- The point at which an option buyer or seller experiences no loss and no profit on an option. Call breakeven equals the strike price plus the premium; put breakeven equals the strike price minus the premium. Chicago Mercantile Exchange Glossary
* * *breakeven break‧e‧ven [ˌbreɪkˈiːvn◂] also break-even noun [uncountable]when a company is neither making a profit or a loss:
• Lump sum transfers would be required to ensure breakeven.
* * *breakeven UK US /ˌbreɪkˈiːvən/ US /ˈbreɪkˌiːvən/ noun [U]► ACCOUNTING, FINANCE the fact of a company or a product not making a profit or a loss: »
The business has grow from breakeven six years ago to seven-figure profits this year.
Financial and business terms. 2012.