Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Stock-Based Compensation

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Stock-Based Compensation
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2017
Disclosure of Compensation Related Costs, Share-based Payments [Abstract]  
Stock-Based Compensation
Stock-Based Compensation
The Company granted the following stock-based awards:
 
Three Months Ended 
 March 31,
 
2017
 
2016
Stock options
125,000

 

Restricted stock awards
62,500

 

Performance stock units
166,149

 


The stock options, restricted stock awards and performance stock units granted during the three months ended March 31, 2017 were granted under the Company's Second Amended and Restated 2007 Stock Incentive Plan (the "2007 Plan"), a shareholder approved plan. The 166,149 performance stock units were issued in connection with the 2017 Incentive Plan. In settlement of the performance stock units, the Company will issue a number of shares equal to the number of performance stock units issued multiplied by the total percentage achievement of the performance goals for the 2017 Incentive Plan. The percentage achievement for the performance stock units may not exceed 100%.
On May 12, 2016, the Company’s shareholders approved an amendment to the 2007 Plan to increase the number of shares authorized under the plan by 500,000 to a total of 2,730,320 shares.
The Company recognized the following expense related to its share-based payment arrangements (in thousands):
 
 
Three Months Ended 
 March 31,
 
 
2017
 
2016
Stock-based compensation cost, before income tax benefit:
 
 

 
 

Stock options
 
$
126

 
$
148

Restricted stock awards and restricted stock units
 
209

 
203

Performance stock units
 
78

 

Total stock-based compensation
 
$
413

 
$
351

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Three Months Ended 
 March 31,
 
 
2017
 
2016
Stock-based compensation cost included in:
 
 

 
 

Cost of revenues
 
$
14

 
$
(7
)
Operating expenses
 
399

 
358

Total stock-based compensation
 
$
413

 
$
351