Share this entry
put option Line breaks: put op¦tion

Definition of put option in English:


Stock Exchange
An option to sell assets at an agreed price on or before a particular date.
Example sentences
  • A collar is the equivalent of buying a call option and selling a put option.
  • On one day alone last week, more than 12,600 put options for July, priced at 200p, changed hands.
  • But maximum losses are limited here because we have a long put option (with a strike price of 50).
Definition of put option in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources