Vested Stock Options?

Answer One of the forms of compensation that can lead to employee confusion is that of stock options. The particular issue of vesting often contributes to even more perplexity. While options and vesting m... Read More »

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Non-Vested Stock Options?

If you receive stock options as part of your compensation package, their ultimate value and how taxes are assessed against them varies greatly depending on the circumstances of your options. There ... Read More »

Do Stock Options Granted to Employees Differ From Equity Options?

Stock options are contracts allowing the holder the right, but not the obligation, to purchase or to sell a specified amount of a company's stock at a specified price during a specified period of t... Read More »

Do stock options granted to employees differ from equity options?

According to the Chicago Board Options Exchange, equity options typically represent the right to buy 100 shares of stock. Stock options for employees are similar, except that the number of stocks t... Read More »

Stock Grants Vs. Stock Options in Negotiating IPOs?

Private companies often use stock or option grants to lure the best talent to the firm, especially when an initial public offering (IPO) is under consideration. The advantage of either of these is ... Read More »