuits for wireless communication products in the United States. It offers its technologies for processing RF waveforms in wireless applications. Its technology applies to both transmit and receive functions of a radio transceiver. The transmit portion of the technology, Direct2Power, enables the transformation of a baseband data signal to an RF carrier waveform at the desired power output level in a single unified operation. The receiver portion of the technology, Direct2Data, enables the direct conversion of an RF carrier to a baseband data signal. The company also provides engineering consulting and design services to its customers to assist them in developing prototypes and/or products incorporating its technologies. It focuses on incorporating its technologies into mobile handsets for 3G and 4G cellular networks, as well as to other wireless products that are related to networks serving mobile handsets, such as tablets, data cards, femtocells, machine-to-machine, and embedded applications. The company’s technology is also used in non-cellular radio applications comprising military radios and cable modems. ParkerVision, Inc. was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida.

 

 

QCOR @ $95.01

Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Called away

move to closed positions

 

History:

Cost basis $70.00 per share.

Premiums collected: $6.10 per share

Capital Gain $10.00

Total: $16.10

 

23% Return in 5 months

 

$10,000 would have generated $2300.00

 

actual trades:

 

07/18/2014 Sell QCOR- Option Assignment $80.00

03/24/2014 Sell To Open QCOR Jul14 80 Call $3.10

03/21/2014 Buy QCOR – Stock Assignment       $70.00

02/24/2014 Sell To Open    QCOR Mar14 70 Put $3.00

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Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, provides drugs for the treatment of multiple sclerosis, nephrotic syndrome, and infantile spasms indications. It primarily offers H.P. Acthar Gel, an injectable drug for the treatment of acute exacerbations of multiple sclerosis in adults; to induce a diuresis or a remission of proteinuria in the nephrotic syndrome without uremia of the idiopathic type or that due to lupus erythematosus; and as monotherapy for the treatment of infantile spasms in infants and children under two years of age. The company’s H.P. Acthar Gel also focuses on rheumatology-related conditions, including collagen diseases and rheumatic disorders. In addition, it offers Doral for the treatment of insomnia. The company sells its Acthar primarily to specialty pharmacies; and Doral to pharmaceutical wholesalers. Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Anaheim, California.

 

Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
1300 North Kellogg Drive
Suite D
Anaheim, CA 92807
Phone: 714-786-4200
Fax: 714-789-4229
Website: http://www.questcor.com

 

 

 

SCTY @ $66.36

solar city corporation

 

Sell To Open SCTY Aug 14 $80 Call @ Market

 

Bid $1.14c / Time $1.23c

 

 

History:

Cost basis $75.00 per share.

Premiums collected: $8.93 per share

11.19% Return in 5 months

 

$10,000 would have generated $1062.00

 

actual trades:

 

04/21/2014 Sell To Open SCTY Jul14 $80 Call $1.31

03/24/2014 Sell To Open SCTY Apr14 80 Call $0.55

03/21/2014 Buy SCTY – Option Assignment $75.00

02/24/2014 Sell To Open SCTY Mar14 75 Put $7.07

 

SolarCity Corporation engages in the design, installation, and sale or lease of solar energy systems to residential and commercial customers, and government entities in the United States. It provides solar energy systems; and energy efficiency products and services

including home energy evaluation, and energy efficiency upgrade products and services. The company also sells electricity generated by solar energy systems to customers. In addition, it markets and installs electric vehicle charging equipment to residential and commercial customers through retail partnerships. The company was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in San Mateo, California.
SolarCity Corporation
3055 Clearview Way
San Mateo, CA 94402
Phone: 650-638-1028
Fax: 650-638-1029
Website: http://www.solarcity.com

TRGT @ $4.02

HOLD: TRGT Aug14 10 Call still cooking

History:

Cost basis $12.50 per share.

