Watchlist columns

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Column Description

Day chart*

Intraday price performance for the security. 

Symbol*

The ticker symbol for the security.

Description

The full name of the security. 

Last*

The last price the security was traded at.

Chg $*

The change in price from the previous day’s closing price.

Chg %*

The change in price from the previous day’s closing price expressed as a percentage

Bid*

The highest price the market is willing to pay for this security.

Ask*

The lowest price the market is willing to accept for this security.

High*

The highest price traded for the security today

Low*

The lowest price traded for the security today

Vol*

The trading volume for the current day.

Exch

The listing exchange for the security. 

Bid sz

The number of shares in board lots the market is willing to purchase at the bid price. On Canadian markets, one board lot is 100 shares for securities valued over $1.00, 500 shares for securities valued between $0.10 and $1.00, and 1,000 shares for securities valued under $0.10. On U.S. markets, one board lot is 100 shares for all securities. For option orders, one board lot is one option contract

Ask sz

The number of shares in board lots the market is willing to sell at the ask price. On Canadian markets, one board lot is 100 shares for securities valued over $1.00, 500 shares for securities valued between $0.10 and $1.00, and 1,000 shares for securities valued under $0.10. On U.S. markets, one board lot is 100 shares for all securities. For option orders, one board lot is one option contract.

Tick

A change in the security’s price from the previous trade is represented by an up or down arrow. No change is represented by a dash. 

Open

The price the security traded at when the markets opened.

Prev close

The price the security traded at when the markets closed the previous trading day.

Currency

The currency of the security.

Last trade

The date and time the security was last traded at.

52w high

The highest price the security traded at over the past 52 weeks.

52w low

The lowest price the security traded at over the past 52 weeks.

Mkt cap

The total value of all outstanding shares of the security.

Avg vol

The average trade volume over a three-month period.

Shares

The number of shares owned by the public, company officers, and insiders.

EPS

Earnings per share: a company's profit divided by its number of common outstanding shares

P/E

Price earnings ratio: a valuation ratio of the current share price compared to its earnings per share

Div

The distribution of a security’s earnings to shareholders.

Yield

The income return on an investment displayed as an annualized percentage.

Ex-date

The date on or after which a security is traded without a previously declared dividend or distribution.

Security type

Indicates the type of security (e.g., stock, ETF, option, etc.).

Open interest

The total number of option contracts that are not closed or delivered for the current day.

Underlying

The security that an option contract gets its value from.

Days to exp

The number of days until the option contract is no longer valid.

Implied vol

The estimated volatility of the security’s price, expressed as a percentage. A higher volatility means a more unstable security price.

Delta

Measures the change of the option’s price resulting from a change to the underlying stock price. (e.g., a delta of 0.5 means that a call option will increase by $0.50 for every $1 increase in the price of the underlying stock. For put options, the opposite is true; the put option will decrease for every $1 increase in the price of the underlying stock).

Gamma

Measures the change of the option’s delta resulting from a change to the underlying stock price. Gamma is greatest when the option is at-the-money, and decreases the further away the option is from being either in-the-money or out-of-the-money.

Vega

Measures the change of the option’s price resulting from a 1% change in volatility to the underlying stock price. As the volatility of the stock price rises, the value of the option’s calls and puts rises as well.

Theta

Measures the daily change of the option’s price with the passage of time (e.g., if the strike price of an option is $100 and the theta is 2.50, then in theory the value of the option will decrease by $2.50 per day).

Rho

Measures the change of the option’s price resulting from a change in the risk-free interest rate (e.g., if an option has a rho of 10.5, then for every 1% increase in the risk-free interest rate, the value of the option increases by 10.5%).

Multiplier 

A number that determines the dollar value underlying the option. This number is calculated by taking a constant, usually 100, and multiplying it by the price of the underlying security (or the cash index value).

Cash in lieu

A number that determines the dollar value underlying the option. This number is calculated by taking a constant, usually 100, and multiplying it by the price of the underlying security (or the cash index value).

Opt style

Indicates the style of option: American or European.

Venues

The trading venues where the security is traded.

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