GS220819C00292500 Option on Goldman Sachs

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USD 299.15  6.10  2.08%   

Goldman Sachs' option chain provides insight into all available option contracts written on Goldman Sachs' stock. Investors can see outstanding put and call contracts with pricing information and greeks for a given expiration period. In addition, each of Goldman Sachs' stock options below provides a detailed picture of the payoff. Comparing vital and dynamic information of various option contracts across diverse expiration periods will help you make an educated decision on your market timing strategies around investing in a given Goldman option contract. View S&P 500 options
  
Purchasing Goldman Sachs options can give investors a meaningful hedge against losses and, therefore, could be used conservatively to decrease the volatility of your portfolio. However, many options could also amount to little more than gambling, significantly enhancing your overall portfolio risk. One simple example of these aggressive strategies is the sale of "uncovered" Goldman calls. Remember, the seller must deliver Goldman Sachs Group stock to the call owner when a call is exercised.

In The Money vs. Out of Money Option Contracts on Goldman Sachs

Analyzing Goldman Sachs' in-the-money options over time can help investors to take a profitable long position in Goldman Sachs regardless of its overall volatility. This is especially true when Goldman Sachs' options are deep in the money. These options can be identified using deltas that are over 0.75. Deep in-the-money Goldman Sachs' options could be used as guardians of the underlying stock as they move almost dollar for dollar with Goldman Sachs' stock while costing only a fraction of its price.
Goldman Sachs' latest option contracts expiring on 2022-10-07 are carrying combined implied volatility of 41.48 with a put-to-call open interest ratio of 0.79 over 144 outstanding agreements suggesting investors are buying slightly more calls than puts on contracts expiring on 2022-10-07. The current put volume is at 3679, with calls trading at the volume of 2323. This yields a 1.58 put-to-call volume ratio. The Goldman Sachs option chain provides detailed quote and price information for the current Goldman Sachs Group option contracts. It shows all of Goldman Sachs' listed puts, calls, expiration dates, strike prices, and other pricing information.

Open Interest Against 2022-10-07 Option Contracts

Goldman Sachs option prices can potentially be used to forecast stock returns because most option chains provide information not only about the current prices but also about the future conditions in Goldman Sachs' lending market. For example, when Goldman Sachs' puts are not actively trading or completely missing in the marketplace, investors can use it to internalize expected shorting costs. So if an investor is writing a put option on Goldman Sachs, he or she must hedge the risk by shorting Goldman Sachs stock over its option's life.
The chart above shows Goldman Sachs' distribution of open interest by maturity on contracts that have not yet been settled. The area between the two highest points is the projection of the price at expiration. Goldman Sachs' open interest chart also provides vital information regarding the liquidity of an option. If there is no open interest for Goldman Sachs' option, there is no secondary market available for investors to trade.

Goldman Sachs Maximum Pain Price across 2022-10-07 Option Contracts

Max pain usually refers to a trading concept that asserts that market manipulation can cause the market price of particular securities such as Goldman Sachs close to expiration to expire worthless. According to most research, approximately 10% to 15% of all stock options are exercised, while about 35% expire worthlessly, with roughly 50% traded out before the expiration date. So, Max pain occurs when market makers reach a net positive position across all options at a strike price where option holders stand to lose the most money. By contrast, option sellers may reap the most after selling more options than buying, causing them to expire worthless.
Goldman Sachs' stock options are financial instruments that give investors the right to buy or sell shares of Goldman Sachs Group common stock at a specified price for a given time period. Generally speaking, an option to purchase or sell Goldman stock makes it part of the underlying stock when the option's price is tied to the movement of the underlying stock. If Goldman Sachs' stock price goes up or down, the stock options follow.
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Please note that buying 'in-the-money' options on Goldman Sachs lessens the impact of time decay, as they carry both intrinsic and time value. So, even if Goldman Sachs' value remains static through the expiration date, the investor can sell to close an 'in-the-money' option to avoid a potential loss. However, in-the-money Goldman Sachs contracts are usually more expensive to enter than their out-of-the-money counterparts. So keep in mind that while the payoffs on an in-the-money trade can be high, the investors could ultimately experience a more consequential loss if Goldman Stock moves the wrong way.

