CBOE FLEX® Options

Introduction to CBOE FLEX Options

FLexible EXchange® Options (FLEX Options) are customized equity or index option contracts made available by the Chicago Board Options Exchange. FLEX Options provide investors with:

  • The ability to customize key contract terms, like exercise prices, exercise styles and expiration dates
  • Virtual elimination of counter-party risk - guaranteed by The Options Clearing Corporation
  • Price discovery in competitive, transparent, auction markets
  • A secondary market for an opportunity to offset or alter positions before expiration
  • Independent daily valuation by OCC of prices
  • Availability of daily price and open interest reports
  • The opportunity to trade large size with expanded or eliminated position limits
  • Operational efficiencies of exchange-listed options