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Time value

Applies to derivative products. Portion of an option price that is in excess of the intrinsic value, due to the amount of volatility in the stock; sometime referred to as premium. Time value is positively related to the length of time remaining until expiration.

Time Value

1. See: Option time value.

2. See: Time value of money.

3. See: Extrinsic value.

time value

The portion of an option premium in excess of the option's intrinsic value. A call option that allows the holder to buy 100 shares of a $25 stock for $20 (the strike price) has an intrinsic value of $500. The time value is $150 if the option trades for $650.
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