• Andrew Shapiro
    Restricted stock does NOT = Options: http://seekingalpha.com/a/ghej via @seekingalpha #Stock Awards And Magical Thinking $AMZN #earnings
    8/1/12
    Reply (4)
    • losbronces: Restricted stock is much better. Unless the company goes bk, its always worth something. And you keep the divis even before its vested.
      8/1/12
    • Andrew Shapiro: I too favor restricted stock grants for achieving performance thresholds but they should always be considered true #compensation expense
      8/1/12
    • losbronces: I agree that compensation needs to be accounted for properly. Still firms out there that try to hide those expenses.
      8/1/12
    • Andrew Shapiro: and complicit analysts who apply valuation metrics on income ignoring this compensation expense.
      8/1/12