General Cable Corporation (BGC) Option Chain

BGC 
$16.24
*  
0.15
0.92%
Get BGC Alerts
*Delayed - data as of May 6, 2015  -  Find a broker to begin trading BGC now
Exchange: NYSE
Industry: Basic Industries
Community Rating:
View:    BGC Pre-Market
 
 
Symbol List Views
FlashQuotes InfoQuotes
Stock Details
Summary Quote Real-Time Quote After Hours Quote Pre-market Quote Historical Quote Option Chain
CHARTS
Basic Chart Interactive Chart
COMPANY NEWS
Company Headlines Press Releases Market Stream
STOCK ANALYSIS
Analyst Research Guru Analysis Stock Report Competitors Stock Consultant Stock Comparison
FUNDAMENTALS
Call Transcripts Annual Report Income Statement Revenue/EPS SEC Filings Short Interest Dividend History
HOLDINGS
Ownership Summary Institutional Holdings Insiders
(SEC Form 4)
 Save Stocks

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.

BGC Options: Type:

Option Chain for General Cable Corporation (BGC)

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.
May 2015
May 15, 2015 1.72 0 2291 BGC 15 May 15, 2015 0.30 0.15 70 716
May 15, 2015 0.75 0 762 BGC 16 May 15, 2015 0.65 0.25 81 312
May 15, 2015 0.40 -0.20 232 974 BGC 17 May 15, 2015 1.25 0.20 111 329
June 2015
Jun 19, 2015 0 BGC 15 Jun 19, 2015 0
Jun 19, 2015 0 BGC 16 Jun 19, 2015 0.95 0.20 20 25
Jun 19, 2015 0.60 0 135 BGC 17 Jun 19, 2015 0
August 2015
Aug 21, 2015 3.48 0 83 BGC 15 Aug 21, 2015 0.85 0 146
Aug 21, 2015 1.55 0 115 BGC 16 Aug 21, 2015 1.37 0 46
Aug 21, 2015 1.85 0 55 BGC 17 Aug 21, 2015 1.78 0 55
November 2015
Nov 20, 2015 3.02 0 1 BGC 15 Nov 20, 2015 0.75 0 1
Nov 20, 2015 2.55 0 17 BGC 16 Nov 20, 2015 1.70 0 0
Nov 20, 2015 2.05 0 27 BGC 17 Nov 20, 2015 2.62 0.77 10 58

Options Center

Get Options Commentary, News and Trading suggestions from our Options Center.
New to options investing? Be sure to check out our Options Trading Guide.

FX Options

New! You can view US Dollar settled currency options in the FX Options section.
Select your currency below to get started:


See also: Options Chain data entry page.