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This strategy of trading put option is known as the long put strategy. See our long put strategy article for a more detailed explanation as well as formulae for calculating maximum profit, maximum loss and breakeven points.

## Hedging With Options - Investopedia

We extend the original Dynamic Delta Hedging Monte Carlo Simulation spread sheet in this note. The dynamic hedging spreadsheet for a European call option allowed us to do a step by step trace of a delta hedging simulation. In this sheet we will use the results from the simulation trace to calculate a cash accounting P& L for our hedging model assuming the role of a call option writer and then extend the original simulation to see the average PnL across 655 iterations.

### Delta Hedging P&L Simulation - Bank ALM, Treasury, Option

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c) Trading losses. As part of our strategy we purchase the underlying as prices rise and sell it when they fall. Be definition this strategy will generate trading losses irrespective of whether the option expires worthless or in the money. Because we re-balance on a frequent basis, trading losses also consume cash. However the question that often confuses audiences is one of double count. Should trading losses be included as a separate accounting item or are they already included in the Cash before trading losses calculation? Think about this before you proceed further. It will directly impact your analysis and result. Here is a hint other than the cash treatment that we have used, is there any other possible use or source of cash in the analysis and the calculation above?

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For those investors holding a portfolio of mixed stocks who have unrealized profits to protect, protective index puts might be an appropriate strategy to consider. Purchasing index put options with a given strike price for downside protection can, at least in part, limit any losses on the downside.

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A put option is an option contract giving the owner the right, but not the obligation, to sell a specified amount of an underlying security at a specified price within a specified time. This is the opposite of a call option , which gives the holder the right to buy shares. BREAKING DOWN 'Put Option' A put option becomes more valuable as the price of the underlying stock depreciates relative to the strike price. Conversely, a put option loses its value as the underlying stock increases and the time to expiration approaches.

Now that we have all of the required PnL components together we hook them up with our Excel Data Table. We use our Monte Carlo bag of tricks to store the results of 655 iterations. Stored components include Gross PnL (excluding trading losses), Net PnL (including trading losses), Interest Paid & Trading loss on rebalancing sales.

Definition:

A put option is an option contract in which the holder (buyer) has the right * (but not the obligation)* to sell a specified quantity of a security at a specified price ( strike price ) within a fixed period of time (until its expiration ).