Goldman Sachs Group In The Money Call Balance

When Goldman Sachs' strike price is surpassing the current stock price, the option contract against Goldman Sachs Group stock is said to be in the money. When it comes to buying Goldman Sachs' options that are 'In the Money' or 'Out of the Money', the choice depends on your outlook for the underlying security, financial situation, and what you are trying to achieve.
While 'out-of-the-money' option contracts written on Goldman Sachs Group are typically viewed as the more aggressive, there are potential upsides to purchasing these types of options contracts. For one, the cost to buy an 'Out of the Money' option is lower than the cost to buy an 'In the Money' option. This cost-benefit is due to the fact that at the time of the purchase, 'Out of the Money' contracts have no intrinsic value. So, while the potential for a 100% loss is more significant, the cost and risk to enter the trade are lower.

Goldman Current Options Market Mood

Goldman Sachs' open interest and total value indicators provide investors with the necessary information to digest the overall options buildup for its expiring contracts. In addition, it helps Goldman Stock's traders understand whether a recent fall or rise in the market is unreasonable and if the time has come to take contrarian positions. These ratios are calculated based on options trading volumes and current open interest.

Put-to-Call Open Interest

Put-to-Call Volume

Most options investors, including buyers and sellers of Goldman Sachs' calls and puts, are not very successful. It is estimated that an average options trader loses somewhere between 80% to 90% of the time. Goldman Sachs' option open interest and volume spread between outstanding puts and calls are regarded by many investors as reliable indicators of the overall future market direction. Using current Goldman Sachs' option volume and open interest to make an investment decision is considered a contrarian-sentiment measure that can be utilized in many timing strategies in both derivative and spot marketplace.

Rule 16 of the current Goldman contract

Base on the Rule 16, the options market is currently suggesting that Goldman Sachs Group will have an average daily up or down price movement of about 2.59% per day over the life of the 2022-10-07 option contract. With Goldman Sachs trading at $299.15, that is roughly $7.76. If you think that the market is fully incorporating Goldman Sachs' daily price movement you should consider buying Goldman Sachs Group options at the current volatility level of 41.48%. But if you have an opposite viewpoint you should avoid it and even consider selling them.

