Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Option Chain

VZ 
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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 Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)

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 22, 2015 5.55 4.45 4.75 0 72 VZ 45 May 22, 2015 0.04 0.08 0 112
May 22, 2015 3.95 4.25 0 VZ 45.5 May 22, 2015 0.01 0.08 0 80
May 22, 2015 3.45 3.70 0 VZ 46 May 22, 2015 0.05 0.08 0 125
May 22, 2015 2.95 3.25 0 VZ 46.5 May 22, 2015 0.01 0.03 0 212
May 22, 2015 3.25 2.54 2.69 0 58 VZ 47 May 22, 2015 0.19 0.08 0 51
May 22, 2015 2.57 2.04 2.42 0 203 VZ 47.5 May 22, 2015 0.04 0.01 0 277
May 22, 2015 1.66 -0.16 1.57 1.69 1 91 VZ 48 May 22, 2015 0.05 0.10 0 182
May 22, 2015 1.16 -0.13 1.04 1.19 25 406 VZ 48.5 May 22, 2015 0.01 -0.04 0.02 4 203
May 22, 2015 0.65 -0.30 0.57 0.70 196 635 VZ 49 May 22, 2015 0.03 0.01 0.05 2 1303
May 22, 2015 0.13 -0.35 0.05 0.19 197 1593 VZ 49.5 May 22, 2015 0.01 -0.01 0.01 6 1788
May 22, 2015 0.01 -0.09 0.01 970 6915 VZ 50 May 22, 2015 0.39 0.27 0.34 0.40 553 1935
May 22, 2015 0.02 0.01 0.03 41 4037 VZ 50.5 May 22, 2015 0.80 -0.06 0.77 0.94 64 254
May 22, 2015 0.01 0.03 0 696 VZ 51 May 22, 2015 1.62 1.09 1.43 0 351
May 22, 2015 0.02 0.04 12 853 VZ 51.5 May 22, 2015 1.11 1.59 1.98 0 19
May 22, 2015 0.14 0.06 0 322 VZ 52 May 22, 2015 2.37 2.10 2.48 0 26
May 22, 2015 0.03 0.08 0 11 VZ 52.5 May 22, 2015 3.10 2.59 2.94 0 1
May 22, 2015 0.01 0.08 0 4 VZ 53 May 22, 2015 2.85 3.55 0
May 22, 2015 0.08 0 VZ 53.5 May 22, 2015 3.35 4.05 0
May 22, 2015 0.08 0 VZ 54 May 22, 2015 3.85 4.55 0
May 22, 2015 0.08 0 VZ 54.5 May 22, 2015 4.35 5.05 0
May 29, 2015 4.70 4.55 4.95 0 160 VZ 45 May 29, 2015 0.01 0.09 4 83
May 29, 2015 3.95 4.35 0 VZ 45.5 May 29, 2015 0.05 0.10 0 4
May 29, 2015 3.45 3.85 0 VZ 46 May 29, 2015 0.10 0
May 29, 2015 2.95 3.55 0 VZ 46.5 May 29, 2015 0.04 0.10 0 232
May 29, 2015 2.45 2.85 0 VZ 47 May 29, 2015 0.05 -0.07 0.01 0.10 20 75
May 29, 2015 2.69 2.12 2.35 0 71 VZ 47.5 May 29, 2015 0.11 0.13 0 231
May 29, 2015 1.74 1.61 1.94 0 72 VZ 48 May 29, 2015 0.07 0.01 0.10 0 450
May 29, 2015 1.62 1.12 1.35 0 150 VZ 48.5 May 29, 2015 0.07 -0.01 0.03 0.08 16 945
May 29, 2015 0.81 -0.17 0.69 0.87 24 532 VZ 49 May 29, 2015 0.08 0.02 0.07 0.09 173 12242
May 29, 2015 0.33 -0.28 0.33 0.37 449 1210 VZ 49.5 May 29, 2015 0.20 -0.01 0.17 0.21 444 357
May 29, 2015 0.10 -0.19 0.10 0.12 338 8470 VZ 50 May 29, 2015 0.44 0.14 0.44 0.48 105 5566
May 29, 2015 0.04 -0.08 0.02 0.08 5 3164 VZ 50.5 May 29, 2015 0.64 0.72 0.99 0 344
May 29, 2015 0.05 0.01 0.05 0 718 VZ 51 May 29, 2015 1.27 0.24 1.18 1.44 4 109
May 29, 2015 0.02 0.08 0 546 VZ 51.5 May 29, 2015 1.46 1.58 1.93 0 10
May 29, 2015 0.07 0.09 0 143 VZ 52 May 29, 2015 2.35 2.09 2.44 0 59
May 29, 2015 0.02 0.09 0 28 VZ 52.5 May 29, 2015 2.35 3.05 0
May 29, 2015 0.02 0.01 0 25 VZ 53 May 29, 2015 2.85 3.55 0
May 29, 2015 0.10 0 VZ 53.5 May 29, 2015 3.35 4.00 0
May 29, 2015 0.10 0 VZ 54 May 29, 2015 3.85 4.55 0
May 29, 2015 0.10 0 VZ 54.5 May 29, 2015 4.35 5.05 0

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