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the right to buy or sell a stock at a specified price within a stated period

a benefit given by a company to an employee in the form of an option to buy stock in the company at a discount or at a fixed price

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Nokia's 1999 employee stock option plan, approved by the Annual General Meeting in 1999, expired as of 31 December 2004.
Geoserve Shareholder Services is currently the second largest provider of stock transfer and related services and has been a pacesetter in applied technology and software, having pioneered the application of image-enabling technology and interactive voice response systems and led in the development and administration of broad-based employee stock option plans.
This EITF issue, Changes to Fixed Employee Stock Option Plans as a Result of Equity Restructuring, illustrates the applicability of APB Opinion no.
Shares acquired will be available for use under the Company's employee stock option plans and for other general corporate purposes.
Shares repurchased in this program will be held in treasury for reissue for various corporate purposes, including employee stock option plans.
Shares repurchased, if any, will be held as treasury shares and will be available for general corporate purposes including existing or future employee stock option plans.
29 /PRNewswire/ -- Emerging companies -- especially high technology companies -- which depend heavily on employee stock option plans in their employee compensation packages, would have their income statements slashed by a new accounting rule being proposed by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB).
According to the IESOC, implementation of FASB's standard would likely lead to the elimination of many broad-based employee stock option plans, with serious repercussions for millions of American workers, their companies and the U.
Shares repurchased will be held in the company's treasury and are expected to be used in connection with employee stock option plans to minimize dilution to existing shareholders.
Speaking on behalf of a broad coalition that supports broad-based employee stock option plans, tax attorney Kim Boylan told the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) that their plan to mandate the expensing of employee stock option plans was unwise.
The repurchase, which may be made from time to time, will be used for issuance of stock in conjunction with the ongoing requirements of employee stock option plans and other employee benefit plans.
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