stock option

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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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While it is true that some employee stock option plans may be offered at discounted prices, the PSE approves these provided their distribution is confined to employees of companies offering the plan as part of their benefits.
3) Twenty-one percent reported that their companies were trying to reduce the cost of employee stock option plans.
Practitioners' understanding of how employee stock option plans (ESOPs) operate within S corporations continues to evolve.
The ED, which would have required expense recognition for virtually all employee stock option plans, met with vociferous opposition in comment letters, public hearing testimony and the press.
The application can be designed to look as if it is the company's own Website and can be customized to meet specific needs of customers such as portfolio managers and managers of employee stock option plans.
Most (if not all) employee stock option plans should be drafted to allow for both ISOs and non-ISOs to be granted under the same plan.
The controversy that led to the proposed changes involves the measurement and recognition of compensation expense for employee stock option plans.
2000 and 2004 Employee Stock Option Plans so that they immediately vested as of December 30, 2005.
Eichen did not think the trend was a result of the controversy over an accounting standard on employee stock option plans proposed by the Financial Accounting Standards Board.
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