Put Call Ratio

May 20, 2024 | 07:26 PM
Nifty 50
23-May-2024
30-May-2024
06-Jun-2024
13-Jun-2024
Call OI
Put OI
PCR OI
5,95,38,825
7,41,79,875

1.25

Call Vol
Put Vol
PCR Vol
13,58,26,300
14,68,38,225

1.08

Historical PCR Of Nifty 50
DatePCR
02-05-20240.000
16-05-20240.000
25-04-20240.002
10-04-202411.907
09-05-20240.000
18-04-20240.004

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SymbolPut (OI)Call (OI)Ratio (OI)Put (Vol)Call (Vol)Ratio (Vol)
ULTRACEMCO50051,6000.0109,6000
HCLTECH 1,7501,10,2500.0207000
PFC 15,50011,85,7500.0104,65,0000
CUMMINSIND3001,8000.173002,1000.14
TORNTPHARM25029,2500.0102500
ADANIPORTS3,05,6005,20058.7740,80000
DIVISLAB 60081,4000.01000
BPCL 1,8008,04,600001,08,9000
LTF 35,69619,09,7360.02000
PEL 7,5003,00,7500.02000
CIPLA 6504,27,7000016,9000
GUJGASLTD 1,2506,41,250006,2500
MFSL 2,4003,76,8000.01000
ICICIBANK 7,0001,95,3000.0406,3000
AUROPHARMA3,30074,2500.043,3001,59,5000.02
IDFCFIRSTB3,97,5001,02,75,0000.04067,5000
ITC 1,15,20037,90,4000.0302,62,4000
ASHOKLEY 8,95,35032,35,0000.281,66,26,45026,20,0006.35
METROPOLIS40098,4000061,2000
CANBK 3,40,20032,27,8500.111,35072,9000.02
VOLTAS 6002,17,200006000
BAJAJ-AUTO87560,0000.0102,1250
LAURUSLABS5,1004,72,6000.0106,8000
EICHERMOT 1,04,6504,90021.3616,62500
PAGEIND 1502100.71000
NAUKRI 51,7501503453,90000
KOTAKBANK 57,20073,6000.7840000
PIDILITIND7502503000
CONCOR 20,0008,87,0000.023,0008,70,0000
SUNTV 3,0004,26,0000.01000
ACC 18,90090021000
MGL 4001,12,000004000
HDFCBANK 42,9006,23,1500.07027,5000
MCX 84,200800105.252,80000
GAIL 13,95,37550,32527.732,47,05000
VEDL 1,15,00014,76,6000.081,33,40040,13,5000.03
CHAMBLFERT3,91,4005,70068.677,60000
HAL 2,4006,33,60007,20028,83,6000
NTPC 8,74,5008,67,0001.013,22,50067,5004.78
INDUSINDBK1,88,50018,50010.1918,00050036
INFY 18,4002,22,8000.0803,6000
ABFRL 44,20044,2001000
DIXON 10013,0000.01037,7000
ABBOTINDIA5,4404013614000
HINDPETRO 2,7006,23,7000017,5500
JSWSTEEL 6758,82,9000010,79,3250
TRENT 60070,6000.0102,2000
MUTHOOTFIN2,20048,4000.05000
CANFINHOME61,42597563000
PNB 4,80,00036,56,0000.13096,0000
AUBANK 1,0004,10,000003,0000
INDIGO 3003,3000.0904,5000
CHOLAFIN 36,25019,3751.87000
ADANIENT 89,1003,300272,40000
INDIACEM 95,7007,45,3000.13000
GODREJPROP4751,53,9000013,7750
POLYCAB 10011,7000.01000
GNFC 1,22,2002,04,1000.60000
TATAMOTORS51,30036,73,6500.0101,65,3000
SRF 3,00035,6250.08000
BHEL 47,25081,06,0000.01094,00,1250
GMRINFRA 4,95,00033,75014.67000
GLENMARK 8,7001,21,0750.07018,8500
SBIN 11,25014,52,7500.0101,29,0000
BHARATFORG45,00038,5001.17000
IPCALAB 6501,37,8000000
GRANULES 10,0001,02,0000.10000
BSOFT 7,00018,0000.39000
DALBHARAT 2,75012,2500.22000
IRCTC 7,0002,02,1250.038754,41,8750
NESTLEIND 67,000600111.6720,60000
ONGC 32,72519,05,7500.0203,08,0000
POWERGRID 09,28,800002,52,0000
JKCEMENT 1252,1250.0601250
AARTIIND 5,34,00019,00028.1157,0004,00014.25
PETRONET 08,43,0000066,0000
BATAINDIA 1,87567,8750.03000
BALRAMCHIN22,4002,59,2000.09000
JINDALSTEL20,00062,5000.3207,5000
EXIDEIND 2,44,80093,6002.6219,8003,6005.50
NATIONALUM1,16,2505,92,5000.20018,37,5000
