Spread Betting on the Procter and Gamble Share Price (PG)

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How to Spread Bet on Procter and Gamble

Let's assume you sign into FinancialSpreads.com and the current price is:

  Procter and Gamble Rolling Cash Sell

8532.0
Buy

8538.0


Here is a brief guide to how it works...

The Spread Betting MarketProcter and Gamble Rolling Cash
Spread Trading Price8532.0¢ - 8538.0¢
How the Market WorksYou can speculate on the Procter and Gamble Rolling Cash market moving:

  Spread Betting Higher than 8538.0¢, or
  Spread Betting Lower than 8532.0¢

This is a 'Rolling' spread betting market meaning that it does not have a final closing date. If you decide not to close your trade and the session ends then your trade will automatically roll over to the next trading session.

Note that if a trade rolls over then you will either be charged or receive a small fee for overnight financing based upon whether you are betting on the market to decrease or increase. For additional information see Rolling Spread Bets.
Points (Units) TradedSpread betting trades on the Procter and Gamble market are priced in £x per cent price movement.

E.g. if Procter and Gamble moves 55.0¢ then you would gain or lose 55 times your stake.
Stake Size per UnitYou choose what to risk per cent, e.g. £3 per cent, £8 per cent, £10 per cent etc.
Brief Staking ExerciseIf you had a stake of £2 per cent and Procter and Gamble moves by 30.0¢, you would lose/win £2 per cent x 30.0¢ = £60.


Worked Trading Example - Going Long of Procter and Gamble

Spread betting on the US equity to go up in value

You Now Choose Whether to Buy or Sell Procter and Gamble to go:

  Spread Betting Higher than 8538.0¢? or
  Spread Betting Lower than 8532.0¢?

Let's Assume You Go Long   Spread Betting Higher than 8538.0¢
You Decide Your Stake, Let's Assume You Select £3 per cent
So What Next?
  • You gain £3 for each cent Procter and Gamble rises higher than 8538.0¢
  • You lose £3 for every cent Procter and Gamble falls lower than 8538.0¢
If You Are Buying a Spread Bet Your Trading P&L = (Settlement Price - Initial Price) x stake
 
Scenario 1
Procter and Gamble moves higher and the spread trading market is moved to 8585.8¢ - 8591.8¢:   8585.8   8591.8
Take Your Profit? You may choose to let your spread bet run or close it and take a profit. For this example, you choose to settle your bet and sell the market at 8585.8¢.
Your Trading P&L = (Settlement Price - Initial Price) x stake
(8585.8¢ - 8538.0¢) x £3 per cent
47.8¢ x £3 per cent
Your Trading P&L = £143.40 profit
 
Scenario 2
Procter and Gamble decreases and the market moves to 8484.2¢ - 8490.2¢. I.e. the market moves to:   8484.2   8490.2
Restrict the Loss? At this point, you could opt to leave your spread bet open or close it, i.e. close your spread bet and restrict your losses. For this example, you decide to settle your trade by selling the market at 8484.2¢.
Your Trading P&L = (Settlement Price - Initial Price) x stake
(8484.2¢ - 8538.0¢) x £3 per cent
-53.8¢ x £3 per cent
Your Trading P&L = -£161.40 loss


Spread Betting Example - Selling Procter and Gamble

Spread trading on the US equity to go down in value

You Work Out Whether to Buy or Sell Procter and Gamble to push:

  Spread Betting Higher than 8538.0¢? or
  Spread Betting Lower than 8532.0¢?

Let's Assume You Want to Go Short   Spread Betting Lower than 8532.0¢
You Choose Your Stake, Selecting £2 per cent
So What Happens Now?
  • You lose £2 for every cent Procter and Gamble moves above 8532.0¢
  • You gain £2 for every cent Procter and Gamble moves lower than 8532.0¢
When Spread Betting on a Market to Go Down Your Trading P&L = (Initial Price - Settlement Price) x stake
 
Scenario 3
Procter and Gamble drops and the financial spread betting market becomes 8468.7¢ - 8474.7¢, therefore you'd see this on Financial Spreads:   8468.7   8474.7
Lock in Your Profit? At this point, you can decide to keep your spread bet open or close it to lock in a profit. In this example you decide to settle your position and buy the market at 8474.7¢.
Your Trading P&L = (Initial Price - Settlement Price) x stake
(8532.0¢ - 8474.7¢) x £2 per cent
57.3¢ x £2 per cent
Your Trading P&L = £114.60 profit
 
Scenario 4
Procter and Gamble climbs and the spread betting market is adjusted and moved to 8590.5¢ - 8596.5¢. I.e. you'd see:   8590.5   8596.5
Time to Limit Your Loss?At this point, you may opt to leave your position open or close it, i.e. close your trade to limit your losses. In this case you opt to settle your bet and buy at 8596.5¢.
Your Trading P&L = (Initial Price - Settlement Price) x stake
(8532.0¢ - 8596.5¢) x £2 per cent
-64.5¢ x £2 per cent
Your Trading P&L = -£129.00 loss

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