GDP and stock options

Reading Time: < 1 minute GRE analogy problem China GDP number: politicians vs. Corporate earning: executives stock options Hint: the local officials pump up the GDP numbers so that they can get promoted; the corporate CEO/CFO pump up the earning number so that their stock options will be more valuable. Of course in an ideal world, when the law is… Continue reading GDP and stock options

Stock option helps cash flow for Crocs?

Reading Time: < 1 minute I was reading the cash flow statement of CROX Q3 2007 10-Q. One thing caught my attention is the “Excess tax benefit on share-based compensation”, about $38.6 m for first 9 months of 2007, plus the “Exercise of stock options” $ 14 m., the total “Cash provided by financing activities” is $ 52 m, compared… Continue reading Stock option helps cash flow for Crocs?