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Soybean Options Contract Specs

Contract Unit One Soybean futures contract (of a specified month) of 5,000 bushels
Minimum Price Fluctuation 1/8 of one cent per bushel ($6.25 per contract)
Trading Hours CME Globex: Sunday – Friday, 7:00 p.m. – 7:45 a.m. CT and
Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 1:20 p.m. CT
Open Outcry: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
CT with Post session until 1:20 p.m. CT immediately following the close
Product Code CME Globex: OZS
CME ClearPort: S
Open Outcry: Put: PZ Call: CZ
Clearing: S
Listed Contracts January (F), March (H), May (K), July (N), August (Q), September (U) & November (X); a monthly (serial) option contract is listed when the front month is not a standard option contract. The monthly option contract exercises into the nearby futures contract. For example, an October option exercises into a November futures position.
Termination Of Trading Unexercised Soybean futures options shall expire at 7:00 p.m. on the last day of trading.
Position Limits CBOT Position Limits
Exchange Rulebook CBOT 11A
Price Limit Or Circuit Price Limits
Vendor Codes Quote Vendor Symbols Listing
Strike Prices Strike Price Interval Trading shall be conducted for put and call options with striking prices in integral multiples of ten (10) cents and twenty (20) cents per bushel. More details on strike price intervals are outlined in Rule 11A01.E.
Exercise Style The buyer of a futures option may exercise the option on any business day prior to expiration by giving notice to the Clearing House by 6:00 p.m. Chicago time. Option exercise results in an underlying futures market position. Options in-the-money on the last day of trading are automatically exercised.
Settlement Method Deliverable
Underlying Soybean Futures