KOG January 2017 Options Begin Trading

Investors in Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp (Symbol: KOG) saw new options become available today, for the January expiration. One of the key inputs that goes into the price an option buyer is willing.

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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. Sep 28, CLOSE X Please disable your ad blocker or update your settings to ensure that javascript and cookies are enabled , so that we can continue to provide you with the first-rate market news and data you've come to expect from us. If, at any time, you are interested in reverting to our default settings, please select Default Setting above.

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