The Securities and Exchange Commission will soon give companies more guidance on how to value stock options, according to published reports.

A ruling is expected from Securities and Exchange Commission chief accountant Donald Nicolaisen, who will step down in October, on a valuation method proposed by Cisco Systems Inc. In May, Cisco asked the SEC for approval to sell a new class of securities whose trading would provide an estimated value for the Cisco stock options issued to all company employees.

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