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.
While US-listed options volumes have grown at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 20% since 2002, Europe's listed options market grew at a comparatively flat CAGR of 5% as institutional and hedge fund equity option order flow stayed away from exchange trading," says Will Rhode, author of the new report and a senior analyst at TABB Group Europe in London.
For equity option brokers and salespeople, that means increased speed and efficiency, leading to higher levels of customer service and greater deal volume.
In 2007 over 400 million equity option contracts were traded but as it is a volatile market; prices are ever changing with supply and demand; the only certainty is that they will change.
Lightspeed customers, once approved to trade options by Lightspeed, will have access to equity option chains and in-depth pricing for writing more conservative covered calls and protective puts.
Option Strategy and Distribution Rate Data: Enhanced data focusing on the option strategy and distribution rate on the equity portfolios for Nuveen's equity option income funds.
CHICAGO -- Nuveen Investments, a leading provider of diversified investment services, today announced its updated portfolio management team for two closed-end equity option funds, the Nuveen Equity Premium Income Fund (NYSE:JPZ) and Nuveen Equity Premium & Growth Fund (NYSE:JPG).
The first is the fact that our equity option pricing platform SD-EQ is a bridge between the exchanges and the OTC market.
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.