Welcome to NASDAQtrader.com for Options and Futures

Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Options Trader Alert #2018 - 2
Revised: Nasdaq Announces Changes to the Penny Pilot Program, Effective January 3, 2018


  • Listing

Markets Impacted:

Contact Information:


Please see revisions to OTA #2017-81 bolded in the below table.

Effective Wednesday, January 3, 2018, all Nasdaq options exchanges, per an industry-wide initiative to replace delisted Penny Pilot Program issues, will make the following replacements in the Penny Pilot for one-cent increment quoting:

Issues to be ReplacedNew Penny Pilot Issues
Baker Hughes (BHI)Applied Optoelectronics Inc. (AAOI)
Brocade Communications Systems Inc. (BRCD)CenturyLink Inc. (CTL)
E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co. (DD)Kroger Co. (KR)
Knight Capital Group Inc. (KCG)VanEck Vectors Semiconductors ETF (SMH)
Whole Foods Market (WFM)Square Inc. (SQ)
Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (POT)Anheuser Busch Inbev NV (BUD)

A complete list of Penny Pilot Issues can be found here.

Please follow Nasdaq on Facebook RSS and Twitter.

Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) is a leading global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 90 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to approximately 3,900 total listings with a market value of approximately $13 trillion. To learn more, visit: business.nasdaq.com.