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.
May 29, 2015 0 IBM 155 May 29, 2015 0.01 0 229
May 29, 2015 16.10 0 0 IBM 157.5 May 29, 2015 0.05 0 122
May 29, 2015 12.20 0 0 IBM 160 May 29, 2015 0.04 0 335
May 29, 2015 11.50 0 0 IBM 162.5 May 29, 2015 0.01 0 403
May 29, 2015 7.89 0 0 IBM 165 May 29, 2015 0.02 0 760
May 29, 2015 2.60 0 0 IBM 167.5 May 29, 2015 0.01 0 980
May 29, 2015 0.01 0 922 IBM 170 May 29, 2015 0.31 0 2
May 29, 2015 0.04 0 2148 IBM 172.5 May 29, 2015 2.64 0 0
May 29, 2015 0.03 0 788 IBM 175 May 29, 2015 5.10 0 0
May 29, 2015 0.02 0 450 IBM 177.5 May 29, 2015 7.50 0 0
May 29, 2015 0.01 0 642 IBM 180 May 29, 2015 10.30 0 0
May 29, 2015 0.02 0 194 IBM 182.5 May 29, 2015 0
May 29, 2015 0.05 0 18 IBM 185 May 29, 2015 0

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