|TIME WARNER INC. filed this Form 10-Q on 10/26/2017|
TIME WARNER INC.
NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS (Continued)
Set forth below is a reconciliation of Basic and Diluted income per common share from continuing operations attributable to Time Warner Inc. common shareholders (millions, except per share amounts):
The following table sets forth the number of stock options, restricted stock units (RSUs) and performance stock units (PSUs) granted during the nine months ended September 30, 2017 and 2016 (millions):
The following table sets forth the weighted-average grant date fair value of RSUs granted during the nine months ended September 30, 2017 and 2016 and PSUs granted during the nine months ended September 30, 2016. For PSUs, the service inception date precedes the grant date and requires the Company to apply mark-to-market accounting that is reflected in the grant date fair values presented:
In connection with entering into the Merger Agreement, the Company granted special retention restricted stock units (Special Retention RSUs) to certain employees of Time Warner and its divisions, including all executive officers of Time Warner. Half of the Special Retention RSUs will vest 25% per year on each of the first four anniversaries of February 15, 2017, and the remaining half will vest 25% per year on each of the first four anniversaries of February 15, 2018. Pursuant to the Special Retention RSU agreements, vesting as a result of retirement is not permitted unless the employee retires after the merger has closed. In addition, the awards do not accelerate automatically following the closing of the merger. Instead, the employee must remain employed following