Bank of America Corporation (BAC) Option Chain

BAC 
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Call and put options are quoted in a table called a chain sheet. The chain sheet shows the price, volume and open interest for each option strike price and expiration month.

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Option Chain for Bank of America Corporation (BAC)

Calls "Calls" is an option that gives the holder the right to buy the underlying asset. Last "Last Sale" is the most recent trade. Chg "Change" is the difference between a day's last trade and the previous day's last trade. Bid "Bid" is the price a potential buyer is willing to pay for a security. Sometimes also used in the contect of takeovers where one corporation is bidding for (trying to buy) another corporation. In trading, we have the bid-ask spread which is the difference between what buyers are willing to pay and what sellers are asking for in terms of price. Ask "Ask" is the quoted ask, or the lowest price an investor will accept to sell a stock. Practically speaking, this is the quoted offer at which an investor can buy shares of stock; also called the offer price. Vol "Volume" is the daily number of shares of a security that change hands between a buyer and a seller. Also known as volume traded. Open Int "Open Interest" is the total number of derivatives contracts traded that have not yet been liquidated either by an offsetting derivative transaction or by delivery. Root Strike "Strike" is the index value at which the buyer of the option can buy or sell the underlying stock index. The strike index is converted to a dollar value by multiplying by the option's contract multiple. Puts "Put" is an option granting the right to sell the underlying futures contract. Opposite of a call. Last "Last Sale" is the most recent trade. Chg "Change" is the difference between a day's last trade and the previous day's last trade. Bid "Bid" is the price a potential buyer is willing to pay for a security. Sometimes also used in the contect of takeovers where one corporation is bidding for (trying to buy) another corporation. In trading, we have the bid-ask spread which is the difference between what buyers are willing to pay and what sellers are asking for in terms of price. Ask "Ask" is the quoted ask, or the lowest price an investor will accept to sell a stock. Practically speaking, this is the quoted offer at which an investor can buy shares of stock; also called the offer price. Vol "Volume" is the daily number of shares of a security that change hands between a buyer and a seller. Also known as volume traded. Open Int "Open Interest" is the total number of derivatives contracts traded that have not yet been liquidated either by an offsetting derivative transaction or by delivery.
Jul 31, 2015 1.39 -0.21 1.38 1.41 1026 3626 BAC 16.5 Jul 31, 2015 0.01 0.01 0 5854
Jul 31, 2015 0.89 -0.20 0.89 0.91 3866 6167 BAC 17 Jul 31, 2015 0.01 0.01 0 7835
Jul 31, 2015 0.39 -0.23 0.39 0.41 9563 15759 BAC 17.5 Jul 31, 2015 0.01 0.01 611 11019
Jul 31, 2015 0.01 -0.14 0.01 11450 21091 BAC 18 Jul 31, 2015 0.12 0.09 0.10 0.12 10577 18311
Jul 31, 2015 0.01 0.01 1300 31342 BAC 18.5 Jul 31, 2015 0.63 0.24 0.59 0.62 1860 4256
Jul 31, 2015 0.01 0.01 0 13302 BAC 19 Jul 31, 2015 1.12 0.21 1.09 1.12 209 2200
Jul 31, 2015 0.01 0.01 0 750 BAC 19.5 Jul 31, 2015 1.56 0.23 1.59 1.62 146 673

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