GRASIM 1,9082,3850.8003,3390
M&MFIN 10,0002,50,0000.04000
IDFC 75,0001,60,0000.47000
GODREJCP 048,0000000
HDFCAMC 15,90075021.20000
TATACONSUM36,0001,80,0000.20000
M&M 1,4001,0501.33000
COFORGE 1505,4000.03000
ABCAPITAL 27,00016,20,0000.02016,2000
MANAPPURAM69,00021,0003.29000
FEDERALBNK5,00015,70,0000065,0000
RAMCOCEM 13,60057,8000.24000
INDIAMART 90028,5000.03000
RBLBANK 8,00,0002,52,5003.175,00000
TATAPOWER 6,75026,73,000003,91,5000
MOTHERSON 92,30031,95,0000.0321,30078,1000.27
AXISBANK 19,3751,70,0000.111,25000
BHARTIARTL1,86,2001,900981,90000
ASTRAL 3,67017,6160.21035,5990
DABUR 10,00052,5000.1902,5000
APOLLOTYRE1,7006,01,8000018,7000
PERSISTENT1006,4000.02000
ESCORTS 2,7508253.33000
COLPAL 22,4001,75012.80000
TATACOMM 50075,0000.01000
HINDALCO 19,6002,26,8000.09042,0000
RELIANCE 5008,2500.06000
SBILIFE 89,62514,6256.132,62500
HEROMOTOCO60011,7000.0507,9500
OFSS 9001,5000.6001000
BEL 31,35048,22,2000.0145,6001,43,92,5000
BRITANNIA 20074,000001,0000
ABB 37519,2500.02026,3750
MRF 205,010002150
BOSCHLTD 756,7500.0108750
BANDHANBNK3,20,00019,62,5000.16015,0000
LICHSGFIN 30,0006,62,0000.05015,0000
MARICO 01,53,600001,2000
SIEMENS 5,7007507.601501501
AMBUJACEM 1,8005,40,9000010,8000
SUNPHARMA 21,3502,4508.71000
LTTS 30,1002,50012.04000
SYNGENE 2,0001,80,0000.01000
DRREDDY 37571,8750.0106250
CROMPTON 46,8008,13,6000.0693,60022,80,6000.04
DEEPAKNTR 90013,8000.07000
IDEA 88,00,0003,15,20,0000.28000
BERGEPAINT47,5207,9206000
ATUL 758250.09000
HINDUNILVR1,80019,8000.0903,0000
BAJFINANCE25017,8750.01000
ASIANPAINT17,20065,2000.26000
LT 30011,2500.03000
BIOCON 55,00022,30,0000.02015,0000
ALKEM 8001,3000.6201000
ZEEL 6,51,0005,49,0001.19000
TECHM 22,2003,70,8000.0602,4000
MPHASIS 2751,6500.17000
INDHOTEL 8,0004,27,0000.02030,0000
NMDC 4,5002,65,5000.0205,89,5000
TATACHEM 32,4501,10029.50000
COROMANDEL4,9002,1002.33000
COALINDIA 46,20021,75,6000.0203,69,6000
TVSMOTOR 36,4003,03,1000.1235037,1000.01
JUBLFOOD 7,5001,32,5000.06000
TITAN 15,05052528.67000
TCS 29,75017517017500
DLF 18,1504,11,6750.0402,4750
HINDCOPPER58,3006,36,0000.09000
APOLLOHOSP1258,6250.01000
BAJAJFINSV66,5001,91,5000.35000
IGL 8,2504,59,2500.02000
IOC 1,65,7502,59,00,8750.0105,11,8750
MARUTI 7505,08,850006,71,1500
CUB 65,0001,30,0000.50000
SBICARD 8004,13,6000000
BANKBARODA10,96,8753,01,2753.6432,1755,8505.50
HDFCLIFE 2,42,00016,50014.674,40000
PVRINOX 1,62837,8510.0401,6280
UPL 3,9007,77,4000.01085,8000
LALPATHLAB30048,3000.0104,8000
IEX 15,00043,87,5000065,96,2500
ICICIGI 50041,0000.0105000
WIPRO 3,0003,06,0000.0103,0000
SHREECEM 1005020500
PIIND 25027,7500.0106,7500
MCDOWELL-N5,6001,09,9000.05012,6000
LUPIN 2,19,7251,275172.33000
INDUSTOWER81,60035,02,0000.02051,0000
RECLTD 14,00026,62,0000.0103,32,0000
HAVELLS 1,11,50050022350000
TATASTEEL 3,57,50090,69,5000.04016,44,5000
UBL 2,12,8007,20029.561,20000
ICICIPRULI06,0000000
LTIM 12,45021,4500.58000
NAVINFLUOR3001,3500.22000
OBEROIRLTY7004,9000.14029,4000
SAIL 1,84,00041,48,0000.0401,96,0000
ZYDUSLIFE 43,2000090000
BALKRISIND18,0003,40,5000.0590011,31,3000

