Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) Option Chain

VLO 
$57.83
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1.51
2.54%
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Industry: Energy
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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 Valero Energy Corporation (VLO)

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.
Aug 28, 2015 0 VLO 52.5 Aug 28, 2015 0
Aug 28, 2015 0 VLO 53 Aug 28, 2015 0.30 0 73
Aug 28, 2015 0 VLO 53.5 Aug 28, 2015 0
Aug 28, 2015 0 VLO 54 Aug 28, 2015 0.15 0 34
Aug 28, 2015 0 VLO 54.5 Aug 28, 2015 0.03 0 114
Aug 28, 2015 3.40 0 0 VLO 55 Aug 28, 2015 0.05 0 5382
Aug 28, 2015 0 VLO 55.5 Aug 28, 2015 0.01 0 247
Aug 28, 2015 2.65 0 0 VLO 56 Aug 28, 2015 0.01 0 2382
Aug 28, 2015 2.00 0 0 VLO 56.5 Aug 28, 2015 0.15 0 257
Aug 28, 2015 1.82 0 0 VLO 57 Aug 28, 2015 0.05 0 263
Aug 28, 2015 1.21 0 0 VLO 57.5 Aug 28, 2015 0.02 0 201
Aug 28, 2015 1.52 0 0 VLO 58 Aug 28, 2015 0.14 0 1700
Aug 28, 2015 0.55 0 0 VLO 58.5 Aug 28, 2015 0.26 0 406
Aug 28, 2015 0.12 0 35 VLO 59 Aug 28, 2015 0.34 0 81
Aug 28, 2015 0.20 0 128 VLO 59.5 Aug 28, 2015 1.12 0 0
Aug 28, 2015 0.03 0 510 VLO 60 Aug 28, 2015 1.15 0 0
Aug 28, 2015 0.02 0 546 VLO 60.5 Aug 28, 2015 1.25 0 0
Aug 28, 2015 0.06 0 662 VLO 61 Aug 28, 2015 2.24 0 0
Aug 28, 2015 0.10 0 77 VLO 61.5 Aug 28, 2015 2.23 0 0
Aug 28, 2015 0.02 0 221 VLO 62 Aug 28, 2015 3.45 0 0
Aug 28, 2015 0.06 0 387 VLO 62.5 Aug 28, 2015 3.63 0 0
Aug 28, 2015 0.02 0 613 VLO 63 Aug 28, 2015 4.30 0 0
Aug 28, 2015 0.10 0 601 VLO 63.5 Aug 28, 2015 4.75 0 0

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