Historical Oats Intraday Futures Data (OTA)

Historical Intraday Oats Futures Data (OTA)

Contract Specs:

Oats (OTA)
Exchange: CBOT
Sector: Grain
Tick Size: 0.25
Tick Value: 12.5 USD
BPV: 50
Denomination: USD
Decimal Place: 2

Symbol Dates:

Data Type Start Date End Date Sample Data
Daily: 1974 Aug 07 Current Download
Intraday: 1987 Sep 01 Current Download
Tick – Trades Only: 1987 Sep 01 Current Download
Tick – Level 1: 1987 Sep 01 Current Download

Oats Facts

Oats are most commonly used for cereals and feed for livestock. Oats are a highly nutritious food contining many vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Oats can provide many health benefits such as:

  • Lowering Cholesterol – Oats contain high levels of beta-glucan, and has been proven to be effective at reducing both total and LDL cholesterol levels.
  • Reducing Constipation – Oats contain high levels of fibre which can relieve constipation. A study found that elderly patients who consumed a soup or dessert containing oat bran daily for 12 weeks had an improved sense of well-being.
  • Reducing Skin Irrtation – Oats have a long history with the treatment of skin conditions by relieving itching and irritation symptoms. In 2003, the FDA approved oatmeal as a skin-protective substance, and is now used in many different skin products.

Sources: Healthline

Historical Oats Futures Data – Format Details

Portara provides historical oats intraday futures for CTAs, hedge funds, portfolio managers, quants and traders and institutions.

Oat futures data can be split into three main headings:

  • Oat daily futures data – which includes either the last price or the settlement
  • Oat intraday futures data – which includes trade volume
  • Oat tick data – which can include the bid, ask and settle

You can purchase historical oats intraday data as individual contracts or in a continuous form.

Continuous futures data can be formatted into back-adjusted, forward-adjusted, ratio adjusted and zero adjusted series. Portara can create bespoke rules for each futures contract based on volume, open interest, tick size and calendar date variations. Control delivery month combinations, timezone settings and timestamps that follow exchange or local time globally for any location.

Portara’s standard daily futures data is made up of five data points – open, high, low, last-price and settle. Simply choose to have the daily close based on the last price or the settle depending on whether you wish follow extended sessions or just the day session.

Portara’s Oats intraday futures data is supplied as default in 1-minute bar. However, you may also choose other bar granularities such as 2 minute bar, 3 minute bar, 5 minute bar, 10 minute bar, 15 minute bar, 30 minute bar, hourly bar etc. You can also have us extract historical daily data straight from the intraday database. In this case, you would choose the session (even if you need to cross midnight) and we can supply the custom oat daily futures data between only between the custom session markers you choose.

Portara provides oats tick data in ‘Trades Only’ form or as ‘Level 1’ tick data, which includes the bids and asks. Download the oats tick data samples above. Our default format timestamp is to the millisecond. Oats tick data includes price, the trade volume, and other trade indicators such as bid, ask, trade and settle.

Remember to compare the file size of oats trades only data to oats level 1 tick data as they can vary by factors of 10 to 100 fold. If you have questions simply email us and one of our technicians will guide you.


All of our historical data is updated on a daily basis four times per day at the end of the Asian, European, Early US and Globex session. Portara’s enterprise software solution provides timely updates to your oats futures data, along with compression, roll and custom formatting features on CQG deep history databases. Our historical data updates are usually ready around half an hour after markets close. No exchange fees or other CQG products are necessary.

You can view other intraday symbols from the Historical Intraday Data Download Table. If you are looking for other oats historical data types such as daily or tick, you can visit the other download tables here:

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