Goldman Sachs Option Chain

When Goldman Sachs' strike price is surpassing the current stock price, the option contract against Goldman Sachs Group stock is said to be in the money. When it comes to buying options that are ITM or OTM, the choice depends on your outlook for the underlying security, financial situation, and what you are trying to achieve.
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Goldman Sachs' option chain is a display of a range of information that helps investors for ways to trade options on Goldman. In general, an option chain provides a helpful tool for investors to see all available option contracts, both puts, and calls, for Goldman. It also shows strike prices and maturity days for a Goldman Sachs against a given expiration period. The table below combines all the option information in the form of a chain but before you use it, remember that it entails significant risk and it is not for everyone.
DeltaGammaOpen IntExpirationCurrent SpreadLast Price
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $185.00.98246.0E-402022-10-07107.25 - 109.70.0In
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $190.00.98815.0E-402022-10-07101.25 - 105.30.0In
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $195.00.98855.0E-402022-10-0796.15 - 100.350.0In
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $200.00.99384.0E-402022-10-0791.0 - 95.250.0In
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $210.00.98538.0E-402022-10-0781.25 - 85.30.0In
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $220.00.97350.001402022-10-0771.95 - 75.050.0In
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $225.00.98689.0E-402022-10-0766.2 - 70.20.0In
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $230.00.93550.002502022-10-0761.2 - 64.50.0In
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $232.50.98060.001402022-10-0758.75 - 62.80.0In
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $235.00.98310.001302022-10-0756.25 - 60.20.0In
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $237.50.97610.001802022-10-0753.75 - 57.90.0In
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $240.00.97360.00202022-10-0751.4 - 55.30.0In
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $242.50.97750.001902022-10-0748.9 - 52.650.0In
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $245.00.96380.002602022-10-0747.45 - 49.50.0In
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $247.50.96370.002802022-10-0744.65 - 47.250.0In
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $250.00.94910.0036232022-10-0742.3 - 45.0543.19In
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $252.50.96540.003102022-10-0738.9 - 42.850.0In
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $255.00.95330.004202022-10-0736.4 - 40.650.0In
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $257.50.97490.00302022-10-0734.25 - 37.20.0In
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $260.00.92390.005722022-10-0732.8 - 34.9533.92In
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $262.50.93290.005902022-10-0729.15 - 33.250.0In
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $265.00.90740.007222022-10-0727.9 - 30.227.35In
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $267.50.9030.008102022-10-0725.5 - 27.550.0In
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $270.00.8860.009402022-10-0723.15 - 25.250.0In
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $272.50.85890.010902022-10-0721.2 - 22.90.0In
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $275.00.84420.012612022-10-0718.95 - 20.321.7In
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $277.50.81970.014542022-10-0716.65 - 18.0517.85In
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $280.00.78080.0165142022-10-0714.85 - 15.8516.0In
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $282.50.74210.018712022-10-0712.9 - 13.715.35In
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $285.00.69380.0206152022-10-0711.0 - 11.9512.7In
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $287.50.64220.0226142022-10-079.25 - 10.1513.45In
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $290.00.5870.0247342022-10-077.6 - 8.357.9In
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $292.50.52410.0241932022-10-076.35 - 6.856.85In
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $295.00.45990.0257862022-10-075.2 - 5.455.25Out
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $297.50.39340.0257932022-10-073.95 - 4.354.05Out
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $300.00.32910.02462572022-10-073.0 - 3.353.1Out
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $302.50.2680.02281872022-10-072.25 - 2.562.31Out
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $305.00.21110.02042072022-10-071.65 - 1.931.66Out
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $307.50.16850.01752082022-10-071.12 - 1.41.42Out
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $310.00.12970.01483902022-10-070.82 - 1.01.02Out
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $312.50.09860.01211952022-10-070.57 - 0.740.76Out
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $315.00.07220.00962432022-10-070.38 - 0.50.45Out
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $317.50.04890.00721882022-10-070.24 - 0.410.28Out
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $320.00.03870.00584462022-10-070.14 - 0.350.22Out
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $322.50.05560.0065422022-10-070.12 - 0.40.4Out
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $325.00.0220.00351192022-10-070.03 - 0.160.12Out
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $327.50.01820.0029302022-10-070.03 - 0.170.21Out
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $330.00.0160.00251402022-10-070.01 - 0.150.09Out
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $332.50.01110.0018332022-10-070.02 - 0.10.12Out
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $335.00.00920.00151142022-10-070.0 - 0.140.05Out
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $337.50.01090.0016442022-10-070.01 - 0.120.07Out
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $340.00.00850.00131322022-10-070.0 - 0.140.05Out
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $347.50.00649.0E-4202022-10-070.0 - 0.110.04Out
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $350.00.00355.0E-41372022-10-070.0 - 0.220.02Out
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $355.00.00183.0E-46252022-10-070.0 - 0.090.01Out
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $360.00.00173.0E-41412022-10-070.01 - 0.070.01Out
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $370.00.0066.0E-44942022-10-070.0 - 0.040.05Out
Call
2022-10-07 CALL at $430.00.0064.0E-402022-10-070.0 - 0.020.08Out
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $220.0-0.00222.0E-42662022-10-070.01 - 0.10.02Out
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $225.0-0.00333.0E-412022-10-070.0 - 0.070.03Out
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $230.0-0.00455.0E-4362022-10-070.02 - 0.190.04Out
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $235.0-0.00536.0E-472022-10-070.02 - 0.070.3Out
