Belden's proxy statement, filed last week, shows Stroup earning
Belden's shares have been on a rollercoaster ride, falling 40 percent in 2015 and rising 57 percent last year. His 2015 options are exercisable at
The 2016 options, by contrast, are already in the money; their exercise price is
Half of Stroup's stock award also depends on the shares' performance; the other half is tied to a cash-flow measure.
For 2016, Stroup got a salary of
Belden, a manufacturer of cable and networking products, is based in Clayton. Its earnings per share rose 72 percent last year.
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