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Option premium calculation formula

Option premium calculation formula


But before we do that , let’s merge our call and put calculations into one – it will not only make the spreadsheet more convenient for practical use, but also allow us to only make all the future changes just once, rather than for calls and puts separately.

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Hi Mohit,

You can use a volatility calculator to calculate the historical volatility or use your own view of what you think the volatility will be from trade date until the expiration date.

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This formula is work only for ATM of OTM money option. pl suggest how we can use this for ITM option and for specitic strike price

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Before we start building the actual formulas in Excel, let’s make sure we understand what an option payoff formula is. It is a function that calculates how much money we make or lose at a particular underlying price.

This is how option market makers make money in options - by exploiting the difference between their traded price and the theoretical price of the option.

Implied volatility is one of the important parameters and a vital component of the Black-Scholes model which is an option pricing model that shall give the option’s market price or market value. Implied volatility formula shall depict where the volatility of the underlying in question should be in the future and how the marketplace sees them.

Hi Amitabh,

Exploiting the difference between the theoretical price and the actual price of an option requires constant hedging of the option with the underlying instrument and becomes a bet on volatility.

The idea is that you ve priced the option using a specific volatility value, which is assumed to be the volatility that the underlying will experience from the trade date until the expiration date.

This is not really a good strategy for the average retail trader as the relatively higher brokerage charges will eat up a lot of the potential profits. Also, volatility forecasting in itself is a tough subject to master.

Add the option's intrinsic and time values. With this example, add $75 to $85 to get $55. This is the option premium.

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Assume the stock price of Kindle is $955 and its call option is available at $95 for the strike price of $965 with the risk-free rate of 7% and there are 8 months to the expiry for the same. Based on the above information you are required to compute implied volatility.


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