Slideshow What Are July's Top 5 Vesting Equity Awards?

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  • June 29 2012, 3:46pm EDT
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Top 5 Equity Vesting Awards For July

Financial advisors always aim to follow money in motion, including when equity awards for top executives are vesting.



Here are the top five awards for July, a list that includes top executives in media, retail and technology, according to Equilar, an executive compensation data firm.



See which executives made the list. (Hint: One just purchased a Hawaiian island.)

No. 5: Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, Sirius XM Radio Inc.

Total Vesting: $9.996 Million

Option Vesting Value: $9.996 Million



Grant consists of one option grant with 25% vesting.



2011 Total Pay: $2.26 Million

(Calculated as the sum of salary, cash bonus, grant-date value of stock and option awards, and all other compensation.)

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No. 4: Mark Parker, President and CEO, Nike Inc.

Total Vesting: $10.37 Million

Option Vesting Value: $5.09 Million

Stock Vesting Value: $5.28 Million



Consists of annual stock option grants, with 25% vesting, and annual restricted stock grants, with 1/3 vesting.



2011 Total Pay: $11.03 Million

(Calculated as the sum of salary, cash bonus, grant-date value of stock and option awards, and all other compensation.)

No. 3: Ralph Lauren, Chairman and CEO, Ralph Lauren Corp.

Total Vesting: $20.4 Million

Option Vesting Value: $5.8 Million

Stock Vesting Value: $14.6 Million



Comprised of annual stock option grants, with 1/3 vesting of three grants with 100,000 options each. Also includes one restricted stock unit of 100,000 units cliff vesting.



2011 Total Pay: $36.33 Million

(Calculated as the sum of salary, cash bonus, grant-date value of stock and option awards, and all other compensation.)

No. 2: Safra Catz, President and CFO, Oracle Corp.

Total Vesting: $24.73 Million

Option Vesting Value: $24.73 Million



Comprised of annual stock option grants, with 25% vesting of three grants that each include 5 million options.



2011 Total Pay: $42.1 Million

(Calculated as the sum of salary, cash bonus, grant-date value of stock and option awards, and all other compensation.)

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No. 1: Larry Ellison, CEO, Oracle Corp.

Total Vesting: $34.62 Million

Option Vesting Value: $34.62 Million



Comprised of annual stock option grants, with 25% vesting of three grants that each include 7 million options.



2011 Total Pay: $77.56 Million

(Calculated as the sum of salary, cash bonus, grant-date value of stock and option awards, and all other compensation.)



Ellison, who is a billionaire, just sealed a deal to buy the Hawaiian island Lanai last month.