Buying a crypto Put option (Buy Put)
What does buying a Put option do?
Buying a Put gives you the right to sell the underlying asset at your Strike Price on your Settlement Date
Why would I buy a Put option?
You believe the price of the underlying asset (Settlement Price) on the Settlement Date would be lesser than your Breakeven Price
How do I calculate my Breakeven Price?
Breakeven Price [Put option] = [Strike Price] — [Premium Payable]
E.g. Buying a Put option with Strike = $10,000 will require you a Premium Payable of $200 ( In BTC equivalent = $200/$10,000 = 0.02 BTC), giving you the right to sell 1 BTC for $10,000 at settlement. Your Breakeven Price would be $9,800
How do I calculate my profit?
Profit = [Breakeven Price] — [Settlement Price]
Loss = Premium Payable
Scenario 1: P&L if Settlement Price (BTC settles at $5,000) < Strike Price
Profit = [Breakeven Price = Strike Price + Premium Payable] — Settlement Price
= ($10,000 — $200 -$5,000) / $5,000
= 0.96 BTC
Scenario 2: P&L if Settlement Price (BTC settles at $15,000) ≥ Strike Price
Loss = Premium Payable
What is my maximum profit?
Buying a Put option gives you the opportunity to enjoy substantial profit during a bear market. If the underlying asset goes to zero, you profit from the entire Strike Price minus the Premium Payable for the Put option
What is my maximum loss?
Buying a Put option limits your loss to the Premium Payable
Buying a Put option on Sparrow
Why are premiums paid in SP$?
SP$, as the settlement token in Sparrow, helps in simplifying and standardising the trade settlement process for greater liquidity despite the customized nature of the contracts. Traders can easily value and make better decisions across Sparrow Option contracts.
Learn more about
Buying a Crypto Option Contract
– Buying Crypto Call Option (Buy Call)
– Buying Crypto Put Option (Buy Put)
- Selling a Crypto Option Contract
– Selling Crypto Call Option (Sell Call)
– Selling Crypto Put Option (Sell Put)
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