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    Deeble Construction Co: Value of Options

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    Question: Deeble Construction Co.'s stock is trading at $30 a share. There are also call options on the company's stock, some with an exercise price of $25 and some with an exercise price of $35. All options expire in three months. Which of the following best describes the value of these options?

    - The options with the $25 exercise price will sell for $5.
    - The options with the $25 exercise price will sell for less than the options with the $35 exercise price.
    - The options with the $25 exercise price have an exercise value greater than $5.
    - The options with the $35 exercise price have an exercise value greater than $0.
    - If Deeble's stock price rose by $5, the exercise value of the options with the $25 exercise price would also increase by $5.

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    The best answer is e: If Deeble's stock price rose by $5, the exercise value of the options with the $25 exercise price would also increase by $5

    Option Value = Exercise (Intrinsic) Value + Time Value

    e. If Deeble's stock price rose by $5, the exercise value of the options with the $25 exercise price would also increase by $5
    is correct because
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