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Ask Alan #176 Reverse Stock Splits Analyzed

Alan answers a question posed by Charles, who asks:

I bought 100 shares of the ETF XOP and sold 1 covered call position for May and it is going to split 1-for-4 on March 30th. What is the procedure for this position?
Thanks, Charles

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Alan Ellman loves options trading so much he has written four top selling books on the topic of selling covered calls, one about put-selling and a sixth book about long-term investing. Alan is a national speaker for The Money Show, The Stock Traders Expo and the American Association of Individual Investors. He also writes financial columns for both US and International publications along with his own award-winning blog.. He is a retired dentist, a personal fitness trainer, successful real estate investor, but he is known mostly for his practical and successful stock option strategies.

One Response to “Ask Alan #176 Reverse Stock Splits Analyzed”

  1. Alan Ellman November 11, 2020 5:45 pm #

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