Options Glossary

Glossary: Put Volume All Strikes

Last Updated: March 18, 2017


Put Volume All Strikes

What Does Put Volume All Strikes Mean in Options Trading?

The Put Volume All Strikes criterion is the sum of all put options volume across all available strikes and expiration dates. Volume is the number of contracts for a specific strike and expiration that traded hands. The sum of volume across all available options is an important indicator of the underlying stock or ETF's options liquidity on both the day and in general.

How to Use In the Brutus Options Ranker

If the Setup you defined in your Brutus Options Ranker Strategy uses put contracts, then the Put Volume All Strikes criterion may be added to your strategy tree as a measure of overall liquidity in the underlying stock or ETF's options at the time of rank.
You will always want to maximize this criterion. Considering the volume of all put contracts for the day gives an excellent measure of how liquid the options were throughout the previous trading day.

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