SSFs can trade at a premium to the underlying

Symbol Contract Future Bid Stock Last Dividend Premium # of Days Implied Annualized Premium
PFG1D 2014-10 53.9600 53.9000 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.06 32 1.25%
PFG1D 2014-12 53.9900 53.9000 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.09 95 0.63%
PFG1D 2015-03 54.0500 53.9000 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.15 186 0.54%
DF1D 2015-03 15.3900 15.3500 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.04 186 0.50%
GILD1D 2015-03 104.5200 104.2500 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.27 186 0.50%
BRKB1D 2015-03 140.3000 139.9600 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.34 186 0.47%
GM1D 2015-03 34.0800 34.0000 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.08 186 0.46%
EBAY1D 2015-03 52.0900 51.9700 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.12 186 0.45%
IBM1D 2015-03 193.4800 193.0600 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.42 186 0.42%
AAPL1D 2015-03 102.0000 101.7800 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.22 186 0.42%

The above SSF are currently bid above the last stock tick. Meaning you can sell the future, hold to expiration and get the short stock at a premium to the current cash price. All prices above were last updated at 15:30:01 EST on 2014-09-17, and will have fresh updates throughout the trading day.

If you are currently short the stock, you can sell the exchange for physical (EFP), thus converting your short stock position to short futures, capturing the premium and eliminating your short interest charges. Learn more about EFPs at EFP education.

Disclaimer

The next 50 rates are:

Symbol Contract Future Bid Stock Last Dividend Premium # of Days Implied Annualized Premium
MCD1D 2015-03 93.8100 93.6200 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.19 186 0.39%
JPM1D 2015-03 60.5000 60.3800 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.12 186 0.38%
JNJ1D 2015-03 106.6800 106.4700 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.21 186 0.38%
POT1D 2015-03 35.5800 35.5100 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.07 186 0.38%
WMT1D 2015-03 76.4100 76.2600 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.15 186 0.38%
MA1D 2015-03 76.5800 76.4300 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.15 186 0.38%
C1D 2015-03 52.6400 52.5400 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.10 186 0.37%
UTX1D 2015-03 108.3800 108.1800 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.20 186 0.36%
MON1D 2015-03 114.2100 114.0000 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.21 186 0.36%
KORS1D 2015-03 76.2000 76.0600 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.14 186 0.36%
MRK1D 2015-03 60.0600 59.9500 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.11 186 0.36%
PEP1D 2015-03 93.2400 93.0700 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.17 186 0.35%
VZ1D 2015-03 49.4000 49.3100 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.09 186 0.35%
BRKB1D 2014-12 140.0900 139.9600 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.13 95 0.35%
PG1D 2015-03 84.4400 84.2900 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.15 186 0.34%
DIS1D 2015-03 90.7100 90.5500 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.16 186 0.34%
MCD1D 2014-12 93.7000 93.6200 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.08 95 0.32%
DE1D 2015-03 83.8500 83.7100 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.14 186 0.32%
DOW1D 2015-03 54.2700 54.1800 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.09 186 0.32%
VLO1D 2015-03 48.3900 48.3100 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.08 186 0.32%
SLB1D 2015-03 103.7400 103.5700 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.17 186 0.32%
COH1D 2015-03 37.1800 37.1200 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.06 186 0.31%
PNC1D 2015-03 87.5000 87.3600 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.14 186 0.31%
SBUX1D 2015-03 75.6900 75.5700 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.12 186 0.31%
QCOM1D 2015-03 76.1400 76.0200 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.12 186 0.31%
BA1D 2015-03 128.3500 128.1500 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.20 186 0.30%
AET1D 2015-03 83.4100 83.2800 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.13 186 0.30%
WDC1D 2015-03 98.3900 98.2400 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.15 186 0.30%
WFC1D 2015-03 52.6900 52.6100 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.08 186 0.29%
DHR1D 2015-03 79.1500 79.0300 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.12 186 0.29%
BAX1D 2015-03 72.9300 72.8200 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.11 186 0.29%
GNW1D 2015-03 13.2700 13.2500 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.02 186 0.29%
EBAY1D 2014-12 52.0100 51.9700 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.04 95 0.29%
GILD1D 2014-12 104.3300 104.2500 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.08 95 0.29%
COP1D 2015-03 80.8800 80.7600 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.12 186 0.29%
AXP1D 2015-03 89.3600 89.2300 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.13 186 0.28%
FCX1D 2015-03 34.6400 34.5900 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.05 186 0.28%
INTC1D 2015-03 35.1400 35.0900 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.05 186 0.28%
CA1D 2015-03 28.7400 28.7000 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.04 186 0.27%
HPQ1D 2015-03 36.8400 36.7900 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.05 186 0.26%
DLPH1D 2015-03 66.9700 66.8800 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.09 186 0.26%
OXY1D 2015-03 98.7000 98.5700 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.13 186 0.26%
M1D 2015-03 60.8400 60.7600 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.08 186 0.25%
JPM1D 2014-12 60.4200 60.3800 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.04 95 0.25%
SPY1D 2015-03 201.5300 201.2700 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.26 186 0.25%
FLR1D 2015-03 69.8900 69.8000 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.09 186 0.25%
KORS1D 2014-12 76.1100 76.0600 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.05 95 0.25%
DIA1D 2015-03 172.1600 171.9400 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.22 186 0.25%
HSY1D 2015-03 94.1000 93.9800 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.12 186 0.25%
ADSK1D 2015-03 55.0100 54.9400 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.07 186 0.25%
TGT1D 2015-03 63.0800 63.0000 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.08 186 0.25%
WAG1D 2015-03 63.9500 63.8700 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.08 186 0.24%
V1D 2015-03 216.1300 215.8600 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.27 186 0.24%
XOM1D 2015-03 97.5100 97.3900 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.12 186 0.24%
LMT1D 2015-03 179.4200 179.2000 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.22 186 0.24%
LB1D 2015-03 65.7900 65.7100 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.08 186 0.24%
NUE1D 2015-03 58.0600 57.9900 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.07 186 0.23%
UPS1D 2015-03 99.7700 99.6500 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.12 186 0.23%
AMGN1D 2015-03 141.4900 141.3200 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.17 186 0.23%
MON1D 2014-12 114.0700 114.0000 OCX.NoDivRisk $0.07 95 0.23%

These rates are meant for informational purposes only. They are not to be relied upon to make any trades nor are they meant as a recommendation to participate in a particular trade. There is risk in trading Single Stock Futures and due diligence should be performed before executing any trades.

Trades can only be made through an account at a registered broker/dealer or futures commission merchant. For additional information regarding the risks of trading SSF, click here.