Grant Date

Grant Date

The date on which an option or other award is granted.

Grant Date

The date on which an employee is given a stock option. The grant date is usually later than the date on which it is announced that stock options will be distributed.
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The vesting time is three years from the grant date, the exercise period is one year immediately after the share options have been vested and the exercise price is the company's average share price on Nasdaq Copenhagen the 20 trading days prior to the grant date.
The company said the option will have an exercise price equal to the closing price of its common stock on the grant date and will be exercisable in four equal annual installments beginning on the first anniversary of the grant date.
The options are scheduled to vest one third on the first anniversary of the grant date, the second one third on the second anniversary of the grant date, and the final one third on the third anniversary of the grant date, subject to continued employment through each vesting date.
92 per share and are exercisable two years after the grant date of 31 August 2012.
Any option granted using a date at a low point in a company's stock price would immediately be "in the money," because the strike price of an option is almost always set to be equal to the market value of the stock on the grant date.
Were granted for stock of companies that, as of the grant date, had issued common equity securities required to be registered under Section 12 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 ('34 Act);
The measurement date is the day the stock price on the option is determined, while the grant date marks the day when the employee receives the option.
The value of that compensation is determined on the option grant date.
The optimal strategy, therefore, may be to combine less risky restricted stock with riskier "leveraged stock options," or LSOs as I call them--options for which the exercise price is posted 30 to 50 percent over the grant date share price in order to set aside a required shareholder return before management participates.
The shares granted to McKeever and Neely vest as follows: 50 percent on the third anniversary of the grant date and the remaining 50 percent on the fourth anniversary of the grant date.
In conjunction, the company's options will vest 25% immediately, 25% on the six month anniversary of the grant date, 25% on the 12 month anniversary of the grant date and 25% on the 18 month anniversary of the grant date, subject to the acceptance of the TSX Venture Exchange.