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Data Sales

OCC offers product and series information on all options and futures that are cleared by OCC. The Product/Series information is available daily at approximately 7:00pm CT. Recipients can receive daily updates and/or a full file. The file includes the following information:

Product Information

  • Symbol
  • Exercise Style (American, European)
  • Classification (Equity, Index, Future)
  • Settlement Method (Cash, Stock)
  • Position Limits
  • Underlying Product Information
  • Activation/Inactivation Date

Series Information

  • Symbol
  • Expiration Date
  • Strike Price
  • Listed Exchanges
  • Activation/Inactivation Date

 

Connectivity

OCC uses SFTP for the transfer of data. SFTP is the SSH File Transfer Protocol. SFTP allows for secure, encrypted, compressible file transfers over any reliable network.

 

Fees

The fee to receive the series file is $1,750 for non-distribution or $3,000 per month for distribution for non-clearing members.

OCC Schedule of Fees

 

Record Layouts

Record layout reference information is located in the Encore Data Distribution Services guide. Data is available in FIXML format

ENCORE DDS Guide - Developer Reference Non-Proprietary Transmissions

 

Sample Data

Please note that these samples are for reference purposes only and do not include complete data.

SecList/SecDef Full File Sample 1 (ZIP) Sample 2 (ZIP)
SecList/SecDef Update File Sample 1 (XML) Sample 2 (XML)

 

This web site discusses exchange-traded options issued by The Options Clearing Corporation. No statement in this web site is to be construed as an endorsement, recommendation or solicitation to purchase or sell a security, or to provide investment advice. Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors. Prior to buying or selling an option, a person must receive a copy of the disclosure document, Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options. Individuals should not enter into option transactions until they have read and understood this document. To obtain copies, contact your broker, any exchange on which options are traded, or The Options Clearing Corporation, 125 S. Franklin Street, Suite 1200, Chicago, IL 60606 (investorservices@theocc.com).