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To convoke or summon by public announcement; to request the appearance and participation of several people—such as a call of a jury to serve, a roll call, a call of public election, or a call of names of the members of a legislative body.

In contract law, the demand for the payment of money according to the contract terms, usually by formal notice.

As applied to corporation law, the demand of the board of directors that subscribers pay an installment or portion of the amount that is still owed on shares that they have agreed to buy. A call price is the price paid by a corporation for the redemption of its own Securities.

In securities, a contract that gives a person the right to demand payment of a certain specified number of shares of stock at a stated price or upon a fixed date.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.


n. the demand by a corporation that a stockholder pay an installment or assessment on shares already owned.

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1 a demand by a company on shareholders to pay all or part of the subscription price of the shares not already paid.
2 to admit, in the sense of a barrister being called to the BAR.
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Regarding the estimated cost to exercise the call option, which Biogen planned to do by the end of June, the Samsung statement said, "As of June 29, the amount required to an additional approximately 44.6 percent stake in Samsung Bioepis is expected to be around 700 billion won."
Note that Salam or a call option gives the holder the right to buy the underlying asset for a certain price.
investors who sell call options and own the stock also know the worst-case scenario from the outset.
For the at-the-money 60-day call option (X[] := $50, T[] = 60), the initial call option premium is $1.70 (time value of $1.70, intrinsic value of $0).
Thomas See, the Fund Manager of Schroder Income Maximiser and Co-manager of Schroder Asian Income Maximiser, said, "For an investor able to accept the inherent risk in an equity investment, the Maximiser strategy has the advantage of drawing from two sources of yield, stock dividends and call option premia.
If dividends are anticipated, the value of a call option is affected negatively, and that of a put option, positively.
The buyer of call option for stock will have profit in the event that the stock price in the future grows.
Cove Energy PLC (Cove) (COV.LN), an oil and gas company, has negotiated along with Les Etablissements Maurel and Prom or M&P on the extension to the Call Option Agreement.
Agreeing the call option guarantees participating shareholders a split of pounds 200,000, which is expected to work out at more than pounds 40 a share.
Example 1--Transfer of call option by eligible shareholder to ineligible shareholder: S Corp.
(ASX:NAL) that is focussed on the rejuvenation of the immune system, has has entered into a call option to acquire all the share capital of Netherlands- based Bestewil Holding Limited.
A call option is a contract that gives the holder the right to purchase a specified number of shares of common stock at a fixed price for a stated period of time.