stock appreciation right

noun

Legal Definition of stock appreciation right

: a form of deferred compensation that allows an employee to receive as a bonus the cash value of the appreciation of stock over a period of years and that defers taxation until paid

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“Stock appreciation right.” The Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/stock%20appreciation%20right. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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