Grant Date

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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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Of those 100 companies, 17 had, on three or more occasions, option grant dates that were at or near 40-day stock price lows which were immediately followed by a significant stock increase.
To control costs, companies can minimize the number of grant dates in a calendar year, grade the vesting period not more than once a year and keep the variety of options to a minimum.
The company had uncovered grants awarded between June 2000 and 2002 in which the measurement dates differed from grant dates.
The investigation concerns potential breaches of fiduciary duties by the board of directors and other company executives through the manipulation of stock option grant dates.
User tools that enable easy audit and verification of stock option grant dates and grant prices;
As previously disclosed by the Company, the SEC order concludes that the appropriate grant dates for three stock option grants made by the Company in 1998, 1999 and 2001 should have been as follows: the September 4, 1998 grant date should have been one trading day later (September 8, 1998); the November 30, 1999 grant date should have been one trading day earlier (November 29, 1999); and the July 18, 2001 grant date should have been five trading days later (July 26, 2001).
3 million stock options granted to employees and non-employee directors on 148 different grant dates.
As previously announced, the Company reached a conclusion that the actual measurement dates for financial accounting purposes of numerous stock option grants issued in the past differ from the recorded grant dates of such awards.
In addition, during fiscal years 1996 through 2002, we generally selected the dates used as the grant dates retrospectively.
Grant dates for all options awarded to employees other than new-hire options should be the date on which the Compensation Committee meets and approves the grants.
The sub-committee has reached a preliminary conclusion that the actual measurement dates for financial accounting purposes of certain stock option grants likely differ from the recorded grant dates.
On June 27, 2006, Rambus announced that the Audit Committee had reached a preliminary conclusion that the actual measurement dates for certain stock option grants issued in prior years differ from the recorded grant dates for such awards.