Large Spread

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Understanding the Large Spread Alert

This alert tells you when the specialist's spread for an NYSE stock suddenly becomes large. Large is at least 50 cents. If the spread changes multiple times in a short time period, you'll only be alerted the first time.

For additional ways to work with the spread, be sure to look at the min and max spread filters.

Default Settings

By default, the large spread alert will appear when the spread for a stock is at least 50 cents.

Stock with Large Spread

Scan with Large Spread Alert

Description Column

The description column will give you more details on this alert.

Large Spread Alert description

Alert Info for Large Spread [LSP]

  • description = Large spread
  • direction =
  • keywords = Bid and Ask  
  • flip_code =
  • parent_code =