Cogent Communications: Another Way To Play It, Locking In Option Premium

Jul. 18, 2022 6:36 AM ETCogent Communications Holdings, Inc. (CCOI)O


  • The latest options expiration has us locking in premium on Cogent Communications, a watchlist name.
  • I'm interested in selling more puts in the future on CCOI, but we might need to be patient.
  • Earnings season is upon us, which can create some volatility that we can use to our advantage.
  • This idea was discussed in more depth with members of my private investing community, Cash Builder Opportunities. Learn More »

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Written by Nick Ackerman. This article was originally published to members of Cash Builder Opportunities on July 16th, 2022.

Cogent Communications Holdings (NASDAQ:CCOI) is a recent position that we've provided an update on. It also frequently pops

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Additional disclosure: May initiate a short CCOI put position in the next 72 hours.

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