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How to Sort Option Premium as % of Stock Price

You can sort any Option Chain (or a personal WatchList of Option symbols) by Option Premium as % of Stock Price (what percentage of the price of the stock does the option premium represent). Click once to sort in descending order. A second click will sort in ascending order. Descending order places the highest values at the top of the Option Chain. Ascending order the smallest values.

1. Open the Option Chain to be sorted

Right click on the chart and choose Option Chain from the drop down menu

This will display the Option Chain for the current active symbol.

Click the symbol icon at the top left of the Option chain for the choice to display up to 10,000 options for a WatchList of stocks.

2. Select the orange Add Column button to the right of your last existing column

1. Select the orange Add Column button to the right of your last existing column

3. Select Add Value Column

4. Type Option in the search field

2. In the Add Column window, select the column you would like added to your watchlist.

5. Select Option as % of Stock

3. Your new column has been added to your watchlist.

6. Your column is now added to your watchlist

7. Left-click on the column header

The WatchList automatically sorts by the column values or condition(s). The blue arrow shows in which direction the sort is ordered. Descending order (1) will have the largest percentages at the top of the list. Ascending order (2) will have the smallest percentages at the top of the list.

2. Right-click on the column header.

8. Manually refresh sort

Click on the Re-sort button at the bottom of the WatchList to manually refresh the current sort column and bring the results to current (according to the current service level).