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Options Action: Hewlett Packard

With expectations that a new CEO will be named on or before analyst day on Sept. 28th, how should you trade Hewlett Packard?

Brian Stutland of Stutland Equities suggests taking a long position in HPQ and buying the October 39 puts against the stock.

Specifically he likes the Oct. 39 put for $0.50
Profits above $40.50
Losses between $38.50 and $40.50
Protected under $38.50

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