equity option

Equity Option

An option contract on a stock. The holder of an equity option has the ability to buy (in a call) or sell (in a put) some number of stocks in a certain company at a given strike price on or before the expiration date. See also: NEO.

equity option

An option for which the underlying asset is stock. Compare nonequity option.
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Mitschek stressed that once the equity option will be executed by the four partners on the Azerbaijani Shah Deniz gas condensate field's development (SOCAR, BP, Statoil and Total), they will join the project.
For example, if you choose the 100 percent equity option offered by ScholarShare when your child is two years old, and at age 15 decide that you want a more conservative investment, you will be unable to reduce your risk by switching options.
If a flexible-term equity option were available at 104 5/8 (1/5 below market), the call referred to at 100 would be deemed to be deep in the money--at least according to the straddle rules.
On March 23, Mylan equity options would be available, with the launch of the third and final group of options On TA-25 Index constituents.
US equity options volumes rebounded in January 2013 with an increase of 9.