Below you will find the most frequently asked questions about this data feed. We have also curated some resources to help you get started, listed on the right. If you have any questions or issues, please visit ourHelp Center.if you have any questions.
What does “current” mean? Is this real time data?
No, “current” refers to the latest end of day data snapped each day at 4 PM EST. If you need real time options data, you will need our real time OPRA feed from QUODD.
How much history is available?
History for all fields, with the exception of closing_bid,closing_ask, and trades, is available back to 2008 upon request. Those three fields specifically are available back max to 2011.
What time of day is this data updated in your system?
This options data (with the exception of open interest data) is available in our system same day at around 10:30 PM ET. Open interest data is available next day at around 8:00 AM ET.
How do I return the price for a single contract?
First, use the Options formula with a company ticker to return the list of option contracts for that security with the corresponding IDs. Then, use the contract ID returned in the above formula and plug it into the Options Prices formula.
Can I view this data in Excel?
Yes, you’re able to access options data through the API and Excel add-in.