Ignored Beta and got bit

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    ODP was and is at the bottom of its 52 week range, div yield was good and we're near the tax return bump for stocks. But the buyer panicked over the swings and exercised instead of selling. It happens but I find that posting my errors is a good way to avoid making the same mistake again.
     
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    What did they exercise on you?
     
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    Office Depot.
     
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    Which option?
     
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    A put. OPT was at the bottom of its range.
     
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    What month? What strike?
    How long ago did you write it?
     
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    What month? What strike?
     
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    NAT I caught prior to any purchase
     
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    What happened to your ODP puts that got assigned?
     

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