Tag: ANR

  • OPNewsletter (Aug’08) : +2.0% (Open)

    For the week ending Aug 01, OPNewsletter is up +2.0% including commissions and +4.0% x-comissions. Though this was a great week for 3 portfolios delivering double digit gains, it wasn’t so for our 4th portfolio that is down double digit and is dragging overall results with it. Albeit, We still have two weeks to go.…

  • Alpha Natural Resources Posts Record Quarterly Earnings

    Alpha Natural Resources Inc (ANR) said that second-quarter net income was $74.3 million, or $1.04 a share compared to $4.7 million, or 7 cents a share, in the same period a year ago. Analyst were expecting $0.51-$0.54/share. Revenue surged to $732.2 million compared to $435.3 million. I opened a covered call strategy on this underlying…

  • ANR, A Covered Call Case

    The Cleveland-based company (CLF) announced its bid for Alpha (ANR) on July 16 in which Abingdon, Va.-based Alpha shareholders would receive 0.95 Cleveland-Cliffs (CLF) shares and $22.23 in cash for each share. The companies pegged the deal at $10 billion the day it was announced. Based on the company’s 70.3 million outstanding shares at April…

  • Where is the Bull?

    Amongst all the bearishness in the market you might think there is none except one obvious answer OIL. There are many areas that are just moving up with their own share of correction along the up way. I have been mentioning my “Fantastic Four” for quite sometime. Even since my last post, in just less…