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To change the price of an asset. In derivatives, it sometimes refers to the exchange of options of with different strike prices.
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The act of a manager or other high level employee exchanging an out-of-the-money stock option in the company for an at-the-money stock option. Companies issue new at-the-money options and make the exchanges in order to reward the employee and/or to provide an incentive for the employee to continue to perform well even when the company's stock price has declined.
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The exchanging of newly issued incentive stock options priced at the current market price for previously granted options that are out-of-the-money. Repricing rewards managers of companies with stock prices that have declined.
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