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Exercises of Executive Stock Options on the Vesting Date

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  • Xudong Fu
  • James A. Ligon

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"We investigate the motives for executives to exercise executive stock options on the options' vesting date versus a later early exercise. We find that executives frequently exercise on the vesting date, executives with a greater need for portfolio diversification and riskier underlying stocks are more likely to exercise their options on the vesting date versus a later early exercise, and private information appears less relevant to vesting date exercises." Copyright (c) 2010 Financial Management Association International.

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  • Xudong Fu & James A. Ligon, 2010. "Exercises of Executive Stock Options on the Vesting Date," Financial Management, Financial Management Association International, vol. 39(3), pages 1097-1126, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:finmgt:v:39:y:2010:i:3:p:1097-1126
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    1. Lou, Dong, 2013. "Attracting investor attention through advertising," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 54382, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
    2. Tang, Chun-Hua, 2012. "Revisiting the incentive effects of executive stock options," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 36(2), pages 564-574.
    3. Susana Alvarez-Diez & J. Samuel Baixauli-Soler & Maria Belda-Ruiz, 2016. "Early Exercise Behaviour in Performance-vested Stock Option Grants," Annals of Economics and Finance, Society for AEF, vol. 17(1), pages 55-78, May.
    4. Gorry, Aspen & Hassett, Kevin A. & Hubbard, R. Glenn & Mathur, Aparna, 2017. "The response of deferred executive compensation to changes in tax rates," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 151(C), pages 28-40.
    5. Bradley, Daniel & Cline, Brandon N. & Lian, Qin, 2014. "Class action lawsuits and executive stock option exercise," Journal of Corporate Finance, Elsevier, vol. 27(C), pages 157-172.

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