Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Option Chain

VZ 
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0.1799
0.38%
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Industry: Public Utilities
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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.
Jul 02, 2015 5.10 0 0 VZ 42.5 Jul 02, 2015 0.02 0 24
Jul 02, 2015 4.50 0 0 VZ 43 Jul 02, 2015 0.04 0 39
Jul 02, 2015 4.05 0 0 VZ 43.5 Jul 02, 2015 0.11 0 10
Jul 02, 2015 3.55 0 0 VZ 44 Jul 02, 2015 0.02 0 8
Jul 02, 2015 3.15 0 0 VZ 44.5 Jul 02, 2015 0.08 0 25
Jul 02, 2015 2.63 0 0 VZ 45 Jul 02, 2015 0.05 0 330
Jul 02, 2015 2.00 0 0 VZ 45.5 Jul 02, 2015 0.04 0 206
Jul 02, 2015 1.26 0 0 VZ 46 Jul 02, 2015 0.01 0 523
Jul 02, 2015 0.75 0 0 VZ 46.5 Jul 02, 2015 0.02 0 3971
Jul 02, 2015 0.18 0 0 VZ 47 Jul 02, 2015 0.01 0 1526
Jul 02, 2015 0.01 0 1550 VZ 47.5 Jul 02, 2015 0.26 0 0
Jul 02, 2015 0.02 0 3362 VZ 48 Jul 02, 2015 0.84 0 0
Jul 02, 2015 0.01 0 634 VZ 48.5 Jul 02, 2015 1.53 0 0
Jul 02, 2015 0.01 0 1370 VZ 49 Jul 02, 2015 2.02 0 0
Jul 02, 2015 0.08 0 208 VZ 49.5 Jul 02, 2015 1.66 0 0
Jul 02, 2015 0.02 0 295 VZ 50 Jul 02, 2015 2.75 0 0
Jul 02, 2015 0.02 0 431 VZ 50.5 Jul 02, 2015 2.78 0 0
Jul 02, 2015 0.02 0 598 VZ 51 Jul 02, 2015 0
Jul 02, 2015 0.02 0 3 VZ 51.5 Jul 02, 2015 0
Jul 10, 2015 4.30 4.60 0 VZ 42.5 Jul 10, 2015 0.04 0.06 0 20
Jul 10, 2015 4.50 3.80 4.10 0 6 VZ 43 Jul 10, 2015 0.08 0.07 0 75
Jul 10, 2015 4.00 3.30 3.60 0 VZ 43.5 Jul 10, 2015 0.06 0.07 0 8
Jul 10, 2015 3.50 2.92 3.20 0 6 VZ 44 Jul 10, 2015 0.03 0.08 0 16
Jul 10, 2015 3.00 2.32 2.69 0 9 VZ 44.5 Jul 10, 2015 0.04 -0.01 0.04 0.08 10 115
Jul 10, 2015 2.50 1.93 2.12 0 53 VZ 45 Jul 10, 2015 0.13 0.03 0.10 0 139
Jul 10, 2015 1.76 1.33 1.69 0 41 VZ 45.5 Jul 10, 2015 0.10 -0.01 0.08 0.10 19 449
Jul 10, 2015 0.96 0.06 1.00 1.09 12 92 VZ 46 Jul 10, 2015 0.19 0.01 0.17 0.19 45 851
Jul 10, 2015 0.64 -0.11 0.55 0.64 1 468 VZ 46.5 Jul 10, 2015 0.35 0.01 0.35 0.37 185 857
Jul 10, 2015 0.24 -0.16 0.21 0.24 322 458 VZ 47 Jul 10, 2015 0.72 0.14 0.64 0.68 164 498
Jul 10, 2015 0.06 -0.10 0.06 0.09 195 4901 VZ 47.5 Jul 10, 2015 0.90 0.94 1.26 0 607
Jul 10, 2015 0.03 -0.01 0.01 0.03 11 620 VZ 48 Jul 10, 2015 1.32 1.39 1.74 0 1203
Jul 10, 2015 0.03 0.01 0.04 0 1048 VZ 48.5 Jul 10, 2015 1.84 1.86 2.23 0 54
Jul 10, 2015 0.02 0.02 0 506 VZ 49 Jul 10, 2015 2.04 2.43 2.62 0 193
Jul 10, 2015 0.05 0.05 0 191 VZ 49.5 Jul 10, 2015 2.41 2.92 3.25 0 65
Jul 10, 2015 0.03 0.01 0 2330 VZ 50 Jul 10, 2015 3.27 3.35 3.75 0 47
Jul 10, 2015 0.05 0.02 0 95 VZ 50.5 Jul 10, 2015 4.10 0.55 3.85 4.25 50 140
Jul 10, 2015 0.02 0.05 0 54 VZ 51 Jul 10, 2015 4.05 4.35 4.75 0 27
Jul 10, 2015 0.01 0.05 0 46 VZ 51.5 Jul 10, 2015 4.85 5.25 0
Jul 17, 2015 4.30 4.70 0 VZ 42.5 Jul 17, 2015 0.02 0.06 0
Jul 17, 2015 4.30 3.80 4.20 0 116 VZ 43 Jul 17, 2015 0.05 0.03 0.07 0 1162
Jul 17, 2015 3.30 3.70 0 VZ 43.5 Jul 17, 2015 0.04 0.08 0
Jul 17, 2015 4.00 2.92 3.20 0 114 VZ 44 Jul 17, 2015 0.12 0.04 0.05 0.09 2 4197
Jul 17, 2015 2.32 2.70 0 VZ 44.5 Jul 17, 2015 0.15 0.08 0.11 0 53
Jul 17, 2015 2.04 -0.01 2.00 2.11 72 679 VZ 45 Jul 17, 2015 0.12 0.12 0.14 0 9254
Jul 17, 2015 1.24 1.33 1.70 0 1 VZ 45.5 Jul 17, 2015 0.22 0.03 0.20 0.22 34 5392
Jul 17, 2015 1.24 0.89 1.13 0 290 VZ 46 Jul 17, 2015 0.36 0.08 0.32 0.34 106 8998
Jul 17, 2015 0.94 0.60 0.65 0 363 VZ 46.5 Jul 17, 2015 0.57 0.12 0.51 0.53 21 1149
Jul 17, 2015 0.32 -0.15 0.30 0.32 284 11979 VZ 47 Jul 17, 2015 0.81 0.07 0.78 0.81 65 18233
Jul 17, 2015 0.14 -0.09 0.13 0.14 107 1970 VZ 47.5 Jul 17, 2015 1.14 0.09 1.14 1.18 11 288
Jul 17, 2015 0.06 -0.05 0.06 0.08 147 17177 VZ 48 Jul 17, 2015 1.62 0.21 1.51 1.65 56 13406

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