Restricted Stock: Restricted Stock Units

How do companies decide whether to grant restricted stock units or restricted stock? What are the features that matter to them? This is premium content

The differences between restricted stock and restricted stock units (RSUs) are significant enough to usually make one type of grant preferable to the other in a company's equity compensation strategy. The table below summarizes the reasons why. A more detailed discussion follows...
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