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stock option

n. the right to purchase stock in the future at a price set at the time the option is granted (by sale or as compensation by the corporation). To actually obtain the shares of stock the owner of the option must "exercise" the option by paying the agreed upon price and requesting issuance of the shares. (See: stock, share, option)

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The Zions board of directors is expected to approve a grant of employee stock options on April 24, 2008.
Testimony Concerning Tax and Accounting Issues Related to Employee Stock Option Compensation.
Quite apart from that deficiency, even without the manifold contractual terms that alter the value of an employee stock option, there is no options-pricing model currently in existence that clearly gives the best possible assessment of the value of options across all firms.
However, these models were not designed to estimate the value of employee stock options and may not accurately reflect their actual value.
Item 18 -Resolutions on (a) the adoption of a global employee stock option program and (b) the authorization for the Board of Directors to issue warrants with the right to subscribe for new shares in relation to the employee stock option program.
This valuation method uses an auction of a tracking security -- ESOARS -- that we believe will prove to be the best way to obtain the fair market value of employee stock options," said W.
In 1993, FASB issued an exposure draft which sought to recognize the fair market value of employee stock options as a regular compensation expense.
STOCKHOLM, Sweden -- The Board of Directors of Biotage AB (STO:BIOTA) proposes the Annual General Meeting on April 26, 2007, to: authorize the Board to issue shares and/or convertibles resolve on the adoption of a global employee stock option program resolve on a hedging arrangement for the adoption of the employee stock option program (authorization for the Board to issue warrants)
The shares were allotted to the employees who have exercised their stock options under the Employee Stock Option Scheme 2002, Employee Stock Option Scheme 2010 and Employee Stock Option Scheme 2011.
A total of 1,000 shares of Nokia Corporation ("Nokia") were subscribed for based on Nokia's 1999 employee stock option plan as of 30 December 2004.

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