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theresarhatigan 33 posts  |  Last Activity: Dec 23, 2014 2:37 PM Member since: Nov 13, 2006
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  • Reply to

    jan 17, $39 calls

    by Dec 23, 2014 1:20 PM
    theresarhatigan theresarhatigan Dec 23, 2014 2:37 PM Flag

    Like I mentioned before; I saw that the Jan 9 were trading at 4 times the Jan 2. This is just not right. The option market is valuing MU to have a really big quarter and has priced the options accordingly. For a stock that has gone sideways since the last report I find it very strange in the option valuation. I haven't reached Jan 17 yet but am playing the 36, 37 & 38 Jan 9 covered calls. My feeling is that we are playing this stock against ourselves. With 93% owned by hedges & mutual funds, together with a billion dollar buyback in place there is not much left for the general public so the stock just churns-stuck in the mud. I think I would wait until it gets closer to expiration, at least until you can lower the premium. Good luck and happy holidays,

  • Reply to

    Feels like something's perking today

    by cheetah_two Dec 23, 2014 9:48 AM
    theresarhatigan theresarhatigan Dec 23, 2014 9:57 AM Flag

    but will it hold or is the MU wall of worry just a bit to slippery. Only time will tell. Just one of my nit-wit observations-the Jan calls are 4 times higher then the Jan 2. The option market really is looking for a good earnings report.

    Sentiment: Buy

  • Reply to

    Everything else is breaking out today

    by cheetah_two Dec 22, 2014 12:58 PM
    theresarhatigan theresarhatigan Dec 22, 2014 5:43 PM Flag

    MU investors/traders are climbing the wall of worry, and very slowly at that. This earnings report better be good or you could get killed rushing for the doors. I truly believe the report will be good and if the conf. call is positive the stock will run. That's a lot of if's, I'm hanging around but I did buy puts to protect some of my position.

    Sentiment: Buy

  • Reply to

    Looking for the Santa Claus

    by cheetah_two Dec 12, 2014 4:19 PM
    theresarhatigan theresarhatigan Dec 12, 2014 6:25 PM Flag

    maybe Santa will start bringing the big BUY BACK all wrapped up in Christmas green. A billion dollars brings a lot of Christmas cheer to all the good boys & girls in the MU household.

    Sentiment: Buy

  • theresarhatigan by theresarhatigan Dec 9, 2014 1:42 PM Flag

    This morning would have been a great time to start the billion dollar buy back. MU is a strong stock and earnings should beat. MU is headed into the 40's early next year.

    Sentiment: Buy

  • theresarhatigan theresarhatigan Dec 3, 2014 9:04 AM Flag

    old news; last week shorts were reduced by 8%. Even the non-lovers are falling in line. Big short squeeze coming with earnings release. Read a post Monday that MU was ON SALE. The sale is over and the shares were gobbled up within a day. This is a strong stock.

    Sentiment: Buy

  • Reply to

    MU worth 41

    by stockgirl_hairyfetus Nov 25, 2014 9:43 AM
    theresarhatigan theresarhatigan Nov 27, 2014 1:29 PM Flag

    when someone wants to pay $41 then the stock will be worth $41. Until then it is what it is. This is a stock you can buy on pullbacks and we witnessed that in Oct. Keep your power dry and be ready to bounce. Still selling calls above and puts below-getting paid every week.

    Sentiment: Buy

  • Reply to


    by oldstargazer Nov 26, 2014 11:20 PM
    theresarhatigan theresarhatigan Nov 27, 2014 1:23 PM Flag

    I think I mentioned the 97% ownership a few months back. We all witnessed the stock movement when Greenlight sold all those shares. Individuals can not move this stock until the institutions begin to take profits, maybe after ER in Jan. If MU crushes the earnings we might have to wait longer. Remember, these institutions where in early and are waiting for us to move the stock. We're playing a game against ourselves. Happy Thankgiving to all, even the shorts.

    Sentiment: Buy

  • theresarhatigan theresarhatigan Nov 26, 2014 10:21 AM Flag

    Only goes to prove that MU followers are from Missouri(show me state). Since they last reported there has been NOTHING to indicate they will miss the estimates. I'm still long and strong but having a lot of cash invested still await their earnings release with baited breath. I guess the show me state is effecting me too.

    Sentiment: Buy

  • theresarhatigan theresarhatigan Nov 21, 2014 8:34 PM Flag

    Stickboy54321 oh how wrong you are. Stock options are, in my humble opinion, are a cash machine that never records the transaction. Now that's only if your selling covered or selling puts against cash. You sell an option and your paid immediately. On expiration date you either buy pack the call option if it's in the money, roll it out to a higher strike or give up the stock. No bookie is ever going to give you that many chances to unwind a bet. On the put side if it's in the money you get to own the stock, buy back the put or roll it to another month. More ways to escape then any bookie has ever given. When you open a contract you are paid for TIME. At time of expiration the time value has vanished so it's almost dollar for dollar to the stock price. If both the calls and/or outs expire out of the money they are WORTHLESS so you can repeat the exercise on Monday morning and keep the cycle moving and keep collecting money EACH WEEK. Mu has gone sideways since July so selling calls above and puts below has been a gravy train. I got stung when it fell to 26/27 in Oct but I had faith in the stock and sold numerous puts at 26, 27 and 28.

