< API Reference
GET
/backtester/strategies/cash-secured-puts/{symbol}
OPTIONS
Pre-calculated cash secured backtest over the last two years on the given symbol. Results are summary level information on all 9 cash secured puts strategy variations which include -.20, -.35, -.50 delta and 30, 60 and 180 day rolling periods.

Example URI

Response Information

Resource Description

Collection of SummaryResults

NameDescriptionTypeAdditional information
symbol

Stock symbol.

string

None.

strategy_type

Type of strategy.

string

None.

strategy_description

Strategy description. Format [symbol]:[strategy type code]@[x-Day],[xDelta]

string

None.

strategy_delta

Delta used for strategy.

decimal number

None.

strategy_roll_interval

Interval the strategy rolls to the next expiry in days.

integer

None.

strategy_return

Percent return of strategy over backtest interval.

decimal number

None.

strategy_annualized_return

Annualized percent return of strategy over backtest interval.

decimal number

None.

strategy_drawdown

Max percent drawdown of strategy over backtest interval.

decimal number

None.

stock_return

Percent return of stock over backtest interval.

decimal number

None.

stock_annualized_return

Annualized percent return of stock over backtest interval.

decimal number

None.

stock_drawdown

Max percent drawdown of stock over backtest interval.

decimal number

None.

is_best_strategy

Indicates if it is the best of all 9 strategy variations for the specific symbol and strategy type.

boolean

None.

Response Formats

application/json, text/json

Sample:
[
  {
    "symbol": "GILD",
    "strategy_type": "CashSecuredPut",
    "strategy_description": "GILD-CSP-Delta:-0.35-60-Days",
    "strategy_delta": -0.35,
    "strategy_roll_interval": 60,
    "strategy_return": 0.199419369992823,
    "strategy_annualized_return": 0.0998464609703436,
    "strategy_drawdown": -0.115672538039798,
    "stock_return": -0.011463550361714,
    "stock_annualized_return": 0.0998464609703436,
    "stock_drawdown": -0.34409654272668,
    "is_best_strategy": true
  },
  {
    "symbol": "YHOO",
    "strategy_type": "CoveredCall",
    "strategy_description": "YHOO-CSP-Delta:-0.5-30-Days",
    "strategy_delta": -0.5,
    "strategy_roll_interval": 30,
    "strategy_return": 0.198831033514191,
    "strategy_annualized_return": 0.0995518892080655,
    "strategy_drawdown": -0.283920676205658,
    "stock_return": 0.0613445378151259,
    "stock_annualized_return": 0.0995518892080655,
    "stock_drawdown": -0.489020431544778,
    "is_best_strategy": true
  }
]

application/xml, text/xml

Sample:
<summary_results_list xmlns:i="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance">
  <summary_results>
    <is_best_strategy>true</is_best_strategy>
    <stock_annualized_return>0.0998464609703436</stock_annualized_return>
    <stock_drawdown>-0.34409654272668</stock_drawdown>
    <stock_return>-0.011463550361714</stock_return>
    <strategy_annualized_return>0.0998464609703436</strategy_annualized_return>
    <strategy_delta>-0.35</strategy_delta>
    <strategy_description>GILD-CSP-Delta:-0.35-60-Days</strategy_description>
    <strategy_drawdown>-0.115672538039798</strategy_drawdown>
    <strategy_return>0.199419369992823</strategy_return>
    <strategy_roll_interval>60</strategy_roll_interval>
    <strategy_type>CashSecuredPut</strategy_type>
    <symbol>GILD</symbol>
  </summary_results>
  <summary_results>
    <is_best_strategy>true</is_best_strategy>
    <stock_annualized_return>0.0995518892080655</stock_annualized_return>
    <stock_drawdown>-0.489020431544778</stock_drawdown>
    <stock_return>0.0613445378151259</stock_return>
    <strategy_annualized_return>0.0995518892080655</strategy_annualized_return>
    <strategy_delta>-0.5</strategy_delta>
    <strategy_description>YHOO-CSP-Delta:-0.5-30-Days</strategy_description>
    <strategy_drawdown>-0.283920676205658</strategy_drawdown>
    <strategy_return>0.198831033514191</strategy_return>
    <strategy_roll_interval>30</strategy_roll_interval>
    <strategy_type>CoveredCall</strategy_type>
    <symbol>YHOO</symbol>
  </summary_results>
</summary_results_list>