VIAB

Viacom Inc. (VIAB) Option Chain

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3.54%
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Exchange: NASDAQ
Industry: Consumer Services
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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 Viacom Inc. (VIAB)

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 6.30 3.50 4.10 0 45 VIAB 37 Apr 29, 2016 0.05 0.10 0 170
Apr 29, 2016 0.95 2.75 3.70 0 1 VIAB 37.5 Apr 29, 2016 0.25 0.15 0 62
Apr 29, 2016 3.25 -2.60 2.35 3.50 2 26 VIAB 38 Apr 29, 2016 0.15 0.20 0 143
Apr 29, 2016 2.48 -2.22 2.05 2.65 72 123 VIAB 38.5 Apr 29, 2016 0.65 0.15 0 51
Apr 29, 2016 2.00 -1.33 1.45 2.10 24 546 VIAB 39 Apr 29, 2016 0.04 -0.06 0.05 1 955
Apr 29, 2016 1.10 1.00 1.65 0 93 VIAB 39.5 Apr 29, 2016 0.05 0.20 0 117
Apr 29, 2016 0.95 -1.95 0.55 1.10 5 342 VIAB 40 Apr 29, 2016 0.04 0.05 0 462
Apr 29, 2016 0.80 -0.20 0.15 0.65 20 98 VIAB 40.5 Apr 29, 2016 0.30 0.20 0 41
Apr 29, 2016 0.81 0.01 0.25 6 133 VIAB 41 Apr 29, 2016 0.25 0.15 0.30 81 578
Apr 29, 2016 0.05 -2.33 0.20 2 390 VIAB 41.5 Apr 29, 2016 0.65 0.40 0.30 0.90 72 62
Apr 29, 2016 2.05 0.25 0 578 VIAB 42 Apr 29, 2016 1.25 0.90 0.90 1.55 32 67
Apr 29, 2016 0.05 -0.75 0.05 50 608 VIAB 42.5 Apr 29, 2016 1.00 0.75 1.40 1.95 1 20
Apr 29, 2016 0.05 -0.21 0.15 2 481 VIAB 43 Apr 29, 2016 2.10 1.57 1.90 2.45 27 281
Apr 29, 2016 0.04 -0.36 0.20 50 145 VIAB 43.5 Apr 29, 2016 2.55 1.35 2.40 3.00 94 656
Apr 29, 2016 0.19 0.20 0 450 VIAB 44 Apr 29, 2016 1.69 1.00 3.60 0 14
Apr 29, 2016 0.10 0.20 0 68 VIAB 44.5 Apr 29, 2016 3.40 1.85 4.10 0 18

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