CNBC’s Options Action Trade for Dec 27th, 2016 – Caterpillar’s (CAT)
On Friday’s CNBC’s Options Action, the crew analyzed Caterpillar’s recent strong performance despite falling earnings and revenues. Caterpillar is currently trading near its peak valuation, while revenues have fallen nearly 40%. Moreover, earnings has fallen almost 60-70% from its peak, suggesting that Caterpillar is currently trading at a substantial premium. Expecting this stock to move lower over the next month, Michael Khouw suggested buying a Jan 93/89/85 Put Christmas Tree for a $0.90 Debit.
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