A video describing what equity compensation recipients are really leaving on the table when they leave their company to work for another. It is more than just the in-the-money value of the unvested stock and options.
Month: August 2011
The *Insight Ratio® is a powerful metric that indicates when it is timely to exercise employee stock options and diversify the proceeds (that is, take some money off the table). The option holder, probably with the assistance of a financial advisor, selects an Insight Ratio, say 10% that is appropriate to her financial situation (e.g., […]
A video describing the Key Ratio Dashboard and concept on StockOpter.com. The “Insight” and the “VaR” ratios illustrate the risk v. reward and are good factors for determining when to exercise.
Employees’ Subjective Valuation of Their Stock Options: Evidence on the Distribution of Valuations and the Use of Simple Anchors (Summary of Findings) This research examines employees’ subjective valuations of their stock options, compared to firms’ opportunity cost of issuing those options. In both “real-world” and experiment data, results show that a significant proportion of employees […]
A video describing the “Concentration Dashboard” in StockOpter.com and the concepts it is based on. In general, equity compensation concentration is the value of company stock and options (vested & unvested) compared to all other investments.
A video describing the concept of stock option leverage using the StockOpter Dashboards. The leverage inherent in ESO results in value percentage increases greater than the percent increase in stock price.
This video explains how recipients of company stock and options can use StockOpter.com to make timely & informed diversification decisions.
A StockOpter video describing the “Black Scholes Dashboard” and the concepts it is based on. Black Scholes is a methodolgy for illustrating the fair or full value of an option (In-the-Money value + Time Value)