Vmware, Inc. (VMW) Option Chain

Barchart allows you to view options by Expiration Date (select the expiration month/year using the drop-down menu at the top of the page). Options information is delayed a minimum of 30 minutes, and is updated once an hour, with the first update at am ET.

Ask "Ask" is the quoted ask, or the lowest price an investor will accept to sell a stock.

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Barchart allows you to view options by Expiration Date (select the expiration month/year using the drop-down menu at the top of the page). Options information is delayed a minimum of 30 minutes, and is updated once an hour, with the first update at am ET.

Previous close can refer to the prior day's value of a stock, bond, commodity, futures or option contract, market index, or any other security. The start of trading on a securities exchange. The open on a trading exchange signals the start of an official day for the exchange, and that buy and sell transactions can commence for the business day. The ratio for valuing a company that measures its current share price relative to its per-share earnings.

A measure of the volatility, or systematic risk, of a security or a portfolio in comparison to the market as a whole. The number of shares or contracts traded in a security or an entire market during a given period of time.

A dividend is a distribution of a portion of a company's earnings, decided by the board of directors, to a class of its shareholders. Dividends can be issued as cash payments, as shares of stock, or other property. A dividend yield indicates how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

The total dollar market value of all of a company's outstanding shares. Market capitalization is calculated by multiplying a company's shares outstanding by the current market price of one share. The portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock. Earnings per share serves as an indicator of a company's profitability. The amount of money brought into a company by its business activities. It is the top line or gross income figure from which costs are subtracted to determine net income.

A stock's price-to-earnings ratio divided by the growth rate of its earnings for a specified time period. The PEG ratio is used to determine a stock's value while taking the company's earnings growth into account.

An equity valuation metric used to compare a company's per share market price to its per share amount of free cash flow. A ratio used to compare a stock's market value to its book value. It is calculated by dividing the current closing price of the stock by the latest quarter's book value per share. A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by revenue, or net profits divided by sales.

A company's total sales revenue minus its cost of goods sold, divided by the total sales revenue, expressed as a percentage. Operating margin is a measurement of what proportion of a company's revenue is left over after paying for variable costs of production. It is calculated by dividing operating income by net sales. An indicator of how profitable a company is relative to its total assets. It is calculated by dividing annual earnings by total assets.

The amount of net income returned as a percentage of shareholders equity. A performance metric used to gauge the quality of a company's earnings per share EPS if all convertible securities were exercised. An option is a financial derivative that represents a contract sold by one party to another. The contract offers the buyer the right, but not the obligation, to buy call or sell put a security at an agreed-upon price strike price on a specific date exercise date.

Open The start of trading on a securities exchange. Day's Range The difference between the low and high prices for a security or index over one day. Options Chain data entry page. You have selected to change your default setting for the Quote Search. This will now be your default target page; unless you change your configuration again, or you delete your cookies. Are you sure you want to change your settings? 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.

Edit Symbol List Symbol Lookup. Go Now Clear List. 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.