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Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD -0.6%) and the DOJ have asked a court for an extension for their...

Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD -0.6%) and the DOJ have asked a court for an extension for their settlement talks regarding the industry-rattling purchase of Grupo Modelo. Most analysts think A-B's share price has the impact of an eventual deal baked in.
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  • Chris DeMuth Jr.
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    There are a lot of details to work out, but this will be a good deal for BUD and great deal for STZ if it is approved.
    15 Mar 2013, 01:07 PM Reply Like
  • TheCompleatAngler
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    With the prospect of another delay, it may be time write another batch of put options to take advantage of elevated premiums, this time expiring in April.
    15 Mar 2013, 02:38 PM Reply Like
  • Chris DeMuth Jr.
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    Writing April $40 STZ puts for $1.45 would probably not be the biggest mistake in the history of the world...
    15 Mar 2013, 02:59 PM Reply Like
  • TheCompleatAngler
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    If they were to expire, you'd be left with premiums equal to 3.6% of your committed capital scot-free--not a bad return for one month.
    15 Mar 2013, 03:03 PM Reply Like
  • TheCompleatAngler
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    Given yesterday's news, what are the odds those April puts will expire out-of-the-money? :)
    6 Apr 2013, 09:37 PM Reply Like
  • Chris DeMuth Jr.
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    Not 100%, but probably well over 95%. 98%? 99%? Somewhere around there.
    7 Apr 2013, 01:06 AM Reply Like
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