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Understanding the default columns

The scan result table is very customizable allowing you to select what is important for you to make a decision regarding a trade.

Nevertheless, there are a few columns that will always appear on the results (depends on the selected strategy you use for the scan)

# General

## Ticker

The trading symbol of the stock in the market

## Price

The most updated stock price in our system

## IV rank

We use implied volatility rank a bit different from what you might be used to and apply the IV percentile to calculate it: it is a measure of implied volatility vs its past values. The figure represents the percentage of past values that the current IV value exceeds. You can read more here: https://samurai.froged.help/docs/en/4489594-scan-table---iv-rank-column

1. The top value is the IV Rank that we calculate and its color is determined by if it is beneficial to the strategy.
2. The bottom figure is the stock’s IV value that is calculated.

## Strike

The option’s strike price. The percentage figure is the change from the current stock price.
For multi-leg strategies the order of the strike prices is as following:

1. Bull put -  Sell the higher leg (First)/Buy the lower leg (Second)
2. Bull call - Buy the lower leg (first)/Sell the higher leg (Second)
3. Bear put - Buy the higher leg (first)/Sell the lower leg (Second)
4. Bear call - Sell the lower leg (first)/Buy higher leg (second)
5. Iron condor: buy a put (First)/Sell put (Second)/Sell call(Third)/ Buy call (Fourth)

## Expiration date

The date the option will expire and how many days remain until that date.

# Long call, Long put, Married call and Married put

The following are default only for a Long call, Long put, Married call and Married put strategies:

The NBBO offer price is the lowest price a prospective seller is willing to accept for the option.

## Max loss

The maximum amount of dollars that can be lost (per 100 shares). The calculation varies based on the selected  strategy:

2. Married put/call: (abs(stock price-strike price)+ask price)*100

## Break-even point

This is the point where the trade covers the cost of protection in a married put strategy - buying put as protection for a long stock position. The calculation varies based on the selected strategy:

1. Long put  - This is the point where the trade becomes profitable for an option buyer at expiration. This calculation is according to the buying put strategy.  The figure is a difference in % of the strike price-ask from the stock price
2. Long call - This is the point where the trade becomes profitable for an option buyer at expiration. This calculation is according to the buying call strategy. The figure is a difference in % of the strike price+ask from the stock price
3. Married put strategy - The point where the trade covers the cost of protection in a married put strategy - buying put as protection for long stock position
4. Married call strategy - The point where the trade covers the cost of protection in a married call strategy - buying calls as a protection for a short long position

# Covered call and naked put

The following is default only for covered call and naked put strategies:

## Probability of Expiring Worthless

Measuring the probability of the option to expire worthless at the expiration date. This is calculated by using the current options prices