§Estimated performance for May 2019 calculated with reported data from 39 funds.
*All estimates and 2019 YTD amounts are calculated with reported data as of July-16-2019 23:50 US CST.
This strategy focuses on profiting from the decay in option premium that occurs with the passage of time and/or the potential reduction in the expectation of price volatility of the underlying securities.
The Barclay Option Strategies Index is recalculated and updated real-time on this page as soon as the monthly returns for the underlying funds are recorded. Only funds that provide us with net returns are included in the index calculation. The number of funds that are currently included in the calculations for the most recent months can be found in the footnotes above. Please note that the calculation for the number of funds is time-stamped and that the number of funds will continue to increase until all funds categorized within the sector have reported monthly returns.