Employee Equity Incentive Plans
|3 Months Ended|
Mar. 28, 2015
|Employee Benefits and Share-based Compensation [Abstract]|
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Note 13: Employee Equity Incentive Plans
Our equity incentive plans are broad-based, long-term programs intended to attract and retain talented employees and align stockholder and employee interests.
As of March 28, 2015, 254 million shares of common stock remained available for future grant under the 2006 Equity Incentive Plan through June 2016.
The 2006 Stock Purchase Plan allows eligible employees to purchase shares of our common stock at 85% of the value of our common stock on specific dates. Rights to purchase shares of common stock are granted during the first and third quarters of each year. As of March 28, 2015, 189 million shares of common stock remained available for issuance under the 2006 Stock Purchase Plan through August 2016.
Share-based compensation recognized in the first three months of 2015 was $368 million ($283 million in the first three months of 2014).
Restricted Stock Unit Awards
Restricted stock unit activity in the first three months of 2015 was as follows:
As of March 28, 2015, 4.8 million of the outstanding restricted stock units were market-based restricted stock units.
Stock Option Awards
Stock option activity in the first three months of 2015 was as follows:
Stock Purchase Plan
Employees purchased 8.1 million shares of common stock in the first three months of 2015 for $234 million (10.7 million shares of common stock in the first three months of 2014 for $212 million) under the 2006 Stock Purchase Plan.
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.
Reference 1: http://www.xbrl.org/2003/role/presentationRef