Is there a way to exercise a put option without purchasing the stock?

Suppose I had a put option for a strike price of $150 without owning the stock. The price eventually drops to $100 dollars and I decide to exercise the put. Normally, I could purchase all the stock and execute the put, however, I was wondering if there was a way to not have to purchase the stocks and still get credit for the per share difference?

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June 2017
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Almost always you can simply sell the put which will usually yield a slightly higher price than buying the stock and exercising the put to sell it.  If it doesn't yield a higher price, or it isn't trading actively, then you can buy the stock, exercise the put, and close the usual way.

June 2017
June 2017
June 2017