Stock Options


  • Monster Says It Overstated '97-'05 Profit Wednesday, 13 Dec 2006 | 9:38 AM ET

    Monster Worldwide said it overstated profit from 1997 to 2005 by a total of $271.9 million, a result of its investigation into historical stock option grants and accounting.

  • Google to Open New Stock Option Market Wednesday, 13 Dec 2006 | 3:21 AM ET

    Google  employs a lot of brilliant minds, but even smart people have trouble figuring out how much their stock options are really worth.

  • Home Depot Sags On Backdating News Thursday, 7 Dec 2006 | 9:14 AM ET

    Shares of Home Depot slipped in early trading after the world's largest home improvement retailer said on Wednesday it had found almost 20 years of option grant backdating, resulting in about $200 million of unrecorded expenses.

  • The Home Depot said Wednesday an internal investigation of the company's stock option practices has concluded that errors caused it to have roughly $200 million in unrecorded option expense over a 26-year period.

  • Study: CEO Departures Hit Record in 2006 Saturday, 2 Dec 2006 | 1:24 PM ET

    A record number of U.S. corporate bosses have left their jobs this year, in part reflecting the widening stock options backdating scandal, according to data released today.