    If the stock runs rapidly, either higher or lower, you will be forced to buy the put or loose the stock. There is always ways to lessen the pain but there will be pain. NEVER, NEVER SELL CALLS OR PUTS on MARGIN, you are only asking for trouble. MU pays no dividend, yet, so it is highly unlikely that you will be called away or put the stock before expiration. DON'T BE GREEDY, a little extra cash each week adds up fast. Good luck to all and have a Happy & Healthy Thanksgiving. Stay well and be safe.

    Sentiment: Buy

  • Reply to

    UBS Global Technology Conference

    by hg1939 Nov 18, 2014 7:19 PM
    theresarhatigan theresarhatigan Nov 20, 2014 11:52 AM Flag

    He also mentioned that DRAM prices were edging higher and not lower that has been reported. I guess their earnings will paint the real answer. I do believe in this company and will stay long and strong.

  • Reply to

    Micron Technology (MU) Stock Gains Today

    by mariochambers232 Nov 20, 2014 5:20 AM
    theresarhatigan theresarhatigan Nov 20, 2014 11:37 AM Flag

    The herd is moving north and it looks like momentum is carrying this thing of ours. Shorts will get clobbered this weekend.

    Sentiment: Buy

  • Reply to


    by stocksgirll Nov 15, 2014 11:27 AM
    theresarhatigan theresarhatigan Nov 15, 2014 2:26 PM Flag

    could be dead money til the hedges firm up their positions. Individual investors are playing against themselves with a 4% float and institutions looking to cash out. There has been NO bad news since the last earnings release and MU continues to drift down. Can't wait till the next ER in Jan. I'm long and bullish but starting to loose my love for MU.

  • theresarhatigan theresarhatigan Nov 1, 2014 11:46 AM Flag

    What Microchip did was criminal. What makes me even more upset is that the street seems to be rewarding them. MU had a major shakeout during the last two weeks and the smart money was buying when the fools were selling. I'll make some nice money when my puts expire IN THE MONEY.

    Sentiment: Buy

  • theresarhatigan by theresarhatigan Oct 27, 2014 7:49 PM Flag

    I leave the country for a week and what the heck happened? All my 26, 27 & 28 puts are winners and the 33 put I was worried about is making me money. This is a crazy stock and I'm not going to worry about options until 2 days before expiration. Thursday I'll worry about the in the money calls that expire Friday. There is no holding this stock down. Cheers to the longs.

    Sentiment: Buy

  • theresarhatigan theresarhatigan Oct 20, 2014 5:08 PM Flag

    They had the perfect chance to closeout any short positions last week. The only reason for not acting was GREED, pure a simple GREED. I have no sympathy for people who pass up a chance to make a couple of bucks because they want more. As I mentioned last week I'll be getting put on 32 & 33 later this month but I did sell weekly puts at 27, 28 & 29 for Nov and sold calls today. I love getting paid each week for believing in something, namely MU. I'm long and staying long.

    Sentiment: Buy

  • Reply to

    And I quote

    by derbytilson Oct 16, 2014 9:23 AM
    theresarhatigan theresarhatigan Oct 16, 2014 11:26 AM Flag

    You Go Girrl. I just looked and MU options are paying great prices. Just sold more puts and was paid very well. MU will be back over 30 before you know it with all those that sold buying back in. There's nowhere else to go unless you want a 10 year for 2%, hell you could make that in a week with MU.

    Sentiment: Strong Buy

  • Reply to

    Q3 update

    by merovingian123 Oct 16, 2014 8:58 AM
    theresarhatigan theresarhatigan Oct 16, 2014 11:21 AM Flag

    And the distribution is way better then any 10 yr. 94% compressior rate is great. Keep pumping and paying

    Sentiment: Buy

  • theresarhatigan theresarhatigan Oct 14, 2014 4:43 PM Flag

    I have never seen so much damage done to a sector as was done by MCHP. This fool caused so much pain to the tech sector that he should by HUNG. He has ruined peoples outlook on this market and , ah hell I'm just discusted with his actions.

    Sentiment: Buy

  • theresarhatigan by theresarhatigan Oct 13, 2014 1:13 PM Flag

    Could it be; I hope it's a wake-up call. I guess we'll see as the weeks progress. Maybe it'll take till next earnings call in Jan.

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