Premiums collected: $2.65 per share

21.% Return in 33 months

$10,000 would have generated $21200.00

actual trades:

04/21/2014 Sell To Open TRGT Aug14 $10 Call $0.40

02/21/2012 Sell To Open TRGT May12 15 Call $0.25

11/28/2011 Sell To Open TRGT Feb12 15 Call $0.40

11/18/2011 Buy To Close TRGT Nov11 12.5 Put

11/18/2011 Buy TRGT – Option Assignment $12.50

10/23/2011 Sell to Open TRGT Nov 11 $12.50 PUT $1.60

Targacept, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, engages in the design, discovery, and development of novel Neuronal Nicotinic Receptors (NNR) Therapeutics for the treatment of diseases and disorders of the nervous system. Its lead program, TC-5214, a nicotinic channel modulator, is in Phase 3 clinical trials as an adjunct treatment for major depressive disorder (MDD) and in Phase 2b clinical trial for switch monotherapy in patients with MDD. The company s novel small molecule product candidates under Phase 2 clinical development include TC-5619 for treating negative symptoms and cognitive dysfunction in schizophrenia, attention deficit/hyperactivity

disorder, and Alzheimer s disease; AZD3480 as a treatment for mild to moderate Alzheimer s disease; AZD1446 as a treatment for Alzheimer s disease; and TC-6987 for the treatment of inflammatory disorders, including asthma and Type 2 diabetes. It has a collaborative research and license agreement with AstraZeneca AB for the development and commercialization of AZD3480, TC-5214, and TC-5619; and a product development and commercialization agreement with SmithKline Beecham Corporation to discover, develop, and market product candidates that selectively target specified NNR subtypes in specified therapeutic focus areas. The company was founded in 1997 and is based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

 

Targacept, Inc.
200 East First Street
Suite 300
Winston-Salem, NC 27101-4165
Phone: 336-480-2100
Fax: 336-480-2107
Website: http://www.targacept.com

 

News:

Earnings report in February

 

 

VJET @ $18.60

 

Voxeljet AG (VJET)

 

HOLD : No good options at this time

 

 

 

 

History:

 

Cost basis $55.00 per share.

Premiums collected: $4.70 per share

8.5% Return in 8 months

$10,000 would have generated $850.00

 

actual trades:

 

02/24/2014 Sell To Open VJET May14 $60 Call 0.35c

12/23/2013 Sell To Open VJET Feb14 $60 Call 0.35c

11/18/2013 Sell To Open VJET Dec13 $55 Put $4.00

 

voxeljet AG provides three-dimensional (3D) printers and on-demand parts services. Its 3D printers employ a powder binding additive manufacturing technology to produce parts using various material sets. The company operates in two segments, Systems and Services. The Systems segment focuses on the production, development, and sale of 3D printers. It also offers consumables, such as particulate materials and proprietary chemical binding agents, maintenance contracts, and spare parts. The Services segment prints on-demand parts at its service center through its 3D printers, material sets, and in-house finishing capabilities. The company provides its 3D printers and on-demand parts services to industrial and commercial customers in automotive, aerospace, film and entertainment, art and architecture, engineering, and consumer product end markets in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia Pacific, and the Americas. voxeljet AG was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Friedberg, Germany

Voxeljet AG
Paul-Lenz Strasse 1b
Friedberg, 86316
Germany
Phone: 49 821 7483 100
Fax: 49 821 7483 111
Website: http://www.voxeljet.de

 

News:

 

 

ZIOP @ $3.30

 

ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc.

 

Sell To Open ZIOP Oct 14 $5 Call @ market

 

Bid .45c / time .55c

 

 

History:

 

Cost basis $3.00 per share.

