SHARE BASED COMPENSATION
|9 Months Ended|
Sep. 30, 2018
|Disclosure of Compensation Related Costs, Share-based Payments [Abstract]|
|SHARE BASED COMPENSATION||
Restricted Stock Awards. The number of shares and weighted average grant price of restricted stock awards during the nine months ended September 30, 2018 were as follows:
The total fair value of shares vested during the nine months ended September 30, 2018 and 2017, determined using the closing price on the grant date, was $2.8 million and $4.7 million, respectively.
Stock Options. The Company did not grant any stock options during the nine months ended September 30, 2018.
Employee Stock Purchase Plan (“ESPP”). During the nine months ended September 30, 2018, the Company issued 114,385 shares under the ESPP. As of September 30, 2018, 222,378 shares remain available for issuance under the ESPP.
Total share-based compensation expense, which includes stock options, restricted stock and the ESPP, was $2.2 million and $3.6 million for the nine months ended September 30, 2018 and 2017, respectively.
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.
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