Question

Consider a European call option on a non-dividend-paying stock
where the stock price is

$40, the strike price is $40, the risk-free rate is 4% per annum,
the volatility is 30% per

annum, and the time to maturity is 6 months.

(a) Calculate u, d, and p for a two-step tree.

(b) Value the option using a two-step tree.

(c) Verify that DerivaGem gives the same answer.

(d) Use DerivaGem to value the option with 5, 50, 100, and 500 time
steps.

Answer #1

What is the price of a European call option on a
non-dividend-paying stock when
the stock price is $52, the strike price is $50, the risk-free
interest rate is 12% per annum, the
volatility is 30% per annum, and the time to maturity is three
months? (Hint: Remember Black-
Sholes-Merton Model. Please refer to the N(d) tables provided to
you to pick the N values you
need)

What is the price of a European put option on a
non-dividend-paying stock when the stock price is $70, the strike
price is $75, the risk-free interest rate is 10% per annum, the
volatility is 25% per annum, and the time to maturity is six
months?

3) For a call option on a non dividend paying stock the stock
price is $30, the strike price is $20, the risk free rate is 6% per
annum, the volatility is 20% per annum and the time to
maturity is 3 months. Use the Binomial model to
find:
a) The price of the call option?
Please show work

3) For a call option on a non dividend paying stock the stock
price is $30, the strike price is $20, the risk free rate is 6% per
annum, the volatility is 20% per annum and the time to
maturity is 3 months. Use the Binomial model to
find:
a) The price of the call option?
Can you show the binomial model please

Consider an option on a non-dividend-paying stock when the
stock is $ 30, the exercise price is $29. The risk –free rate is 5%
per annum, the volatility is 25% per annum, and the time to
maturity is four months.
(a) What is the price of the option if it is European
call?
(b) What is the price of option if it is an American
call?
(c) What is the price of the option if it is a European
put?

Price a European call option on non-dividend paying stock by
using a binomial tree. Stock price is €50, volatility is 26%
(p.a.), the risk-free interest rate is 5% (p.a. continuously
compounded), strike is € 55, and time to expiry is 6 months. How
large is the difference between the Black-Scholes price and the
price given by the binomial tree?

Price a European call option on non-dividend paying stock by
using a binomial tree. Stock price is €50, volatility is 26%
(p.a.), the risk-free interest rate is 5% (p.a. continuously
compounded), strike is € 55, and time to expiry is 6 months. How
large is the difference between the Black-Scholes price and the
price given by the binomial tree?

The current price of a non-dividend paying stock is $90. Use a
two-step binomial tree to value a European call option on the stock
with a strike price of $88 that expires in 6 months. Each step is 3
months, the risk free rate is 5% per annum with continuous
compounding. What is the option price when u = 1.2 and d = 0.8?
Assume that the option is written on 100 shares of stock.

Consider a six-month European call option on a
non-dividend-paying stock. The stock price is $30, the strike price
is $29, and the continuously compounded risk-free interest rate is
6% per annum. The volatility of the stock price is 20% per annum.
What is price of the call option according to the
Black-Schole-Merton model? Please provide you answer in the unit of
dollar, to the nearest cent, but without the dollar sign (for
example, if your answer is $1.02, write 1.02).

What is the price of a European put option on a
non-dividend-paying stock when the stock price is $100, the strike
price is $100, the risk-free interest rate is 8% per annum, the
volatility is 25% per annum, and the time to maturity is 1 month?
(Use the Black-Scholes formula.)

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