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Glossary Term: EXERCISE

Definition(s) for EXERCISE:


1. ) The action taken by the holder of a call option if hewishes to purchase the underlying futures contract or by the holder of a putoption if he wishes to sell the underlying futures contract.

2. ) Action taken by an option holder that requires the writer to perform the terms of the contract.

3. ) To implement the right under which the holder of an option is entitled to buy (in the case of a call) or sell (in the case of a put) the underlying security.

4. ) To invoke the rights granted to the owner of an option contract. In the case of a call, the option owner buys the underlying stock. In the case of a put, the option owner sells the underlying stock.

5. ) The process of using the right to buy or sell the underlying at the specified price.


See Also:
EXERCISE PRICE, EARLY EXERCISE (ASSIGNMENT), EXERCISE VALUE, EXERCISE PRICE, EXERCISE PRICES, EXERCISE SETTLEMENT AMOUNT, EUROPEAN EXERCISE, AUTOMATIC EXERCISE, EXERCISE SETTLEMENT AMOUNT, EARLY EXERCISE (ASSIGNMENT), EXERCISE LIMIT, EXERCISE PRICE, EARLY EXERCISE, EXERCISE BY EXCEPTION PROCESSING, ASSIGNED (AN EXERCISE)


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