Premiums collected: $.90 per share

30% Return in 16 months

$10,000 would have generated $3000.00

 

actual trades:

 

04/21/2014 Sell To Open ZIOP Jul14 $4 Call $0.30

01/21/2014 Sell To Open ZIOP Apr14 $6 Call $0.35

04/22/2013 Sell To Open ZIOP Jan14 $5 Call $0.05

04/19/2013 Buy ZIOP – Stock Assignment $3.00

03/18/2013 Sell To Open ZIOP Apr13 $3 Put $0.20

 

 

ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development and commercialization of new cancer therapies. Its lead candidate, Palifosfamide (ZIO-201), a potent bi-functional DNA alkylating agent, is under Phase III trial for the treatment of first-line metastatic soft tissue sarcoma, as well as in a pivotal Phase III trial for first-line metastatic small cell lung cancer. The company’s portfolio of clinical-stage product candidates also include IL-12 DNA, which is being tested in a Phase 2 study using synthetic biology to enable controlled, local delivery of therapeutic interleukin-12; Indibulin (ZIO-301), a novel, tubulin binding agent under Phase I/II trial in metastatic breast cancer; and Darinaparsin (ZIO-101), a novel mitochondrial- and hedgehog-targeted agent. In addition, its portfolio comprises various research-stage candidates. The company’s DNA therapeutics are being developed in partnership with Intrexon Corporation through a synthetic biology platform that allows for

targeted, controlled production of therapies in humans with a biologic on/off switch. ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in New York, New York with operations center located in Boston, Massachusetts.

 

 

 

ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc.
1180 Avenue of the Americas
20th Floor
New York, NY 10036
Phone: 646-214-0700
Fax: 646-214-0711
Website: http://www.ziopharm.com

 

 

 

News:

 

 

 

ZNGA @ $3.05

 

Hold

Take no action

There are no good options at this time.

 

History:

 

Cost basis $14.00 per share.

Premiums collected: $2.05 per share

14.64% Return in 29 months

$10,000 would have generated $1464.00

 

actual trades:

 

 

03/19/2012 Sell To Open ZNGA Apr 2012 $16 Call $0.20

03/18/2012 Buy To Close EXPIRED ZNGA MAR12 $15 CALL

02/21/2012 Sell To Open ZNGA Mar12 15 Call $0.40

02/17/2012 BuyZNGA – Option Assignment $14.00

02/17/2012 Buy To Close ZNGA Feb12 $14 Put

02/06/2012 Sell To Open ZNGA Feb12 14 Put $1.55

 

Zynga Inc. develops, markets, and operates online social games as live services on the Internet, social networking sites, and mobile platforms. The company offers its online social games under the CityVille, Zynga Poker, FarmVille, CastleVille, FrontierVille, Mafia Wars, Word with Friends, Hidden Chronicles, Zynga Bingo, Scramble With Friends, Slingo, and Dream Heights names. Its games are available on various platforms, including Facebook and other social networks, as well as mobile platforms, such as Apple iOS and Google Android worldwide. The company was formerly known as Zynga Game Network Inc. and changed its name to Zynga Inc. in November

2010. Zynga Inc. was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

 

Zynga, Inc.
699 Eighth Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone: 855-449-9642
Fax: 302-636-5454
Website: http://www.zynga.com

 

News:

 

 

Quote of the Month:

 

“Anything can happen in stock markets and you ought to conduct your affairs so that if the most extraordinary events happen, that you’re still around to play the next day”

 

~ Warren Buffet

 

 

Until Next Time

     Brad Lee

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Summary of Trades:

 

 

Cash Covered Puts

 

Sell To Open ARWR Aug14 $9.00 Put @ Market

Stock Covered Calls

(do not buy into these positions; do not sell unless you already own the stock)

 

Sell to open PAY Oct 14 $44.00 Call @ Market

Sell To Open SCTY Aug 14 $80 Call @ Market

Sell To Open ZIOP Oct 14 $5 Call @ market

Called away:

CLSN @ $3.01

Celsion Corporation

 

 

History:

Cost basis $2.00 per share.

Premiums collected: $1.65 per share

Capital Gain: $1.00

Total: $2.65

132.5%* Return in 19 months

* This does not factor in any stock split.

$10,000 would have generated $13250.00

QCOR @ $95.01

Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

23% Return in 5 months

 

History:

Cost basis $70.00 per share.

Premiums collected: $6.10 per share

Capital Gain $10.00

Total: $16.10

23% Return in 5 months

$10,000 would have generated $2300.00

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