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $237.5-0.00758.0E-422022-10-070.02 - 0.110.11Out
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $240.0-0.01010.001132022-10-070.02 - 0.150.09Out
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $242.5-0.01140.001222022-10-070.02 - 0.180.17Out
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $245.0-0.0080.001262022-10-070.02 - 0.180.06Out
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $247.5-0.01620.0017122022-10-070.04 - 0.240.75Out
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $250.0-0.01870.002182022-10-070.11 - 0.230.16Out
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $252.5-0.01380.0018352022-10-070.04 - 0.240.1Out
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $255.0-0.03130.0032602022-10-070.08 - 0.310.28Out
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $257.5-0.02960.0033132022-10-070.21 - 0.350.24Out
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $260.0-0.03930.00421102022-10-070.27 - 0.40.33Out
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $262.5-0.040.004662022-10-070.17 - 0.450.8Out
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $265.0-0.05660.006862022-10-070.45 - 0.580.47Out
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $267.5-0.07170.0073182022-10-070.56 - 0.660.61Out
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $270.0-0.08930.00881872022-10-070.71 - 0.840.7Out
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $272.5-0.10960.0105382022-10-070.86 - 1.070.82Out
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $275.0-0.13760.0125872022-10-071.13 - 1.331.26Out
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $277.5-0.16340.01471022022-10-071.43 - 1.681.49Out
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $280.0-0.20860.01682092022-10-071.86 - 2.12.07Out
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $282.5-0.24690.0193862022-10-072.29 - 2.651.22Out
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $285.0-0.29630.02154102022-10-072.9 - 3.253.1Out
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $287.5-0.35020.02371642022-10-073.55 - 4.053.5Out
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $290.0-0.41190.02492262022-10-074.45 - 4.954.8Out
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $292.5-0.47520.02651182022-10-075.45 - 6.05.2Out
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $295.0-0.54220.02683222022-10-076.6 - 7.056.96In
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $297.5-0.60960.02631682022-10-077.95 - 8.58.35In
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $300.0-0.67240.02487142022-10-079.45 - 10.1510.0In
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $302.5-0.74580.0236912022-10-0711.0 - 11.959.6In
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $305.0-0.79550.0206972022-10-0712.8 - 13.813.5In
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $307.5-0.85320.0175462022-10-0714.75 - 16.114.45In
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $310.0-0.89360.0141842022-10-0716.95 - 18.2516.47In
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $312.5-0.94040.0099462022-10-0718.9 - 20.613.2In
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $315.0-0.96610.0065842022-10-0721.25 - 22.9520.51In
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $317.5-0.89430.01452022-10-0723.2 - 25.3527.94In
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $320.0-0.90690.00871262022-10-0725.8 - 27.7525.73In
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $322.5-0.91510.0078762022-10-0728.4 - 30.227.72In
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $325.0-0.91890.00711322022-10-0730.55 - 32.724.78In
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $327.5-0.9190.0066372022-10-0733.0 - 35.2536.44In
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $330.0-0.92540.006302022-10-0735.2 - 37.735.4In
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $332.5-0.92820.0056182022-10-0737.8 - 40.239.36In
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $335.0-0.93070.0052172022-10-0740.15 - 42.737.8In
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $337.5-0.91390.005402022-10-0742.7 - 45.5542.08In
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $340.0-0.92670.004802022-10-0744.8 - 47.8545.9In
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $342.5-0.91880.004802022-10-0747.85 - 50.5549.1In
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $345.0-0.9210.004502022-10-0749.8 - 53.0548.07In
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $347.5-0.92770.004202022-10-0752.3 - 55.450.0In
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $350.0-0.93180.003902022-10-0754.8 - 57.950.25In
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $355.0-0.92820.003702022-10-0759.7 - 63.0549.62In
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $360.0-0.93770.003202022-10-0764.8 - 67.954.59In
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $365.0-0.93590.003102022-10-0769.8 - 73.036.46In
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $370.0-0.94440.002702022-10-0774.8 - 77.850.0In
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $375.0-0.94420.002602022-10-0779.85 - 82.90.0In
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $380.0-0.9460.002402022-10-0784.7 - 87.90.0In
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $385.0-0.9420.002402022-10-0789.8 - 93.050.0In
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $390.0-0.94720.002202022-10-0794.8 - 97.950.0In
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $395.0-0.92910.002402022-10-0799.8 - 103.550.0In
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $400.0-0.94820.00202022-10-07104.7 - 108.00.0In
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $405.0-0.94770.001902022-10-07109.8 - 113.050.0In
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $410.0-0.95390.001702022-10-07114.7 - 117.90.0In
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $415.0-0.95320.001702022-10-07119.8 - 122.950.0In
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $420.0-0.95420.001602022-10-07124.8 - 127.950.0In
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $425.0-0.95670.001502022-10-07129.8 - 132.90.0In
 Put
2022-10-07 PUT at $430.0-0.96070.001402022-10-07135.15 - 137.80.0In

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Is Goldman Sachs' industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Goldman Sachs. If investors know Goldman will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Goldman Sachs listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
The market value of Goldman Sachs Group is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Goldman that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Goldman Sachs' value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Goldman Sachs' true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Goldman Sachs' market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Goldman Sachs' underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Goldman Sachs' value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Goldman Sachs value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Goldman Sachs' price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.