Definitions for **"At the Money"**

When the strike price of the option is equal to the underlying asset's current price.

The situation in which the current market price, the spot price, of an underlying instrument is equal to the strike or exercise price of an option to buy or sell that instrument.

An option is at-the-money if the strike price equals the exercise price... more on: At the money

An option whose strike price is equal to the market value of the underlying share or futures contract.

Term applying to an option whose strike price is at or near the current price of the underlying stock. See also in the money and out of the money.

A condition in which the strike price of an option is equal to (or nearly equal to) the market price of the underlying security.

An option which is selling at the strike price of the underlying index or stock.

An option where the strike (exercise) price is exactly equal to the trading price of the underlying security.

When an option's strike price is the same as the prevailing stock price.

nbspThe Strike nearest the current price of the Underlying.

An option where the strike price is approximately equal to the underlying price.

A term used in option trading where the exercise or strike price is equal or close to current market levels.

A term which refers to the strike or exercise price of an option, where the price of the option is very close to the current market price of the underlying asset.

A call option or a put option whose exercise price is equal to the current price of the security on which the option is written.

A call option in which the exercise price is the same as the market price of the underlying security.

An option whose exercise or strike price is close or closest to the underlying futures price

An option is at-the-money if the strike price of the option is equal to the market price of the underlying security. For example, if xyz stock is trading at 54, then the xyz 54 option is at-the-money.

The situation in which the market price or rate of the underlying and the strike price or rate of an at-the-money option are equal

An option with no intrinsic value, with the price of the underlying equal to the strike price.

An option with a strike price which is equal to, or approximately equal to, the current market price of the underlying futures contract.

An option in which the underlying security is trading exactly at the strike (exercise price) of the option. Premiums paid or received and commissions are not considered. Thus, "at the money" should not be confused with an investor's break-even point on the option. See: Deep In The Money; Deep Out Of The Money; In The Money; Out Of The Money

Adjusted exercise price amortization method