International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) 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 International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

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.
Apr 29, 2016 0 IBM 131 Apr 29, 2016 0.62 0 2
Apr 29, 2016 18.93 0 22 IBM 132 Apr 29, 2016 0.53 0 38
Apr 29, 2016 16.25 0 2 IBM 133 Apr 29, 2016 0.11 0 50
Apr 29, 2016 0 IBM 134 Apr 29, 2016 0.03 0 64
Apr 29, 2016 13.60 0 19 IBM 135 Apr 29, 2016 0.01 0 297
Apr 29, 2016 14.90 0 1 IBM 136 Apr 29, 2016 0.03 0 110
Apr 29, 2016 11.45 0 1 IBM 137 Apr 29, 2016 0.02 0 36
Apr 29, 2016 10.50 0 15 IBM 138 Apr 29, 2016 0.02 0 183
Apr 29, 2016 6.98 0 3 IBM 139 Apr 29, 2016 0.06 0 281
Apr 29, 2016 6.00 0 39 IBM 140 Apr 29, 2016 0.01 0 617
Apr 29, 2016 3.41 0 39 IBM 141 Apr 29, 2016 0.02 0 102
Apr 29, 2016 3.68 0 61 IBM 142 Apr 29, 2016 0.01 0 213
Apr 29, 2016 2.71 0 147 IBM 143 Apr 29, 2016 0.01 0 396
Apr 29, 2016 1.89 0 242 IBM 144 Apr 29, 2016 0.03 0 626
Apr 29, 2016 0.99 0 456 IBM 145 Apr 29, 2016 0.01 0 710
Apr 29, 2016 0.03 0 629 IBM 146 Apr 29, 2016 0.05 0 73
Apr 29, 2016 0.01 0 902 IBM 147 Apr 29, 2016 1.04 0 667
Apr 29, 2016 0.01 0 1214 IBM 148 Apr 29, 2016 2.01 0 736
Apr 29, 2016 0.02 0 1287 IBM 149 Apr 29, 2016 3.16 0 521
Apr 29, 2016 0.01 0 1446 IBM 150 Apr 29, 2016 4.00 0 680
Apr 29, 2016 0.01 0 1555 IBM 152.5 Apr 29, 2016 6.78 0 461
Apr 29, 2016 0.02 0 2414 IBM 155 Apr 29, 2016 7.90 0 700
Apr 29, 2016 0.01 0 478 IBM 157.5 Apr 29, 2016 10.93 0 30

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