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call,

in finance, see: puts and callsputs and calls,
in securities trading. A call is a contract that gives the holder the right to purchase a given stock at a specific price within a designated period of time.
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call

[kȯl]
(computer science)
To transfer control to a specified closed subroutine.
A statement in a computer program that references a closed subroutine or program.

call

1. Hunting any of several notes or patterns of notes, blown on a hunting horn as a signal
2. Hunting
a. an imitation of the characteristic cry of a wild animal or bird to lure it to the hunter
b. an instrument for producing such an imitation
3. Brit the summons to the bar of a student member of an Inn of Court
4. Theatre a notice to actors informing them of times of rehearsals
5. (in square dancing) an instruction to execute new figures
6. Commerce
a. a demand for repayment of a loan
b. (as modifier): call money
7. Billiards a demand to an opponent to say what kind of shot he will play
8. Poker a demand for a hand or hands to be exposed
9. Bridge a bid, or a player's turn to bid
10. Sport a decision of an umpire or referee regarding a shot, pitch, etc.
11. Business on call
a. (of a loan, etc.) repayable on demand
b. available to be called for work outside normal working hours

call

(1) In programming, a statement that requests services from another subroutine or program. The call is physically made to the subroutine by a branch instruction or some other linking method that is created by the assembler, compiler or interpreter. The routine that is called is responsible for returning control to the calling program after it has finished processing. See stack.

(2) In communications, the action taken by the transmitting station to establish a connection with the receiving station in a dial-up network.
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Also, the redemption price of the call options amounts to SEK306.20, equivalent to 120% of the volume-weighted average of the paid market price for the shares during the period from 10 May 2019 to 23 May 2019, inclusive.
In another scenario, XYZ shares break above the $55 exercise price, and the call options are exercised.
At that time, Samsung BioLogics said the decision was a part of its "strategic plan" to get managerial rights after Biogen announced it was planning to exercise a call option to increase its stake to 50 percent minus one share, up from about 5.4 percent.
On 6 December 2017, Meda Aktiebolag held two noteholders' meetings under the summons sent on 7 November 2017 to the noteholders of the 2018 notes and the 2019 notes, issued under the SEK7,000,000,000 medium term notes programme for the purposes of approving an amendment to the terms and conditions of the notes to insert an early redemption call option.
The call option will be paid to all noteholders on record as of April 25, 2017.
The call option amount would be paid to all holders on record as of April 25.
The payoff to the holder of a short position in the European call option is: -max([S.sub.T] - X, 0) or alternatively, min (X - [S.sub.T], 0).
Fiat is expected to continue talks with VEBA to acquire the remaining 25 percent not covered by the call options. VEBA has the right to list the 25 percent on the stock exchange if it wants.
Finally, the final regulations contain a rule providing that the holder of a call option, warrant, convertible debt, or convertible equity issued by a partnership (or an entity eligible to elect to be treated as a partnership under Regs.
The investor could also go to the market and close his position by buying a call option with a strike price of PS90 but in this case his loss would be normally about the same.
Coval and Shumway (2001) demonstrate theoretically that expected call option returns are large, positive, and increasing in the strike price.
Rehlaender and Otero will be responsible for stock selection and Thomas will be responsible for the covered call option overlay.