share options

share options
A contractual right to require the company to issue shares or a shareholder to transfer shares at a set price at some time in the future.

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  • discounted options share options — Options with an exercise price lower than the prevailing market price at the time of grant. Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. www.practicallaw.com. 2010 …   Law dictionary

  • share option — share options N COUNT A share option is an opportunity for the employees of a company to buy shares at a special price. [BRIT, BUSINESS] Only a handful of firms offer share option schemes to all their employees. (in AM use stock option) …   English dictionary

  • share appreciation rights — (SAR) An arrangement similar to share options but where holders are entitled to receive the intrinsic value only, typically paid in cash, rather than being given the right to purchase shares at the exercise price. Practical Law Dictionary.… …   Law dictionary

  • share option — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms share option : singular share option plural share options business British an arrangement by which a worker can buy shares in the company they work for at a good price and will make money if they keep them for… …   English dictionary

  • share option — The right to buy a fixed quantity of shares at a particular date, at a particular price. An option is a right, not an obligation, so the holder does not have to buy the shares. Share options are sometimes given to employees and company executives …   Accounting dictionary

  • Options backdating — is the practice of issuing options contracts on a later date than that which the options have listed. While options backdating is not, in and of itself, an illegal practice,[1] intentional backdating that coincides with low underlying stock… …   Wikipedia

  • Options de souscription d'action — Stock option Une stock option (ou stock option) est une forme de rémunération versée par une entreprise généralement cotée en bourse. Il s agit d une option d achat (call) dont l actif sous jacent est l action de l entreprise concernée. Ainsi, ce …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Options Contract — One options contract represents one hundred shares in the underlying stock. The quoted price of an option is per share. The quoted price of a stock option must be multiplied by 100 to get the cost per contract …   Investment dictionary

  • Diluted Earnings Per Share — (diluted EPS) is a company s earnings per share (EPS) calculated using fully diluted shares outstanding (i.e. including the impact of stock option grants and convertible bonds). Diluted EPS indicates a worst case scenario, one in which everyone… …   Wikipedia

  • Diluted earnings per share — Accountancy Key concepts Accountant · Accounting period · Bookkeeping · Cash and accrual basis · Cash flow management · Chart of accounts  …   Wikipedia

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