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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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Such an acceleration entails that participants, to a certain extent, are allotted shares or employee stock options already during the current year and, thus, social security and other costs will arise.
"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.
THE Securities and Exchange Board of India ( Sebi) issued a circular on detailed disclosure norms for listed firms while exercising employee stock options programmes ( Esop) to address concerns regarding potential market abuse.
Earlier, only Employee Stock Option Scheme (ESOS) and Employee Stock Purchase Scheme (ESPS) were under Sebi regulations.
As can be seen from the example, the application of the intrinsic value exercise date method is straightforward and provides an exact cost of the employee stock option plan.
Under the ITA, an employee stock option is generally taxable to the optionholder at the time the option is exercised.
In all three cases, initially we consider the executive stock option plans and then the employee stock option plans.
For the 2003 comprehensive revision, BEA developed a methodology for estimating proceeds from the exercise of employee stock option based on the pro forma impacts on compensation and profits of stock option grants reported in the footnotes of corporate financial reports (see Mead, et al., 2004); such estimates are used in the first annual revision and then are superseded by IRS data on corporate income, which is net of stock option proceeds.
Building on the earlier success of monitoring procure-to-pay, order-to-cash, financial accounting and capital projects, Oversight 4.2 continuously monitors the transactions and activities in human resources and stock option administration systems to ensure compliance in every step involved in the process for granting, executing and accounting for employee stock options.
Lang, 1996, "Employee Stock Option Exercises--An Empirical-Analysis", Journal of Accounting and Economics, 21:5-43
After lunch, Georges Bostick from Sutherland in Washington and Daniel Bernbeck from Towers Perrin in Frankfurt discussed cross-border income tax issues arising from employee stock option plans, with Mr.
The European Employee Stock Option Coalition (EESOC) is concerned that an exposure draft (ED2) for a new International Accounting Standard (IAS) being drawn up by the IAS Board in London will damage the incomes of many small businesses in the European Union.

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