intrinsic value means: A measure of how much an option is worth in money. Option that isn’t in the money does not have intrinsic value. (in Stock Market Dictionary)
What else does intrinsic value mean?
- If an option were to expire at the current stock price, its value; how much an option is currently in the money. This is for call options the difference between strike price and stock price if the difference is positive or zero. It is the difference between strike price and stock price for put options, if the difference is positive and zero otherwise. Also see: Parity, Time Value Premium and In-the-Money. (in Stock Market Dictionary)