Investors use a variety of financial indicators to assess market sentiment before investing their money. Put call ratio is one such financial technique that benefits investors in several ways.

To fully understand the applicability and importance of this financial assessment, one must first grasp its fundamentals. Here, we've gone over the details, including the put-call ratio calculation and other information. 

What is the Put Call Ratio?

Typically, a put-call ratio is a derivative indicator. It is intended to help traders accurately assess the sentiment of the options market. This ratio is calculated by either factoring in open interest for a certain period or using the volume of options trading

This ratio, often known as PCR, is a contrarian indicator that focuses on option buildup. This type of indication aids in determining the degree to which the market is bullish or bearish.

In other words, it helps traders determine if a recent market surge or decline is excessive. 

Based on this knowledge, traders determine whether to take a contrarian position in the current market.

To avoid mispricing in the securities market, such an investment strategy is based on the practice of acquiring or selling investment units in response to current market conditions.

How to Analyze PCR (Put Call Ratio)?

The meaning of this ratio varies according to the type of investment. PCR is estimated using two methods, as follows:

Based on the open interests of a particular day

  • The PCR is determined by dividing the current open interest in a Put contract on a given day by the open Call interest on that same day.
  • PCR (OI) = put open interest / call open interest.

Based on the volume of options trading

  • PCR is determined by dividing the total Put trading volume by the total Call trading volume on a given day.
  • PCR (Volume) = put trading volume / call trading volume
  • Put volumes are a financial market indicator that measures the total number of Put options launched during a certain period. Furthermore, call volumes are utilised to calculate the total number of started call choices within that period.

Why Is PCR Important?

The put/call ratio is an essential metric that traders use to evaluate market sentiment. Put/call ratios assist traders in determining the price movement of the underlying security and guiding them to put directional bets on equities. As a contrarian signal, it helps traders avoid the trap of Herd Mentality. The Put/call ratio may be used to examine the whole trading activity of market players because it is computed in terms of both open interest and volume.

FAQs on PCR Ratio

High PCR indicates excessive put purchasing by small and medium-sized investors, as well as aggressive selling by more experienced traders.

There is no defined number; instead, previous data must be compared, such as one-month or three-month averages. PCR, like the other technical and derivative indicators, should be utilized in conjunction with them and understood in light of the present market condition.

A Put Call Ratio larger than one means that the market has traded more puts. This might indicate a gloomy market mood. Because traders expect a market downturn, they are trading put options rather than call options.

The ideal PCR ratio may vary depending on the specific experimental conditions and the desired level of amplification. However, a PCR ratio close to 1:1 (input:output) is often considered ideal for efficient and unbiased amplification.

Several factors can influence the PCR ratio, including the quality and quantity of starting material, primer design, PCR conditions (such as annealing temperature and cycle number), and the efficiency of the polymerase enzyme.