Protective put

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A protective put, or married put,[1] is a portfolio strategy where an investor buys shares of a stock and, at the same time, enough put options to cover those shares.[2] In equilibrium this strategy will have the same net payoff as buying a call option.

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  1. ^ "Married Puts". Retrieved 2016-11-02.
  2. ^ "Equity Option Strategies – Protective Puts". Retrieved 2016-11-02.