BP p.l.c. (BP) Option Chain

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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 BP p.l.c. (BP)

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 22, 2015 5.40 0 0 BP 37.5 May 22, 2015 0.03 0 14
May 22, 2015 0 BP 38 May 22, 2015 0.03 0 106
May 22, 2015 0 BP 38.5 May 22, 2015 0.05 0 26
May 22, 2015 3.15 0 0 BP 39 May 22, 2015 0.20 0 12
May 22, 2015 2.66 0 0 BP 39.5 May 22, 2015 0.06 0 59
May 22, 2015 2.18 0 0 BP 40 May 22, 2015 0.10 0 62
May 22, 2015 2.39 0 0 BP 40.5 May 22, 2015 0.10 0 347
May 22, 2015 1.25 0 0 BP 41 May 22, 2015 0.01 0 426
May 22, 2015 1.41 0 0 BP 41.5 May 22, 2015 0.05 0 629
May 22, 2015 0.54 0 0 BP 42 May 22, 2015 0.02 0 1741
May 22, 2015 0.05 0 438 BP 42.5 May 22, 2015 0.04 0 304
May 22, 2015 0.01 0 2079 BP 43 May 22, 2015 0.52 0 0
May 22, 2015 0.02 0 776 BP 43.5 May 22, 2015 0.88 0 0
May 22, 2015 0.04 0 582 BP 44 May 22, 2015 1.52 0 0
May 22, 2015 0.04 0 140 BP 44.5 May 22, 2015 0
May 22, 2015 0.04 0 422 BP 45 May 22, 2015 2.51 0 0
May 22, 2015 0.03 0 726 BP 45.5 May 22, 2015 3.95 0 0
May 29, 2015 3.60 4.30 0 BP 37.5 May 29, 2015 0.08 0.10 0 0
May 29, 2015 4.18 3.10 3.80 0 0 BP 38 May 29, 2015 0.13 0.10 0 2
May 29, 2015 2.60 3.30 0 BP 38.5 May 29, 2015 0.20 0
May 29, 2015 4.35 2.09 2.81 0 BP 39 May 29, 2015 0.01 0.09 0 92
May 29, 2015 1.68 2.24 0 BP 39.5 May 29, 2015 0.01 0.10 0 1
May 29, 2015 1.32 1.19 1.75 0 51 BP 40 May 29, 2015 0.05 0.12 0 169
May 29, 2015 3.00 0.69 1.25 0 0 BP 40.5 May 29, 2015 0.03 0.03 0 141
May 29, 2015 0.38 0.31 0.55 0 130 BP 41 May 29, 2015 0.02 -0.02 0.01 0.04 10 489
May 29, 2015 0.05 -0.09 0.02 0.05 1577 297 BP 41.5 May 29, 2015 0.09 -0.19 0.13 0.17 92 824
May 29, 2015 0.01 -0.03 0.01 6 827 BP 42 May 29, 2015 0.55 -0.11 0.48 0.65 352 451
May 29, 2015 0.02 0.03 65 799 BP 42.5 May 29, 2015 0.92 -0.14 1.09 1.31 70 275
May 29, 2015 0.01 -0.02 0.01 42 1317 BP 43 May 29, 2015 1.56 -0.01 1.45 1.65 1 104
May 29, 2015 0.06 0.03 0 404 BP 43.5 May 29, 2015 2.07 1.76 2.32 0 56
May 29, 2015 0.03 0.10 0 855 BP 44 May 29, 2015 2.55 2.25 2.82 0 30
May 29, 2015 0.01 0.13 0 223 BP 44.5 May 29, 2015 1.89 2.70 3.40 0 1
May 29, 2015 0.05 0.09 0 88 BP 45 May 29, 2015 2.25 3.20 3.90 0 6
May 29, 2015 0.05 0.09 0 734 BP 45.5 May 29, 2015 3.05 3.70 4.40 0 93

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