Use Cases
Examples of what you can do in Samurai with step-by-step guides.
Dividend Aristocrats Excel Template - Usecase
This article explains what Dividend Aristocrats are, the edge with trading them, and how to use the Excel Template and the Option Samurai Plugin to find trades on them.
Find the Best Trades for Market Events - Twitter Example
April 14th: Elon Musk offers to buy TWTR for $54.2. This article will show you how you can find the best ways to play this event in minutes—giving you more time to react and increasing your edge.
Find weekly options that will explode in value
This is a step-by-step guide to build a scan to find call options that expire this week and will double in value if the stock moves one ATR up
Find Options trades on oversold stocks (Video)
This article describes how you can use Samurai to find the best options trades on oversold stocks. We will cover both buying calls and selling puts, but you can also use it for spreads and other strat
Get alerts on Unusual drop in interesting stocks
This article explains how to use Samurai to build a scanner that alerts us VIA email on attractive stocks that have a 5% drop during the day.
Getting a Stock Valuation with Excel (Template) – Step-by-Step
Step-by-Step instructions on analyzing stocks to find an independent target price and trade them.
Iron condors that will be profitable with a +-1 standard deviation move
How to sell Iron Condors that will be profitable with +-1 standard deviation move (or more)
Sell puts 3 standard deviations under current price
Step-by-step guide on how to use Samurai to find the optimal put to sell using standard deviation and other technical and fundamental filters.
Unusual option volume with price smaller than $1
A step-by-step guide on how to find call options with unusual volume and price of less than $1
Using Dividends when trading Covered Calls
How to increase the cash flow using dividend distributions and covered calls (Dividend Capture and sell calls on stocks you own)