Options trading is a versatile investment tool that can help you generate income, manage risk, and even hedge against market volatility. Among the many options strategies available, one that stands out is the Batman Option Strategy. In this article, we’ll explain what the Batman Option Strategy is, why you should consider using it, and when the best times are to trade with this strategy.
Before we move directly to strategy, let us learn what is Batman option strategy.
What is a Batman Option Strategy?
The Batman Option Strategy is a neutral options trading strategy that involves selling two verticle ratio spreads with the same expiration date but different strike prices. In this strategy, one option is sold out-of-the-money (OTM), which is the option closest to the current price of the underlying asset, and the other option is sold further out-of-the-money (OTM), which is the option furthest from the current price.
By selling these options, the trader can generate income from the option premiums and limit their potential losses while keeping a neutral view. The strategy is named “Batman” because the ATM option is often referred to as the “mask” and the OTM option is referred to as the “cape”.
Why Trade with a Batman Option Strategy?
There are several reasons why you should consider trading with a Batman Option Strategy:
- Risk Management: The Batman Option Strategy is a neutral strategy, which means that it can help you manage risk by generating income while also limiting your potential losses through range-bound activity in the script.
- Income Generation: By selling two verticle ratio spreads, you have the potential to generate income from the premium received as credit by selling a high premium compare to bought.
- Volatility Neutral: The Batman Option Strategy can also help you neutralize the effects of market volatility on your portfolio. This is because the strategy profits from the options premiums regardless of market direction.
When to Trade with a Batman Option Strategy?
The best times to trade with a Batman Option Strategy are when the script is relatively stable and volatility is high. This is because when volatility is high, the options premiums are also high, and you can utilize that net credit received to keep your range broad. Additionally, it’s also best to trade with this strategy when the underlying asset is not expected to move dramatically in either direction.
In conclusion, the Batman Option Strategy is a versatile and effective strategy that can help you generate income, manage risk, and neutralize the effects of market volatility. If you’re considering trading with this strategy, be sure to consider the market conditions and volatility levels before executing your trades.
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Batman option strategy in DLF
The first step to create this strategy is: to select a script. It should be range-bound and volatility must be high. High volatility will assure you get a decent premium while keeping a broad range.
So after scanning many stocks, I choose DLF because DLF is trading in a range. and premium is also impressive. Let’s look at the chart first.
If you look at the chart, you can clearly see that DLF is trading in a range of 480 – 520. which looks fine to create a range-bound strategy. We can expect further levels only after a breakout or breakdown from the above range. Now to confirm this range, let us look at the OI data:
OI also indicates that 480 is the immediate support while 520 is acting as an immediate resistance level. You can use the above range to create a Batman option strategy in DLF.
There are a few more parameters that I’m checking in the script. You will get more clarity about the script selection when you attend live market sessions and I scan and choose the script to deploy these strategies. (Live market session is available in Mentorship Program)
Batman option strategy in DLF
To manage this strategy, you can keep 470 & 530 as stop loss and if there is any breakout or breakdown from the range, you can close this strategy.
₹10000 is the Maximum risk (1 lot) I’m keeping for this Batman option strategy. This means, anytime I’m getting lost more than ₹10000, I will square off this strategy. I will do some advanced adjustments also like reverse buying to reduce the overall maximum risk.
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Below is the strategy that we created in July 2023 Month that ends up with ₹25000 profit (after some adjustments), which is like a 2.5% monthly return.
Below is the strategy we created in March 2023 Month that ends up with ₹25000 profit.
Below is the strategy we created in February 2023 Month that ends up with ₹14000 profit.
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