EMPLOYEE STOCK OWNERSHIP PLAN Definition

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EMPLOYEE STOCK OWNERSHIP PLAN (ESOP) is an employee benefit to acquire ownership of shares in their company without necessarily laying out personal capital.

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COMPTROLLER is the misspelling of the word CONTROLLER caused by confusion in the root of the word in French and Latin. Comptroller is sometimes used within titles in the government, e.g. Comptroller of the Currency.

10-Q is a report filed quarterly to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) by most reporting companies. It includes unaudited financial statements and provides a continuing view of the companys financial position during the year. The report must be filed for each of the first three fiscal quarters of the companys fiscal year and is due within 45 days of the close of the quarter.

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