Alleghany Corporation (Y) Option Chain

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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 Alleghany Corporation (Y)

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.
August 2015
Aug 21, 2015 45.50 50.50 0 Y 440 Aug 21, 2015 4.00 5.00 0 1
Aug 21, 2015 35.50 40.50 0 Y 450 Aug 21, 2015 5.00 0
Aug 21, 2015 26.50 31.50 0 Y 460 Aug 21, 2015 1.50 5.00 0 12
Aug 21, 2015 18.00 22.50 0 Y 470 Aug 21, 2015 3.80 0
Aug 21, 2015 10.50 15.50 0 Y 480 Aug 21, 2015 3.50 8.50 0
Aug 21, 2015 5.00 10.00 0 Y 490 Aug 21, 2015 7.50 12.50 0
Aug 21, 2015 4.50 0.67 2.00 6.50 1 1 Y 500 Aug 21, 2015 14.00 19.00 0
Aug 21, 2015 1.45 5.00 0 11 Y 510 Aug 21, 2015 22.00 26.50 0
Aug 21, 2015 5.00 0 Y 520 Aug 21, 2015 31.00 36.00 0
Aug 21, 2015 0.90 5.00 0 10 Y 530 Aug 21, 2015 40.50 45.50 0
September 2015
Sep 18, 2015 38.00 42.50 0 Y 450 Sep 18, 2015 5.00 0
Sep 18, 2015 29.50 34.00 0 Y 460 Sep 18, 2015 1.50 6.50 0
Sep 18, 2015 21.50 26.40 0 Y 470 Sep 18, 2015 3.50 8.00 0
Sep 18, 2015 14.50 19.50 0 Y 480 Sep 18, 2015 6.50 11.00 0
Sep 18, 2015 9.50 14.00 0 Y 490 Sep 18, 2015 11.50 16.00 0
Sep 18, 2015 5.50 10.00 0 Y 500 Sep 18, 2015 17.50 22.00 0
Sep 18, 2015 2.50 7.00 0 Y 510 Sep 18, 2015 24.50 29.50 0
Sep 18, 2015 5.00 0 Y 520 Sep 18, 2015 32.50 37.50 0
Sep 18, 2015 5.00 0 Y 530 Sep 18, 2015 41.50 46.50 0
October 2015
Oct 16, 2015 48.50 53.50 0 Y 440 Oct 16, 2015 8.50 0.50 5.50 0 100
Oct 16, 2015 39.60 40.00 45.00 0 5 Y 450 Oct 16, 2015 2.00 7.00 0
Oct 16, 2015 32.00 37.00 0 Y 460 Oct 16, 2015 12.00 4.00 8.50 0 2
Oct 16, 2015 24.50 29.50 0 Y 470 Oct 16, 2015 17.20 6.00 10.90 0 5
Oct 16, 2015 27.90 18.50 23.00 0 0 Y 480 Oct 16, 2015 10.00 14.50 0
Oct 16, 2015 10.30 13.00 16.20 0 15 Y 490 Oct 16, 2015 14.50 19.30 0
Oct 16, 2015 18.25 8.50 11.70 0 2 Y 500 Oct 16, 2015 20.50 25.00 0
Oct 16, 2015 5.50 10.00 0 Y 510 Oct 16, 2015 27.00 32.00 0
Oct 16, 2015 8.75 2.50 7.00 0 2 Y 520 Oct 16, 2015 34.50 39.50 0
January 2016
Jan 15, 2016 54.00 59.00 0 Y 440 Jan 15, 2016 5.50 10.00 0
Jan 15, 2016 55.60 46.50 51.00 0 2 Y 450 Jan 15, 2016 17.00 7.50 12.00 0 2
Jan 15, 2016 39.00 44.00 0 Y 460 Jan 15, 2016 10.00 14.50 0
Jan 15, 2016 32.50 37.00 0 Y 470 Jan 15, 2016 12.50 13.50 18.00 0 1
Jan 15, 2016 30.37 26.50 31.00 0 1 Y 480 Jan 15, 2016 17.50 22.00 0
Jan 15, 2016 21.00 26.00 0 Y 490 Jan 15, 2016 22.00 26.50 0
Jan 15, 2016 18.60 16.00 21.00 0 2 Y 500 Jan 15, 2016 27.00 27.50 32.00 0 0
Jan 15, 2016 12.20 17.00 0 Y 510 Jan 15, 2016 33.50 38.00 0
Jan 15, 2016 9.00 12.80 0 Y 520 Jan 15, 2016 40.00 45.00 0
Jan 15, 2016 9.76 6.50 11.00 0 11 Y 530 Jan 15, 2016 47.50 52.50 0

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