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 08, 2015 4.55 4.85 0 VZ 45.5 May 08, 2015 0.06 0
May 08, 2015 4.05 4.35 0 VZ 46 May 08, 2015 0.01 0.01 0 43
May 08, 2015 3.70 3.55 3.85 0 50 VZ 46.5 May 08, 2015 0.02 0.05 0 33
May 08, 2015 2.55 3.05 3.35 0 0 VZ 47 May 08, 2015 0.02 0.01 0 72
May 08, 2015 2.79 2.55 2.76 0 45 VZ 47.5 May 08, 2015 0.14 0.06 0 226
May 08, 2015 2.54 2.06 2.21 0 156 VZ 48 May 08, 2015 0.06 0.06 0 413
May 08, 2015 2.05 1.58 1.68 0 331 VZ 48.5 May 08, 2015 0.07 0.07 0 364
May 08, 2015 1.14 -0.56 1.11 1.16 20 709 VZ 49 May 08, 2015 0.04 0.03 0.05 0 426
May 08, 2015 0.75 -0.44 0.69 0.72 21 965 VZ 49.5 May 08, 2015 0.09 0.03 0.09 0.11 23 335
May 08, 2015 0.36 -0.29 0.34 0.36 165 2579 VZ 50 May 08, 2015 0.26 0.14 0.23 0.26 92 618
May 08, 2015 0.13 -0.22 0.12 0.14 113 2689 VZ 50.5 May 08, 2015 0.51 0.21 0.51 0.54 96 354
May 08, 2015 0.04 -0.11 0.03 0.05 56 930 VZ 51 May 08, 2015 0.70 0.08 0.73 0.95 1 272
May 08, 2015 0.07 0.06 0 109 VZ 51.5 May 08, 2015 1.12 0.90 1.46 0 10
May 08, 2015 0.05 0.07 0 32 VZ 52 May 08, 2015 1.25 1.96 0
May 08, 2015 0.03 0.02 0.06 20 54 VZ 52.5 May 08, 2015 1.74 2.47 0
May 08, 2015 0.06 0 VZ 53 May 08, 2015 2.08 2.96 0
May 08, 2015 0.06 0 VZ 53.5 May 08, 2015 2.55 3.50 0
May 08, 2015 0.05 0 VZ 54 May 08, 2015 3.05 4.00 0
May 08, 2015 0.05 0 VZ 54.5 May 08, 2015 3.55 4.50 0
May 08, 2015 0.05 0 VZ 55 May 08, 2015 4.05 5.00 0
May 15, 2015 4.55 4.70 0 VZ 45.5 May 15, 2015 0.03 0.01 0.04 0 53
May 15, 2015 4.00 4.05 4.20 0 190 VZ 46 May 15, 2015 0.03 0.01 0.04 0 16481
May 15, 2015 3.55 3.70 0 VZ 46.5 May 15, 2015 0.05 0.02 0.03 0 390
May 15, 2015 3.15 3.05 3.30 0 159 VZ 47 May 15, 2015 0.05 0.03 0.05 0 21947
May 15, 2015 2.78 2.60 2.75 0 51 VZ 47.5 May 15, 2015 0.08 0.02 0.06 0 497
May 15, 2015 2.22 -0.14 2.12 2.18 62 2066 VZ 48 May 15, 2015 0.07 0.02 0.06 0.07 44 18166
May 15, 2015 1.30 1.66 1.80 0 25 VZ 48.5 May 15, 2015 0.09 -0.03 0.09 0.11 290 3249
May 15, 2015 1.29 -0.39 1.25 1.28 415 34846 VZ 49 May 15, 2015 0.16 0.05 0.16 0.17 200 9672
May 15, 2015 0.89 -0.23 0.86 0.88 39 6212 VZ 49.5 May 15, 2015 0.27 0.08 0.26 0.28 7 704
May 15, 2015 0.59 -0.25 0.54 0.55 2810 80949 VZ 50 May 15, 2015 0.41 0.13 0.43 0.45 769 3208
May 15, 2015 0.31 -0.24 0.30 0.31 139 15730 VZ 50.5 May 15, 2015 0.60 0.09 0.69 0.72 310 338
May 15, 2015 0.14 -0.16 0.15 0.17 310 3152 VZ 51 May 15, 2015 1.01 0.21 1.04 1.07 10 301
May 15, 2015 0.11 -0.03 0.06 0.11 99 1225 VZ 51.5 May 15, 2015 1.13 1.30 1.52 0 76
May 15, 2015 0.06 -0.01 0.03 0.07 11 203 VZ 52 May 15, 2015 1.45 1.54 1.98 0 87
May 15, 2015 0.03 -0.03 0.01 0.05 11 2362 VZ 52.5 May 15, 2015 2.05 1.78 2.46 0 410
May 15, 2015 0.02 0.04 0 5 VZ 53 May 15, 2015 2.35 2.96 0
May 15, 2015 0.01 0.04 0 5 VZ 53.5 May 15, 2015 2.84 3.45 0
May 15, 2015 0.03 0 VZ 54 May 15, 2015 3.35 3.95 0
May 15, 2015 0.03 0 VZ 54.5 May 15, 2015 3.85 4.45 0
May 15, 2015 0.01 -0.01 0.03 40 222 VZ 55 May 15, 2015 7.05 4.05 5.00 0 0
May 22, 2015 4.60 4.95 0 VZ 45.5 May 22, 2015 0.13 0.02 0.09 0 20
May 22, 2015 4.10 4.45 0 VZ 46 May 22, 2015 0.05 0.01 0.09 0 125
May 22, 2015 3.60 3.95 0 VZ 46.5 May 22, 2015 0.18 0.02 0.14 0 80
May 22, 2015 3.25 3.10 3.45 0 58 VZ 47 May 22, 2015 0.19 0.03 0.11 0 51
May 22, 2015 2.46 2.65 3.05 0 107 VZ 47.5 May 22, 2015 0.10 0.04 0.12 0 222
May 22, 2015 2.42 0.90 2.19 2.49 1 95 VZ 48 May 22, 2015 0.12 0.09 0.14 0 174
May 22, 2015 1.87 1.75 1.94 116 336 VZ 48.5 May 22, 2015 0.18 0.17 0.19 0 307
May 22, 2015 1.41 -0.12 1.35 1.38 106 546 VZ 49 May 22, 2015 0.27 0.25 0.27 0 200
May 22, 2015 0.98 -0.52 0.96 1.07 1 1011 VZ 49.5 May 22, 2015 0.30 0.36 0.40 0 123
May 22, 2015 0.68 -0.25 0.66 0.69 2867 961 VZ 50 May 22, 2015 0.54 -0.13 0.56 0.58 5 267

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