strike price

The price at which the futures contract underlying a call or put option can be purchased (if a call) or sold (if a put). Also referred to as exercise price. Chicago Board of Trade glossary
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The specified price at which an option contract may be exercised. If the buyer of the option exercises (demands performance), the futures contract positions will be entered at the strike price. The CENTER ONLINE Futures Glossary
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The stated price per share for which underlying stock may be purchased ( in the case of a call) or sold ( in the case of a put) by the option holder upon exercise of the options contract. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary
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The price at which the buyer of a call can purchase the commodity during the life of the option, and the price at which the buyer of a put can sell the commodity during the life of the option. Chicago Mercantile Exchange Glossary
The price at which the holder ( buyer) may purchase or sell the underlying futures contract upon the expiration of an option. Also called strike price. Chicago Mercantile Exchange Glossary
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The price at which the option may be exercised (price at which the option buyer may purchase or sell the underlying futures contract). Strike prices on options are at exchange designated intervals. See also exercise price. Chicago Mercantile Exchange Glossary
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Also called exercise price. The price at which an options holder can buy or sell the underlying instrument. Exchange Handbook Glossary
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The exercise price ( or strike price) is the price at which the option can be exercised, regardless of the actual market price of the stock. London Stock Exchange Glossary
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The price at which the owner of a warrant can purchase ( call) or sell ( put) the underlying. Used interchangeably with exercise price. NYSE Euronext Glossary

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   The price agreed in an options transaction and at which the option may be exercised. Also known as the exercise price.

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strike price UK US noun [C] (also striking price) FINANCE
the price at which someone who has an options contract (= agreement giving the right to buy and sell particular shares, etc. in the future) can buy or sell the shares, etc. mentioned in it: »

The company granted workers additional options with a strike price of $8.91.

See also EXERCISE PRICE(Cf. ↑exercise price)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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