Definition of Stock option

1. Noun. The right to buy or sell a stock at a specified price within a stated period.

Generic synonyms: Option
Specialized synonyms: Call Option, Put Option



2. Noun. 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"
Generic synonyms: Benefit

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stock Option

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stock loans
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stock option (current term)
stock phrase
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Literary usage of Stock option

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1. Tax and the Economy: A Comparative Assessment of Oecd Countries by Christopher Heady, Paul Van Den Noord (2001)
"Tax treatment of stock option programmes The issuing of stock options gives ... The "life" of a stock option is marked by four events: the granting, ..."

2. OECD Economics Glossary: English-French = Glossaire de L'├ęconomie de L'OCDE by Oecd, SourceOECD (Online service) (2006)
"Voir aussi 'stock option plan '] [FIN, GES] stock option plan plan d'options sur titres ; plan d'options de souscription (d'achat) d'actions [Nota: ..."

3. Personal Finance by Robert S. Rosefsky (2001)
"stock option Trading Trading in stock options is a sophisticated form of investing that ... We will now examine the basic concepts of stock option trading, ..."

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