What does contingently exercisable mean?

What does contingently exercisable mean?

The new standard clarifies that when a call or put option is contingently exercisable, an entity does not have to assess whether the event that triggers the ability to exercise a call or put option is related to interest rates or credit risks.

What is an embedded derivative example?

The embedded derivative modifies the host contract by changing the cash flow that would otherwise be promised by the contract. For example, when you take out a loan, you agree to repay the funds plus interest.

How do you find the value of embedded derivatives?

The value of the embedded derivative can be viewed in the context of the additional yield, or spread, required to price the debt at par (issue price) given the impact of the derivative(s) on future cash flows (the “with” scenario).

Is a put option an embedded derivative?

Separation of option-based embedded derivatives An embedded option-based derivative (such as an embedded put, call, cap, floor or swaption) is separated from its host contract on the basis of the stated terms of the option feature.

What is a contingent put option?

Contingent Put Option Price means, as of any Exercise Date, an amount equal to the Special Capital Distribution as of such Exercise Date.

What you mean by contingent?

1 : dependent on or conditioned by something else Payment is contingent on fulfillment of certain conditions. a plan contingent on the weather. 2 : likely but not certain to happen : possible. 3 : not logically necessary especially : empirical.

What are embedded swaps?

Embedded swaps – also known as hidden swaps – are fixed rate or tailored business loans that contain embedded complex financial derivative products. With embedded swaps, unlike with standalone swaps, the derivative product (i.e. the swap) and the loan are marketed and sold as part of the same product.

What is a hybrid derivative?

A hybrid derivative results from combining a host contract with an embedded derivative: Hybrid derivative = host contract + embedded derivative. For example, combining a bond (or a loan) and an option in the same instrument gives out a hybrid derivative.

Can a bond be callable and puttable?

The pricing of callable and putable bonds (given similar maturities, credit risk, etc.) tend to move in opposite directions, just like the value of the embedded put or call would move. The value of a putable bond is usually higher than a straight bond as the owner pays a premium for the put feature.

Is preferred stock a derivative?

The preferred securities receive quarterly dividend payments and also contain an embedded derivative to convert into shares of the publicly traded REIT’s common stock, which is effectively a call option.

When is a call or put option contingently exercisable?

The call or put option is contingently exercisable. However, two divergent approaches developed in practice, according to the FASB. Under the first approach, entities assessed whether contingent call or put options were clearly and closely related to the debt host using only the four-step decision sequence.

What is a contingent share issue?

Shares (including those issued in connection with a business combination) whose issuance is contingent upon the satisfaction of certain conditions are considered outstanding and included in the computation of diluted EPS as follows:

How is the number of shares contingently issuable determined?

The number of shares contingently issuable may depend on the market price of the stock at a future date. In that case, computations of diluted EPS should reflect the number of shares that would be issued based on the current market price at the end of the period being reported on, if their effect is dilutive.