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STOCK OPTIONS, WARRANTS AND RESTRICTED STOCK UNITS

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STOCK OPTIONS, WARRANTS AND RESTRICTED STOCK UNITS
6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2018
Disclosure of Compensation Related Costs, Share-based Payments [Abstract]  
STOCK OPTIONS, WARRANTS AND RESTRICTED STOCK UNITS

NOTE 8 — STOCK OPTIONS, WARRANTS AND RESTRICTED STOCK UNITS

 

Options

  

The following table presents information related to stock options at June 30, 2018:

 

Options Outstanding    
Exercise
Price
  Number of
Options
  Weighted Average
Remaining Life in Years
  Exercisable Number
of Options
$ 1.35       3,000,000       5.50        
                             

 

Transactions involving stock options issued are summarized as follows:

 

    Number of
Shares
  Weighted
Average Price
Per Share
Outstanding at December 31, 2017:       3,000,000       1.35  
Granted              
Exercised              
Expired              
Outstanding at June 30, 2018       3,000,000     $ 1.35  

 

The aggregate intrinsic value of all outstanding options of $0 represents the total pretax intrinsic value, based on options with an exercise price less than the Company’s stock price of $1.26 as of June 30, 2018, which would have been received by the option holders had those option holders exercised their options as of that date.

 

Restricted Stock Units (“RSU”)

 

Transactions involving restricted stock units issued are summarized as follows:

 

Restricted share units as of December 31, 2017       921,100
Granted       352,477
Forfeited       (71,667)
Unvested restricted shares as of June 30, 2018       1,201,910

  

 

During the six months ended June 30, 2018, the Company granted 352,477 performance-based, restricted stock units vesting up to five years depending on the grant. The estimated fair value of the granted restricted stock units of $385,500 is being recognized over the vesting periods.

 

As of June 30, 2018, stock-based compensation related to restricted stock awards of $741,903 remains unamortized and is expected to be amortized over the weighted average remaining period of 3.37 years.

 

The Company previously issued 1,875,000 warrants in 2011, which will expire on December 23, 2018. As of June 30, 2018, the aggregate intrinsic value of all warrants outstanding and exercisable was zero.