Subcomponents of CEO real direct compensation

Subcomponent Description
Salary Value of the base salary earned by the CEO during the fiscal year
Bonus Value of the bonus given to the CEO during the year
Stock grant Value of the fair value of all stock awards during the year with valuation based on the grant-date fair value
Value of stock options exercised Value realized from options exercised during the year
Long-term Value of the amounts earned during the year pursuant to non-equity incentive plans

Notes: Due to a change in reporting format, prior to 2007 the value of stock awards relied on restricted stock granted to the CEO, and the value of long-term incentives relied on a company's long-term incentive plan.

Source: Authors' analysis of the ExecuComp database.

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