|9 Months Ended|
May 31, 2018
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The Company has established its 2010 Stock Option Plan whereby the board of directors may, from time to time, grant up to 1,980,000 stock options to officers and employees, and its 2014 Stock Option Plan whereby the board of directors may grant up to 3,850,000 stock options to directors, officers, employees, and consultants. Stock options granted must be exercised no later than five years from the date of grant or such lesser period as determined by the Company’s board of directors. The exercise price of an option is equal to or greater than the closing market price of the Company’s common shares on the day preceding the date of grant. The vesting terms of each grant are set by the board of directors.
Fiscal 2018 Activity
On December 1, 2017, Lexaria granted 200,000 stock options with an exercise price of $0.83 and an expiration date of December 1, 2022 to an officer of the Company, pursuant to an existing management contract. The options were valued at $122,562 and included in consulting expense.
On May 31, 2018, the Company announced that that pursuant to existing stock option plans, it has granted stock options to directors, officers, employees and consultants that enable the option holders to purchase up to 1,725,000 common shares of the Company at a price of $1.53 for a period of five years, vesting immediately. The options were valued at $1,980,142 and included in consulting expense.
The fair value of options granted was estimated as of the date of the grant by using the Black-Scholes option pricing model with the following assumptions:
A continuity schedule for stock options is presented below:
A summary of the stock options as at May 31, 2018, is presented below:
The entire disclosure for compensation-related costs for equity-based compensation, which may include disclosure of policies, compensation plan details, allocation of equity compensation, incentive distributions, equity-based arrangements to obtain goods and services, deferred compensation arrangements, employee stock ownership plan details and employee stock purchase plan details.
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