ICE AstraZeneca PLC

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AstraZeneca PLC is a UK biopharmaceutical company based out of Cambridge that focus on the discovery and development of medicines. These products are also manufactured, marketed, and sold by AstraZeneca PLC. The company's main therapy focuses are in Oncology, Cardiovascular, Renal & Metabolic, and Respiratory. Extra areas of study are selectively included outside of these main functions.[1]

Additional flexible products may be available for this equity. Please see ICEBlock Only contracts here[2]

AstraZeneca PLC Futures
Trading Screen Product Name AstraZeneca plc
Trading Screen Hub Name ICEU
Contract Symbol AZA
Unit of Trading One option normally equals rights over 1000 shares. Due to corporate action contract adjustments some equity options series may have a non-standard contract size. Details of non-standard contract sizes can be found here[3]
Quotation Pence per share
Minimum Price Fluctuation 0.5 pence per share / £5.00
Last Trading Day 16:30 London Time. Third Friday in expiry month
  • In the event that this day is not a business day, then the Last Trading Day shall normally be the preceding full business day
Algorithm Price-time trading algorithm with priority given to the first order at the best price.
Block Trade Minimum 100 contracts

Block Trades can be reported up to 17:30 London time on any business day other than the Last Trading Day

Exercise Exercise by 18:30 London time on any business day
Delivery Months Target Group Options* - Serial months out to two years. Longer dated expiries beyond two years with a maximum expiry of five years are available on ICE Block only.

Non Target Group Options* - Serial months out to one year. Longer dated expiries beyond one year with a maximum expiry of five years are available on ICE Block only.

  • A list of Target Group and Non Target Options can be found here.[4]
Settlement Date Settlement Date is two business days following the day of exercise/Last Trading Day.
Deliverable Specifications Delivery will be 1,000 shares (or other such number of shares as determined by the terms of the contract).
Option Premium Payable in full by the buyer on the business day following a transaction.
Additional Information In the United States these products may only be offered and sold to prescribed entities under specified conditions.
Stock Exchange London Stock Exchange
Clearing Venues ICEU
NEW YORK 3:00 AM - 11:30 AM

03:00 - 11:30

LONDON 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

08:00 - 16:30

SINGAPORE 4:00 PM - 12:30 AM

16:00 - 00:30

Codes Clearing Admin Name LSE Master
Physical AZA
Logical AZA
GMI (FC) None
ION A.C.N. None




ICE AstraZeneca PLC Product Spec