SPY Sep 2019 265.000 put

OPR - OPR Delayed Price. Currency in USD
1.0900
-0.0100 (-0.91%)
As of 1:00PM EDT. Market open.
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Previous Close1.1000
Open1.0500
Bid1.0300
Ask1.0500
Strike265.00
Expire Date2019-09-30
Day's Range1.0500 - 1.0900
Contract RangeN/A
Volume260
Open Interest18.87k
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