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Restricted stock, restricted stock units (RSUs), and performance shares are not as simple as they look. Understand your grant details, the tax treatment, and financial planning for vested shares. Browse an overview of this section below, or explore the subtopics to the left.
Restricted stock units (RSUs) are the most popular alternative to stock options, but they work differently. Also, while grants of restricted stock and grants of RSUs are similar, they too differ in key ways, so it is important to understand RSUs in their own right. For companies, RSUs can be preferable to restricted stock for reasons that can also be appealing for you. This article presents what you need to know about RSUs and includes a video on key aspects of both grant types.
When your restricted stock units (RSUs) vest, you have a lot of wealth tied up in one stock. How many of your RSU shares should you sell? How many should you hold? This article presents ways to approach your best answer to those key financial-planning questions.
If you own restricted stock units (RSUs), you need to plan for what you will do when the shares vest. Whether you hold or sell, being prepared will help you be proactive instead of reactive and make the most of the opportunity RSU grants provide.
Presented by the editor-in-chief of myStockOptions.com, this engaging video covers the fundamentals of restricted stock, restricted stock units (RSUs), and performance shares to help you make the most of these grants. This video covers key concepts, such as vesting schedules and understanding your grant's value. Running time: 4:37
You should know the answers to the questions in this FAQ's checklist and be familiar with the topics presented in the related video. Understanding these will help you make the most of your restricted stock/RSU grant and prevent costly mistakes...
When vesting occurs and the restriction on the shares lapses, you have some choices but fewer than you would with stock options, which require decisions about exercise timing and method. Restricted stock and restricted stock units do not...
While the two grant types have some similarities, the worth of restricted tokens depends on the value of an underlying cryptocurrency, not the company’s stock price. Tokens are attracting attention as a form of compensation because...