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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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Silver & gold company Avino Silver & Gold Mines Ltd (TSX:ASM) (NYSE American:ASM) (FSE:GV6) on Wednesday awarded 526,000 incentive stock options under its stock option plan and 1,730,500 restricted share units (RSUs) under the restricted share unit plan to its directors, officers, employees and consultants.
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Subject to the terms and conditions of the company's Inducement Award Programme and stock option agreement, each stock option has a ten year term and each stock option vests over four years, with 25% of the shares vesting on the first anniversary of the grant date and the remaining 75% of shares vesting quarterly thereafter, in each case, subject to the new employee's continued service.
The Board of Directors of Canada-based Bear Creek Mining (TSX Venture: BCM) has authorised and approved the grant of 650,000 incentive stock options under its incentive stock option plan to Paul Tweddle.
An employee stock option is similar to a call option.
FRS 2 (Financial Reporting Standard 2 Share-based Payment) in Malaysia, and ASBJ Statement 8 (ASBJ Statement No.8 Accounting Standard for Share-based Payment) in Japan, both adopted modified grant date fair value accounting for stock options. But the situation of stock option plans, not only before, but also after the adoption of new accounting standards, are different between Malaysia and Japan.
Japanese companies are increasingly adopting stock option based compensation for executives and employees as a part of their efforts to regain profitability and capital market orientation after the burst of bubble economy.
Directors and officers liability insurers continue to assess the impact of corporate stock option "backdating" practices, originally feared as holding the potential for Enron-sized market losses.
has released Oversight 4.2, which it says extends its automated continuous monitoring for corporate equity management and stock option grants.
Plus, to reduce the income statement impact of future transactions, companies need to prepare a 10-year history of stock option activity to determine the amount of the additional-paid-in-capital (APIC) pool.
Under FAS 123(R), the fair value of a stock option is based on observable market prices, if they exist.