This TSLA Calendar Call Spread Aims for 399% ROI
Bullish play with a target stock price of $225
Strategy has +399% upside potential and 16% undervalued
|Strategy: TSLA Calendar Call Spread|
|Sell 05-May-23 225 Call||4.90|
|Buy 19-May-23 225 Call||7.05|
Option Profit Calculator Results for TSLA Calendar Spread at 05-May-23 Expiration
In this scenario, the optimal stock price for the option strategy would be $225.00 on the date of the first expiration, May 5, 2023. This is equal to the strike price of the options in the spread. Since both TSLA and the market are showing upward pressure, and the strikes are above the current stock price of $193.85, the spread is taking advantage of this bullish momentum. If the stock price is $225.00 at expiration, we can benefit from the 05-May-23 call, which we sold, expiring worthless, and the option that we are long, the 19-May-23 call, will still have time premium built in.
Since we do now know what the exact implied volatility will be on May 5, we can use our historical data to make an educated estimate to help us calculate the value of the 19-May-23 option. Applying the median historical implied volatility of 59.2 from similar options, the theoretical value of the call is 10.74 at the date of the 05-May-23 expiration. Using the above assumptions gives us a potential upside of +399% for this calendar spread.
TSLA Calendar Spread Value vs. Market Price
According to Market Chameleon estimated value, TSLA Calendar Spread is trading at a 16% discount to historical benchmark.
If we use historical data to measure how similar spreads in TSLA were priced in the market, the 4-year average price was 2.56, with a high mark of 3.92 and a low of 1.39.
Currently, the calendar call spread is bid at 1.70 and offered at 2.15. The midpoint of the spread is 1.92.
If we use 2.56 as our historical fair value benchmark, the current market ask price is at a 16% discount, while the current market midpoint represents a 25% discount.
|Current Price||Historical Values of Similar Spreads|
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