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Out of the Money




Refers to an options contract that has no intrinsic value; for instance, a call option whose exercise price is above the current market price of the underlying security or futures contract.


Additional Comments:

For a call, when an option's strike price is higher than the market price of the underlying stock.

For a put, when the strike price is below the market price of the underlying stock.

Related Terms:

In the Money
(ITM) If you were to exercise an option and it would generate a profit at the ...

Intrinsic Value
This is a measure of any real value to the option. The amount by which an ...

Assignment
Refers to the option writer's (seller's) obligation to sell or buy a stock or other financial ...





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