NFLX Bullish Calendar Call Spread with 349% Upside

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This NFLX Calendar Call Spread Can Net 349%

Bullish play with a target stock price of $450

Strategy has +349% upside potential and 28% undervalued

Strategy: NFLX Calendar Call Spread
Sell 21-Jul-23 450 Call8.60
Buy 18-Aug-23 450 Call12.95

Netflix price is now up +0.4% today to $394.63. The shares have been in a steady uptrend since May 5, based on NFLX moving averages. Setting up this calendar spread with strikes at $450 gives you a bullish bias to tap into NFLX stock's strength.

Option Profit Calculator Results for NFLX Calendar Spread at 21-Jul-23 Expiration

In this scenario, the optimal stock price for the option strategy would be $450.00 on the date of the first expiration, July 21, 2023. This is equal to the strike price of the options in the spread. Since NFLX is in a technical uptrend currently, and the strikes are above the current stock price of $394.97, the spread is taking advantage of the stock's upward momentum. If the stock price is $450.00 at expiration, we can benefit from the 21-Jul-23 call, which we sold, expiring worthless, and the option that we are long, the 18-Aug-23 call, will still have time premium built in.

Since we do now know what the exact implied volatility will be on July 21, we can use our historical data to make an educated estimate to help us calculate the value of the 18-Aug-23 option. Applying the median historical implied volatility of 36.9 from similar options, the theoretical value of the call is 19.53 at the date of the 21-Jul-23 expiration. Using the above assumptions gives us a potential upside of +349% for this calendar spread.

NFLX Calendar Spread Value vs. Market Price

According to Market Chameleon estimated value, NFLX Calendar Spread is trading at a 28% discount to historical benchmark.

If we use historical data to measure how similar spreads in NFLX were priced in the market, the 4-year average price was 6.03, with a high mark of 8.97 and a low of 4.08.

Currently, the calendar call spread is bid at 3.95 and offered at 4.35. The midpoint of the spread is 4.15.

If we use 6.03 as our historical fair value benchmark, the current market ask price is at a 28% discount, while the current market midpoint represents a 31% discount.

Current PriceHistorical Values of Similar Spreads
Market Chameleon captures daily records of market data to calculate historical benchmarks and generate estimated values.


The NFLX calendar call spread we've identified here can be a good way to play a bullish outlook because the option strategy has a +349% upside potential, is 28% underpriced relative to historical measures, and will benefit if the stock continues to trend higher to $450.

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