Business / Agriculture / Put Option: An option contract to sell a futures contract at an agreed price and time at any time until the expiration of the option. A put option is purchased to protect against a fall in price. The buyer pays a premium to the seller of this option. The buyer has the right to sell the futures contract or enter into a short position in the futures market if the option is exercised. See call option.
Option Noun Synonyms: choice, selection, alternative, recourse, opportunity, way out
Option Adjective Synonyms: choice, privilege, election, opportunity, chance
Put Verb Synonyms: assign, commit, cause, set, consign, subject
Put Adjective Synonyms: place, position, situate, set, lay, station, stand, deposit, rest, settle, locate
Business / Finance / Put To Seller: Exercise a put option; require that the option writer to purchase the stock at the strike price. MORE
Business / Finance / Put Price: The price at which an asset will be sold if a put option is exercised. Also called the strike or exercise price of a put option. MORE