Topic 8 Warm Up Problems

Topic 8 Warm Up Problems - 3. What is the dividend yield of...

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Warm up Problems for Topic 8 (Options) **These questions are designed to represent elementary principles, and are NOT representative of problems that you will find on any exams. 1. Draw payoff diagrams for the following: 1a) Buying a $50 call option with a premium of $3.00 1b) Buying a $30 call option with a premium of $5.00 1c) Writing a $40 call option with a premium of $6.00 1d) Writing a $20 put option with a premium of $2.00 2. Someone offers you a call option with three months to maturity for $2.00. The strike price is $40 and the underlying stock is currently trading for $35. If the risk free rate is 4% and the stock does not pay dividends, at what price must the identical put option be trading for?
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Unformatted text preview: 3. What is the dividend yield of a $58 put option with 6 months to maturity that is selling for $6.17, if the underlying stock is trading for $55, the risk free rate is 5%, and the identical call option is selling for a premium of $4.05? 4. If a $50 call option with 4 months to maturity is trading for $3.15 and the identical put option is trading for $5.50, what is the price of the underlying stock if the dividend yield is 4% and the risk free rate is 6%? 5. If a $45 call with 3 months to maturity is trading for $6 and the identical put is trading for $3, does put-call parity hold if the underlying stock is trading for $48, the dividend yield is 0% and the risk free rate is 6%?...
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