|9 Months Ended|
Sep. 30, 2018
The Company adopted a 2006 Stock Option and Incentive Plan, or the Plan, under which the Board of Directors may grant incentive or non-qualified stock options and stock grants to key employees, directors, advisors and consultants of the Company. The Plan was amended at various dates by the Board of Directors to increase the reserved shares of common stock issuable under the Amended Plan to 3,838,750 as of September 30, 2018.
Stock options vest based upon the terms within the individual option grants, with an acceleration of the unvested portion of such options upon a change in control event, as defined in the Amended Plan. The options are not transferable except by will or domestic relations order. The option price per share under the Amended Plan cannot be less than the fair market value of the underlying shares on the date of the grant. The number of shares remaining available for future issuance under the Amended Plan as of September 30, 2018 was 1,961,736.
Stock option activity for the nine months ended September 30, 2018 was as follows:
Consolidated stock-based compensation expense for the nine months ended September 30, 2018 and 2017 was $133,808 and $138,329, respectively. No tax benefit was recognized related to the stock-based compensation recorded during the periods.
The entire disclosure for accounts comprising shareholders' equity, comprised of portions attributable to the parent entity and noncontrolling interest, including other comprehensive income, and compensation-related costs for equity-based compensation. Includes, but is not limited to, disclosure of policies, compensation plan details, equity-based arrangements to obtain goods and services, deferred compensation arrangements, and employee stock purchase plan details.
Reference 1: http://www.xbrl.org/2003/role/presentationRef