call option


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Noun1.call option - an option to buy
stock option - the right to buy or sell a stock at a specified price within a stated period
2.call option - the option to buy a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date
straddle, span - the act of sitting or standing astride
option - the right to buy or sell property at an agreed price; the right is purchased and if it is not exercised by a stated date the money is forfeited
put, put option - the option to sell a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date
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As disclosed in the Announcement, in connection with the Acquisition, Devan was granted a call option ("Call Option") to acquire additional ordinary shares ( Shares ) in KrisEnergy representing approximately 16.
Global Banking News-July 1, 2011--Philippine National Bank exercises call option on notes(C)2011 ENPublishing - http://www.
Summary: NOVATEK has entered into a call option agreement, which is valid until 1 July 2012
The debt offer with a call option came in two parts of INR1.
In the report, entitled "The Impact Of Call Options On Swaps in EMEA ABS and RMBS," Moody's said that it has recently observed that the market value of certain swaps becomes increasingly sensitive to assumptions regarding the exercise of a call option in EMEA structured finance transactions.
Summary: Buying a call option, a simple trading strategy, can offer vast gains if the market is expected to be bullish in a short period.
International Resource News-18 August 2009-Cove extends Call Option Agreement(C)2009 ENPublishing - http://www.
A call option is not considered to have a strike price substantially below FMV if the price at the time of exercise, under terms of instrument, cannot be substantially below the FMV of the underlying stock at the time of the exercise.
Though short equity options can be assigned any time prior to expiration, if the stock price is above the strike price at expiration, with a standard listed option, your call option will likely be assigned and you are obligated to sell your stock at the strike price.
An exchange-traded call option gives the buyer the right -- but not the obligation -- to purchase an underlying security at a given strike price until the expiration date.
In this context, a call option is an option to buy a futures contract.
Financial theory has rejected the role of interest rate uncertainty in a firm's decision to include a call option in its bond offerings because, in an efficient market, the refinancing of high-cost debt with low-cost debt is a zero-sum game; that is, the gains to shareholders are equal to the losses to bondholders (see Kraus (1973)).