STOCK OPTIONS AND WARRANTS
|6 Months Ended|
Jun. 30, 2015
|Disclosure Of Compensation Related Costs Sharebased Payments [Abstract]|
|STOCK OPTIONS AND WARRANTS||
NOTE 16. STOCK WARRANTS, OPTIONS AND GRANTS
Warrant activity. We have accounted for warrants as equity instruments in accordance with EITF 00-19 (ASC 815-40) Accounting for Derivative Financial Instruments Indexed to, and Potentially Settled in, a Company’s Own Stock , and as such, will be classified in stockholders’ equity as they meet the definition of “…indexed to the issuer’s stock” in EITF 01-06 (ASC 815-40) The Meaning of Indexed to a Company’s Own Stock . In prior years, we estimated the fair value of the warrants using the Black-Scholes option pricing model based on assumptions at the time of issuance.
A summary of current warrant activity is as follows:
Stock options. For the six months ended June 30, 2015 and 2014, we issued 300,000 and 114,583 stock options, respectively. Stock options issued to members of our Board of Directors were 125,000 and 58,333 for the six months ended June 30, 2015 and 2014, respectively. Stock options issued to independent contractors were 75,000 and 56,250 for the six months ended June 30, 2015 and 2014, respectively.
During the six months ended June 30, 2015, we issued 100,000 stock options to an employee, which vest over a period of three years. The strike price was equal to the stock price at the date of the grant.
All stock options granted for the six months ended June 30, 2015 and 2014 were calculated to have fair values of $48,027 and $30,672, respectively, using the Black-Scholes option pricing model with the following assumptions:
A summary of stock option activity is as follows:
Share based compensation. The cost of all stock options and stock grants issued have been classified as share based compensation for the six months ended June 30, 2015 and 2014, respectively. Total share based compensation was $54,942 and $114,823 for the six months ended June 30, 2015 and 2014, respectively.
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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