Updated: 2017-05-22

getEquityOptions

By Barchart

    The getEquityOptions API provides EOD options data such as strike, expiration date, volatility, etc.

    Query Parameters

    Parameter Description Data Type
    expirationDate The numeric date for of the expiration day.
    expirationMonth The numeric representation of the expiration month.
    fields Additional fields requested.
    onlyStrikes To return only the strike prices.
    optionType Type of option to be returned. Possible Values: Monthly, Weekly. By Default both are returned.
    strikePrice The strike price of the option.
    type The type of option desired, Call or Put.
    underlying_symbols A valid equity symbol. Multiple symbols separated by a comma may be used.

    Response Fields

    Field Description Data Type
    ask The current ask price. double
    askDate The date of the current ask price. date
    askSize The size (quantity) of the current ask price. int
    bid The current bid price. double
    bidDate The date of the current bid price. date
    bidSize The size (quantity) of the current bid price. int
    change The difference between the last traded price and the previous close. double
    date The price date. date
    delta The option's delta value. double
    exchange The name of the exchange the instrument belongs to. string
    expirationDate The expiration date. date
    expirationType The expiration type. string
    flag The option's settled flag) string
    gamma The option's gamma value. double
    high The highest traded price for the session. double
    last The last price the instrument traded. double
    lastTradeDate The last trading date for the option date
    low The lowest traded price for the session. double
    open The opening (first) price for the session. double
    openInterest The open interest for the option integer
    percentChange The percent difference between the last traded price and the previous close. double
    premium The option's premium double
    previous The last price the instrument traded. double
    rho The option's rho value. double
    settlement The option's settlement price double
    strike The options's strike price. double
    symbol A symbol or code that identifies the equity contract. string
    theta The option's theta value. double
    type Either Call or Put. string
    underlying_symbol The actual equity symbol. string
    vega The option's vega value. double
    volatility The estimated volatility of a security's price. double
    volume The trading volume for the option integer

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