Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Option Chain

VZ 
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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.
Mar 27, 2015 5.70 4.30 4.70 0 250 VZ 44 Mar 27, 2015 0.08 0
Mar 27, 2015 4.60 3.75 4.25 0 55 VZ 44.5 Mar 27, 2015 0.08 0
Mar 27, 2015 3.52 -0.83 3.25 3.70 1 3 VZ 45 Mar 27, 2015 0.08 0.07 0 3
Mar 27, 2015 2.58 2.78 3.20 0 20 VZ 45.5 Mar 27, 2015 0.21 0.08 0 5
Mar 27, 2015 2.10 2.28 2.67 0 46 VZ 46 Mar 27, 2015 0.02 0.08 0 255
Mar 27, 2015 2.02 -1.21 1.90 2.17 5 144 VZ 46.5 Mar 27, 2015 0.01 0.08 0 124
Mar 27, 2015 1.50 -1.10 1.44 1.66 13 72 VZ 47 Mar 27, 2015 0.01 0.07 0 823
Mar 27, 2015 0.85 -0.24 0.94 1.14 10 71 VZ 47.5 Mar 27, 2015 0.01 0.01 5 510
Mar 27, 2015 0.59 -0.09 0.51 0.58 36 564 VZ 48 Mar 27, 2015 0.02 -0.02 0.03 100 541
Mar 27, 2015 0.09 -0.06 0.09 52 480 VZ 48.5 Mar 27, 2015 0.02 -0.19 0.01 0.02 10 674
Mar 27, 2015 0.01 -0.04 0.01 19 778 VZ 49 Mar 27, 2015 0.41 -0.10 0.39 0.49 27 3875
Mar 27, 2015 0.01 -0.01 0.01 30 2762 VZ 49.5 Mar 27, 2015 0.97 0.02 0.90 1.00 27 1357
Mar 27, 2015 0.01 -0.04 0.01 5 6179 VZ 50 Mar 27, 2015 1.34 -0.11 1.27 1.52 0 319
Mar 27, 2015 0.05 0.07 0 485 VZ 50.5 Mar 27, 2015 1.59 1.76 2.02 0 333
Mar 27, 2015 0.01 -0.01 0.05 13 373 VZ 51 Mar 27, 2015 2.50 -0.85 2.25 2.67 5 8
Mar 27, 2015 0.02 0.08 0 784 VZ 51.5 Mar 27, 2015 2.75 3.05 0
Mar 27, 2015 0.02 0.08 0 310 VZ 52 Mar 27, 2015 3.55 3.25 3.55 0 0
Mar 27, 2015 0.04 0.08 0 6 VZ 52.5 Mar 27, 2015 3.75 4.05 0
Mar 27, 2015 0.01 0.08 0 5 VZ 53 Mar 27, 2015 4.25 4.70 0

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