Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) Option Chain

CAT 
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1.65
2.26%
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Industry: Capital Goods
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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 Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT)

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.
Jun 24, 2016 0 CAT 64.5 Jun 24, 2016 0.08 0 10
Jun 24, 2016 9.00 0 18 CAT 65 Jun 24, 2016 0.05 0 105
Jun 24, 2016 0 CAT 65.5 Jun 24, 2016 0.04 0 10
Jun 24, 2016 10.98 0 12 CAT 66 Jun 24, 2016 0.30 0 167
Jun 24, 2016 5.31 0 5 CAT 66.5 Jun 24, 2016 0.02 0 1072
Jun 24, 2016 9.48 0 8 CAT 67 Jun 24, 2016 0.01 0 90
Jun 24, 2016 8.80 0 7 CAT 67.5 Jun 24, 2016 0.02 0 160
Jun 24, 2016 8.38 0 2 CAT 68 Jun 24, 2016 0.01 0 70
Jun 24, 2016 10.06 0 2 CAT 68.5 Jun 24, 2016 0.03 0 13
Jun 24, 2016 6.96 0 65 CAT 69 Jun 24, 2016 0.02 0 84
Jun 24, 2016 6.85 0 12 CAT 69.5 Jun 24, 2016 0.01 0 349
Jun 24, 2016 3.35 0 83 CAT 70 Jun 24, 2016 0.01 0 872
Jun 24, 2016 3.30 0 4 CAT 70.5 Jun 24, 2016 0.01 0 374
Jun 24, 2016 2.15 0 69 CAT 71 Jun 24, 2016 0.01 0 662
Jun 24, 2016 7.25 0 5 CAT 71.5 Jun 24, 2016 0.04 0 189
Jun 24, 2016 1.52 0 184 CAT 72 Jun 24, 2016 0.03 0 123
Jun 24, 2016 0.90 0 262 CAT 72.5 Jun 24, 2016 0.05 0 490
Jun 24, 2016 1.32 0 138 CAT 73 Jun 24, 2016 0.11 0 948
Jun 24, 2016 0.02 0 165 CAT 73.5 Jun 24, 2016 0.46 0 552
Jun 24, 2016 0.03 0 184 CAT 74 Jun 24, 2016 2.38 0 315
Jun 24, 2016 0.03 0 1293 CAT 74.5 Jun 24, 2016 1.18 0 237
Jun 24, 2016 0.07 0 304 CAT 75 Jun 24, 2016 1.88 0 2125
Jun 24, 2016 0.01 0 283 CAT 75.5 Jun 24, 2016 2.19 0 630
Jun 24, 2016 0.01 0 437 CAT 76 Jun 24, 2016 3.00 0 2244
Jun 24, 2016 0.01 0 668 CAT 76.5 Jun 24, 2016 3.15 0 531
Jun 24, 2016 0.01 0 531 CAT 77 Jun 24, 2016 3.42 0 2683
Jun 24, 2016 0.01 0 964 CAT 77.5 Jun 24, 2016 4.00 0 427
Jun 24, 2016 0.01 0 1409 CAT 78 Jun 24, 2016 3.28 0 166
Jun 24, 2016 0.06 0 381 CAT 78.5 Jun 24, 2016 3.75 0 10

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