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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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The two components in the Black Scholes formula above are similar, but reflect the theoretical total value of the call option (intrinsic value plus time value).
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The estimated opportunity time value does not appear to vary proportionately and positively with average income as is commonly assumed in travel cost models where opportunity time cost is based on income.
The estimates of opportunity time value shown in Table 5 provide further evidence on the relationship, or lack thereof, between opportunity time value and average income.

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