The Pricing of Options and Corporate Liabilities

@article{Black1973ThePO,
  title={The Pricing of Options and Corporate Liabilities},
  author={F. Black and M. Scholes},
  journal={Journal of Political Economy},
  year={1973},
  volume={81},
  pages={637 - 654}
}
  • F. Black, M. Scholes
  • Published 1973
  • Economics
  • Journal of Political Economy
  • If options are correctly priced in the market, it should not be possible to make sure profits by creating portfolios of long and short positions in options and their underlying stocks. Using this principle, a theoretical valuation formula for options is derived. Since almost all corporate liabilities can be viewed as combinations of options, the formula and the analysis that led to it are also applicable to corporate liabilities such as common stock, corporate bonds, and warrants. In particular… CONTINUE READING
    25,298 Citations

    References

    SHOWING 1-10 OF 42 REFERENCES
    EQUILIBRIUM IN A CAPITAL ASSET MARKET
    • 3,963
    • PDF
    Elements of a Theory of Stock-Option Value
    • A. Boness
    • Economics
    • Journal of Political Economy
    • 1964
    • 143
    Portfolio Theory And Capital Markets
    • 990
    The Theory of Finance
    • 1,119
    • PDF