Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) Option Chain

CAT 
$78.63
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0.28
0.36%
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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.
Jul 31, 2015 7.05 7.85 0 CAT 71 Jul 31, 2015 0.01 0.14 0 74
Jul 31, 2015 6.85 7.20 0 CAT 71.5 Jul 31, 2015 0.16 0
Jul 31, 2015 4.25 6.35 6.70 0 5 CAT 72 Jul 31, 2015 0.11 0.13 0 32
Jul 31, 2015 5.85 6.20 0 CAT 72.5 Jul 31, 2015 0.13 0.13 0 21
Jul 31, 2015 5.10 5.70 0 CAT 73 Jul 31, 2015 0.05 0.04 0.01 0.05 1 111
Jul 31, 2015 5.00 2.12 4.95 5.20 20 34 CAT 73.5 Jul 31, 2015 0.02 0.04 0 258
Jul 31, 2015 4.60 0.65 4.40 4.70 12 115 CAT 74 Jul 31, 2015 0.01 0.01 35 722
Jul 31, 2015 1.95 3.90 4.20 0 10 CAT 74.5 Jul 31, 2015 0.01 -0.03 0.03 1 381
Jul 31, 2015 3.62 1.34 3.50 3.70 62 115 CAT 75 Jul 31, 2015 0.01 0.09 1 2421
Jul 31, 2015 3.04 0.89 2.92 3.20 50 246 CAT 75.5 Jul 31, 2015 0.04 0.01 0 248
Jul 31, 2015 2.62 0.52 2.49 2.71 44 514 CAT 76 Jul 31, 2015 0.01 -0.03 0.03 6 900
Jul 31, 2015 2.12 0.38 2.13 2.19 289 799 CAT 76.5 Jul 31, 2015 0.07 0.02 0 688
Jul 31, 2015 1.60 0.45 1.63 1.69 145 395 CAT 77 Jul 31, 2015 0.02 -0.03 0.02 84 567
Jul 31, 2015 1.06 0.24 1.07 1.20 102 550 CAT 77.5 Jul 31, 2015 0.01 -0.13 0.02 20 223
Jul 31, 2015 0.59 0.09 0.63 0.70 1116 1485 CAT 78 Jul 31, 2015 0.03 -0.23 0.03 434 933
Jul 31, 2015 0.16 -0.06 0.12 0.25 530 617 CAT 78.5 Jul 31, 2015 0.02 -0.52 0.02 734 720
Jul 31, 2015 0.02 -0.10 0.03 95 1266 CAT 79 Jul 31, 2015 0.40 -0.51 0.31 0.37 72 446
Jul 31, 2015 0.01 -0.03 0.02 15 329 CAT 79.5 Jul 31, 2015 0.95 -0.50 0.80 1.01 105 195
Jul 31, 2015 0.01 -0.01 0.01 58 913 CAT 80 Jul 31, 2015 1.41 -0.35 1.31 1.37 11 248
Jul 31, 2015 0.09 0.02 0 286 CAT 80.5 Jul 31, 2015 1.85 -1.55 1.81 2.01 1 144
Jul 31, 2015 0.01 -0.01 0.01 1 307 CAT 81 Jul 31, 2015 2.51 -0.36 2.28 2.57 5 92
Jul 31, 2015 0.03 0.01 0 118 CAT 81.5 Jul 31, 2015 4.28 2.80 3.00 0 22
Jul 31, 2015 0.01 0.03 0 473 CAT 82 Jul 31, 2015 3.35 -0.92 3.30 3.55 10 1210
Jul 31, 2015 0.55 0.01 0 717 CAT 82.5 Jul 31, 2015 6.30 3.80 4.05 0 188
Jul 31, 2015 0.05 0.02 0 179 CAT 83 Jul 31, 2015 7.85 4.25 4.45 0 109
Jul 31, 2015 0.01 0.02 0 75 CAT 83.5 Jul 31, 2015 3.85 4.80 5.05 0 55
Jul 31, 2015 0.02 0.01 0.02 1 460 CAT 84 Jul 31, 2015 6.10 5.30 5.55 0 71
Jul 31, 2015 0.01 0.13 0 177 CAT 84.5 Jul 31, 2015 5.92 -3.13 5.80 6.05 10 74
Jul 31, 2015 0.01 0.04 0 306 CAT 85 Jul 31, 2015 9.35 6.30 6.55 0 14
Jul 31, 2015 0.01 0.14 0 248 CAT 85.5 Jul 31, 2015 2.07 6.25 7.40 0 99
Jul 31, 2015 0.01 0.14 0 139 CAT 86 Jul 31, 2015 7.60 -2.20 7.30 7.50 11 23

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