CME Group feeder cattle

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Feeder cattle futures
Exchange CME Group
Settlement Cash settled
Contract Size 50,000 pounds (~23 metric tons)
Pricing Unit $0.0001/pound, or $5.00/contract
Tick Value $0.00025/pound or $12.50/contract
Contract Months 8 months of Jan, Mar, Apr, May, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
Last Trading Day Last Thursday of the contract month with exceptions for November and other months, 12:00 p.m.
  Open Outcry Electronic
Trading Hours Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 1:05 p.m. CT MON 9:05 a.m. - FRI 1:55 p.m. Central Time. Daily trading halts 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Central Time
Ticker Symbol FC GF
Price Limits $0.03/pound or $1500/contract above or below the previous day's settlement price $0.03/pound or $1500/contract above or below the previous day's settlement price
 
Feeder cattle options
Trade Unit One futures contract
Point Value Need point value! ($0.0001/pound, or $5.00/contract)
Tick Value Regular 0.00025/lb=$12.50; Cabinet trades -- 0.000125/lb=$6.25
Option Months 8 months of Jan, Mar, Apr, May, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
Strike Prices $.02 for all months; $.01 for the nearest 3 months; $.005 for spot month
Exercise Style American expiration
  Open Outcry Electronic
Trading Hours Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 1:02 p.m. CT Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 1:05 p.m. CT
Ticker Symbol Calls=KF; Puts=JF GF
Price Limits N/A N/A

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