Ed Verdi has a long position in a European put option on a stock. At expiration, the stock price is greater than the exercise price. The value of the put option to Verdi on its expiration date is:
At expiration, the value to the holder (long position) of a put option on a stock is the greater of zero or the exercise price minus the stock price. If the stock price is greater than the exercise price, the value of a put option to the holder is zero and the holder will allow the option to expire unexercised.