stock option

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stock option

n.
A right to buy or sell specific securities or commodities at a stated price within a specified time.

stock′ op`tion


n.
an option to buy or sell stock at a specific price within a stated period.
[1940–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stock option - the right to buy or sell a stock at a specified price within a stated period
option - the right to buy or sell property at an agreed price; the right is purchased and if it is not exercised by a stated date the money is forfeited
call option - an option to buy
put option - an option to sell
2.stock option - 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; "stock options are not much use as an incentive if the price at which they can be exercised is out of reach"
benefit - financial assistance in time of need
Translations
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References in periodicals archive ?
International Resource News-March 5, 2018--Bear Creek Mining authorises and approves grant of 650,000 incentive stock options to Paul Tweddle
The board of directors of Bear Creek Mining (TSX Venture:BCM), a mining company, approved 650,000 incentive stock options under the company's incentive stock option plan, it revealed on Friday.
Jericho Oil Corporation (Jericho)announces that it has granted a total of 1,600,000 incentive stock options (the Options) to directors, officers, employees and consultants of the Company.
Leisure Canada Inc (TSX Venture: LCN), a Canada-based company that develops resorts in Cuba, has announced that its Board of Directors has approved grant of incentive stock options.
Additionally, incentive stock options must be granted at an exercise price at or above the market price on the date of grant; an option that has been backdated would not be eligible for favorable incentive stock option treatment.
It begins with the fundamentals of taxation for both incentive stock options and nonqualified options, then covers state, Federal and foreign planning issues, income and estate taxes and financial planning strategies.
Exclusion of Incentive Stock Options and Employee Stock Purchase Plan Options from Wages
Incentive stock options are commonly used as bonuses or as compensation at an upstart company that needs its cash to fuel growth.
There is increasing interest among corporate employers in the use of incentive stock options (ISOs) qualifying under section 422 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 as a part of employee compensation.
On a more fundamental level, the increase in ordinary income tax rates may cause compensation committees to re-emphasize the awarding of incentive stock options (ISOs).
In addition, there are many families who are burdened by outstanding AMT liabilities resulting from the exercise of their incentive stock options as well as mounting penalties and interest.
International Resource News-July 24, 2017--GoldMining grants incentive stock options