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.
May 2016
May 20, 2016 44.00 49.00 0 Y 470 May 20, 2016 2.00 3.10 0 1
May 20, 2016 34.00 39.00 0 Y 480 May 20, 2016 3.00 0.05 3.50 0 1
May 20, 2016 25.00 30.00 0 Y 490 May 20, 2016 2.20 0.30 3.60 0 2
May 20, 2016 16.50 21.50 0 Y 500 May 20, 2016 15.98 1.00 5.40 0 2
May 20, 2016 4.80 9.50 14.50 0 2 Y 510 May 20, 2016 4.00 8.30 0
May 20, 2016 4.60 9.00 0 Y 520 May 20, 2016 8.50 13.50 0
May 20, 2016 1.20 6.00 0 Y 530 May 20, 2016 15.00 20.00 0
May 20, 2016 0.05 5.00 0 Y 540 May 20, 2016 23.00 28.00 0
June 2016
Jun 17, 2016 45.50 50.50 0 Y 470 Jun 17, 2016 0.55 4.40 0
Jun 17, 2016 36.50 41.50 0 Y 480 Jun 17, 2016 1.15 4.80 0
Jun 17, 2016 28.00 33.00 0 Y 490 Jun 17, 2016 1.50 6.40 0
Jun 17, 2016 20.00 25.00 0 Y 500 Jun 17, 2016 4.00 8.50 0
Jun 17, 2016 13.50 18.50 0 Y 510 Jun 17, 2016 7.50 12.00 0
Jun 17, 2016 9.00 13.00 0 Y 520 Jun 17, 2016 12.00 17.00 0
Jun 17, 2016 4.70 9.00 0 Y 530 Jun 17, 2016 18.00 23.00 0
Jun 17, 2016 1.85 6.50 0 Y 540 Jun 17, 2016 25.00 30.00 0
Jun 17, 2016 0.40 5.00 0 Y 550 Jun 17, 2016 33.50 38.50 0
July 2016
Jul 15, 2016 22.23 47.50 52.00 0 0 Y 470 Jul 15, 2016 1.60 5.50 0
Jul 15, 2016 39.00 43.50 0 Y 480 Jul 15, 2016 2.80 6.90 0
Jul 15, 2016 31.40 35.50 0 Y 490 Jul 15, 2016 16.15 4.60 8.90 0 2
Jul 15, 2016 24.00 28.50 0 Y 500 Jul 15, 2016 14.00 7.00 11.80 0 15
Jul 15, 2016 9.20 17.50 22.00 0 5 Y 510 Jul 15, 2016 10.80 15.40 0
Jul 15, 2016 26.50 12.10 16.50 0 0 Y 520 Jul 15, 2016 15.00 19.00 0
Jul 15, 2016 7.60 12.00 0 Y 530 Jul 15, 2016 20.50 25.00 0
Jul 15, 2016 3.35 4.30 8.50 0 1 Y 540 Jul 15, 2016 27.50 32.00 0
Jul 15, 2016 1.95 6.40 0 Y 550 Jul 15, 2016 35.00 39.50 0
Jul 15, 2016 0.50 4.20 0 Y 560 Jul 15, 2016 43.50 48.00 0

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