Trade page column definitions
The identifier of the position
The date the trade was opened
The price of the underlying stock
The strategy, this can be entered by you. In positions that contain more than one leg we automatically calculate this for the purpose of presentation on the trades page. I.e. it won’t persist into your analytics unless you set it.
The strike price of the option
Initial option price
The price you bought or sold the option for when you opened the position
The last ask price retrieved from the market for this option
The last bid price retrieved from the market for this option
The mid price of a single contract of the position (Ask Bid / 2)
The last price of a single contract of the position
Cumulative cost basis
The cumulative cost basis is another way to calculate breakeven. This is the total value traded divided by the number of shares held. It uses the initial stock price that the shares were purchased for.
Your breakeven on this group of trades. This field is populated in the grouped view and shows you the net cost of an underlying to you. It uses the last live stock price. The calculation is: breakeven = ((totalValueOfPositions premiumsReceived) + commission) / totalSharesHeld;
Can be open, closed, assigned or expired
Can be stock, call or put
The value of contracts or shares held
Can be buy to open, sell to open, buy or short
The date the option expires
Days until expiry
The number of contracts held
The number of shares or contracts held
Stock price at close
The stock price when the position was closed
If there is a risk that the call may be called away or the risk that you might be assigned stock.
For puts this is the distance between the strike and the put being assigned. For calls, this is the distance between the strike and the call be called away. Calculation: ((stock price strike price) / stock price ) x 100. If the trade is a call then the sign (+/*) is inverse.
The $ risk of the position or group of positions
The stock price at which the trade has been assigned.
Option close price
The price which you bought back or sold an option position on close
Cost basis is the original value or purchase price. We also include the final P&L so you can get the real cost.
All of the credits received
All the debits taken
The current value of the premium / stock
Premium earnt to date. Underlined values indicate the trade is open and the calculation is delayed (and uses the mid price for options) This is a premium feature. Options pricing is refreshed once a day at 10PM EST.
Underlined values indicate the trade is open and the calculation is delayed (and uses the mid price for options).
Includes both $ and %
The annualized % return on the trade when it was opened.
The annualized % return on the trade when it was closed.
The date the position was closed
The number of days between opening and closing the trade.
Trade source is a reference to where you found the trade, such as YouTube, reading, etc.
Your own notes…
This uses the past 5 days of tracked data. The volume/open interest of the trade. If volume & open interest are rising this is a bullish indicator. If volume & open interest are falling this is a bearish indicator.
The implied volatility trend of the trade. This uses the past 5 days of tracked data.
The commission received on entry and exit
Updated on: 01/02/2023