Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (VRX) Option Chain

VRX 
$197.84
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0.62
0.31%
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Exchange: NYSE
Industry: Health Care
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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 Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (VRX)

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.
Mar 27, 2015 21.80 16.80 19.80 0 5 VRX 180 Mar 27, 2015 0.45 0.20 0 5
Mar 27, 2015 1.60 14.20 17.30 0 10 VRX 182.5 Mar 27, 2015 0.85 0.20 0 25
Mar 27, 2015 14.40 12.00 14.80 21 VRX 185 Mar 27, 2015 0.20 0.25 0 256
Mar 27, 2015 17.00 9.60 12.30 0 3 VRX 187.5 Mar 27, 2015 0.05 -0.05 0.15 5 40
Mar 27, 2015 9.40 7.20 9.80 1 VRX 190 Mar 27, 2015 0.20 0.25 0 506
Mar 27, 2015 4.70 7.30 0 VRX 192.5 Mar 27, 2015 0.05 -0.75 0.15 5 158
Mar 27, 2015 10.28 2.35 4.90 0 235 VRX 195 Mar 27, 2015 0.05 -0.55 0.15 14 338
Mar 27, 2015 2.78 2.70 0 82 VRX 197.5 Mar 27, 2015 0.08 -1.62 0.35 1 231
Mar 27, 2015 0.25 -0.80 0.25 52 430 VRX 200 Mar 27, 2015 3.00 0.40 1.60 2.85 1 189
Mar 27, 2015 0.39 0.05 0 421 VRX 202.5 Mar 27, 2015 4.90 0.35 3.10 5.30 2 157
Mar 27, 2015 0.03 -0.17 0.05 1 383 VRX 205 Mar 27, 2015 7.10 5.20 7.80 0 187
Mar 27, 2015 0.35 0.20 0 132 VRX 207.5 Mar 27, 2015 4.30 7.80 10.40 0 8
Mar 27, 2015 0.05 -0.23 0.15 20 156 VRX 210 Mar 27, 2015 7.60 10.30 12.90 0 1
Mar 27, 2015 0.03 -0.32 0.20 2 50 VRX 212.5 Mar 27, 2015 12.70 15.40 0
Mar 27, 2015 0.20 0 VRX 215 Mar 27, 2015 15.20 17.90 0
Mar 27, 2015 0.20 0 VRX 217.5 Mar 27, 2015 18.00 20.40 0

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