Here's the Options Play on BMC Software

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The following video is part of a special series in which Motley Fool analyst Eric Bleeker and "Options Whiz" Jeff Fischer discuss how to make 2012 the year YOU master the market.

In this edition, Eric and Jeff analyze BMC Software. The company has a strong underlying business but is a bit of a turnaround story as it reorganizes its sales division. In the video below, Jeff describes how investors can protect downside while waiting for BMC to complete its sales overhaul.

For more details on how to trade BMC using similar options strategies with as much potential or more, just click here.

You'll be directed to the Motley Fool Options Whiz -- our interactive "Options U" designed to teach you to trade options sensibly, with a minimum of risk, and all the resources of The Motley Fool behind you -- all 100% FREE!

At the time this article was published Jeff Fischer owns shares of Oracle and BMC. The Motley Fool owns shares of International Business Machines, BMC Software, and Oracle. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy.

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