# Options Greeks

## Options Trading: Understanding Option Prices

There are two types of directional option contracts: calls and puts. Call options are contracts that move higher in price when the underlying stock moves higher. Put options are contracts that move higher in price when the underlying stock moves lower. To enter an option position you can either buy to open a long option …

## Option Greeks Definitions

Options Delta Meaning What is delta in options? The delta of an option is part of the option Greek pricing model and prices in the magnitude of the move in the underlier that the option will capture based on the odds of the option expiring in-the-money. Option delta is represented as the velocity of a …

## Gamma Options: What is Gamma in Options Trading?

Gamma is the measurement of the rate of change of the delta. Gamma In Options Explained Gamma is the Greek that shows how delta will change with the underlier’s price moves. It is the rate of change of an option’s delta based on a \$1.00 move in price of the underlier. Gamma describes how much …

## Black Scholes Calculator

How to calculate an option price A Black-Scholes Calculator can be used to figure the price (fair market value) of a put or call option contract based on the Black-Scholes pricing model. It also calculates and plots the Greeks: Delta, Gamma, Theta, Vega, Rho. Enter your own values through the website in the link below …

## Delta of a Stock

The delta of a stock is always 1.00 because delta is the variance of movement of a stock versus an option contract. The delta of an option is the magnitude of the move in the underlier that the option will capture currently based on the odds of the option expiring in-the-money. Delta quantifies the amount …