CAPS, FLOORS AND COLLARS Definition

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CAPS, FLOORS AND COLLARS: CAP is a series of European interest rate call options used to protect against rate moves above a set strike level; FLOOR a series of European interest rate put options used to protect against rate moves below a set strike level; and, COLLAR is the simultaneous purchase of an interest rate cap and sale of an interest rate floor on the same index for the same maturity and notional principal amount.

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YIELD ON STOCK is the percentage of the annual dividend to the current price of the stock, e.g., a $30 stock with a dividend of $2.00 has a yield of 6.6%.

PFENNIG is a currency of Germany.

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