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  1. 1. 08/15/2011 admin List of Covered Call Trades for September 2011 After two weeks of uncertainty and high volatility beverage brands, primarily equities look as if they have found a short-term bot- sparkling beverages but also a variety of still beve- tom. For covered call traders, there are so many rages such as waters, ideas available but the market still is not as stable enhanced waters, juices and juice drinks, ready-to- as we would like it to be. All of the improvement drink teas and coffees, and after Tuesday’s reversal could be unwound if there energy and sports drinks. It also owns and markets is more negative news from Europe. Our colleagues non-alcoholic sparkling in Europe reminds us Italy is a huge debt problem beverage brands, including Diet Coke, Fanta and and since the European banks will need to raise ca- Sprite. It manufactures, markets pital, they will tighten lending, especially interbank and sells, beverage concentrates, referred to as be- lending which may create liquidity issues. verage bases, and syrups, including fountain syrups (the concentrate business A s for last week’s volatility in the equity mar- or concentrate operations), kets, here is an appropriate quote from Sa- and finished sparkling and still beverages (finished muel Brittan in last Thursdays Financial products business or Times. “The stock exchange always has been and finished products operations).It operates in six seg- always will be a mixture of investment appraisal ments: Eurasia and Africa, and sheer gambling.” With this thought in mind, Europe, Latin America, North America, Pacific, Bott- we still need to exercise caution with covered call ling Investments and trades. The list below is primarily conservative stock Corporate. On October 2, 2010, it acquired the North trades with Coke, Exxon, Altria and General Mills. American business of The covered call trades will create monthly income Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. (CCE). while these stocks have nice dividend yields to add some income. Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) is a manufacturer and marketer of commodity petrochemicals, including olefins, aro- matics, polyethylene and polypropylene plastics and a range of specialty pro- ducts. It also has interests in electric power generation facilities. It has many divisions and hundreds of affiliates with names that include ExxonMobil, Exxon, Esso or Mobil. Divisionsjoliprint Click to enlarge and affiliated companies of ExxonMobil operate or market products in the United The Coca-Cola Company (KO) is a non-alcoholic States and other countries of the world. Their prin- beverage company. The Company owns cipal business is energy, Printed with or licenses and markets more than 500 non-alcoholic involving exploration for, and production of, crude Page 1
  2. 2. 08/15/2011 List of Covered Call Trades for September 2011 oil and natural gas, in two segments: Generics and manufacture of petroleum products and transpor- Specialty. Mylan is a fully-integrated global phar- tation and sale of crude oil, maceutical company that natural gas and petroleum products. On June 25, develops, licenses, manufactures, markets and dis- 2010, it acquired XTO Energy tributes generic and branded Inc. by merging a wholly owned subsidiary of Exxon- generic pharmaceuticals, specialty pharmaceuticals Mobil with and into XTO. In and active pharmaceutical October 2010, Global Partners LP acquired retail ingredients (API). In September 2010, Mylan com- gasoline stations from Exxon pleted the acquisition of 100% of Mobil. In June 2011, the Company acquired Phillips the outstanding equity in Bioniche Pharma Holdings Resources. Limited (Bioniche Pharma). The United States sales are derived through the CVS Caremark Corporation (CVS) is a pharmacy wholly owned subsidiary Mylan healthcare provider Pharmaceuticals Inc. (MPI), its primary United States in the United States. It provides pharmacy services pharmaceutical research, through its pharmacy benefit development, manufacturing, marketing and dis- management (PBM) mail order and specialty phar- tribution subsidiary, as well as macy division, Caremark Pharmacy through Mylan Institutional. Mylan Institutional. Services; approximately 7,000 CVS/pharmacy retail The specialty pharmaceutical stores; retail-based health business is conducted through Dey Pharma, L.P. clinic subsidiary, MinuteClinic, and through its on- line pharmacy, It General Mills, Inc. (GIS), is a global manufacturer has three segments: Pharmacy Services, Retail Phar- and marketer macy and Corporate. The of consumer foods sold through retail stores. The Pharmacy Services segment provides a range of Company is also a supplier of pharmacy benefit management (PBM) branded and unbranded food products to the food- services, including mail order pharmacy services, service and commercial baking specialty pharmacy services, industries. General Mills manufactures its products plan design and administration, formulary mana- in 15 countries and markets gement and claims processing. As them in more than 100 countries. The Company’s of December 31, 2010, the Pharmacy Services seg- businesses are organized into ment operated 44 retail specialty three operating segments: U.S. Retail, International, pharmacy stores. As of December 31, 2010, its Retail and Bakeries and Pharmacy segment included Foodservice. Its product categories in the United 7,182 retail drugstores, of which 7,123 operated a States include ready-to-eat pharmacy, which is its cereals, refrigerated yogurt, ready-to-serve soup,, and retail health care clinics. dry dinners, shelf stable and frozen vegetables, refrigerated and frozen doughjoliprint Mylan Inc. and its subsidiaries (MYL) is a generic products, dessert and baking and specialty mixes, frozen pizza and pizza snacks, grain, fruit pharmaceutical company, which provides products and savory snacks, and a to customers in more than 150 variety of organic products including soup, granola Printed with countries and territories. The Company operates bars, and cereal. In July Page 2
  3. 3. 08/15/2011 List of Covered Call Trades for September 2011 2011, it acquired 51% controlling interest in Yoplait S.A.S. Altria Group, Inc. (MO) is a holding company. As of December 31, 2010, Altria Group, Inc.’s wholly owned subsidiaries included Philip Morris USA Inc. (PM USA), which is engaged in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes and certain smokeless products in the United States; UST LLC (UST), which through its subsidiaries, is engaged in the manufacture and sale of smokeless products and wine, and John Middleton Co. (Middleton), which is engaged in the manufacture and sale of machine-made large cigars and pipe tobacco. Philip Morris Capital Corporation (PMCC), another wholly owned subsi- diary of Altria Group, Inc., maintains a portfolio of leveraged and direct finance leases. As of December 31, 2010, in addition, Altria Group, Inc. held a 27.1% economic and voting interest in SABMiller plc (SABMiller). As of December 31, 2010, Altria Group, Inc.’s segments included cigarettes, smokeless products, cigars, wine and financial services.joliprint Printed with Page 3