A stock split or stock divide increases the number of shares in a public company. The price is adjusted such that the before and after market capitalization of the company remains the same and dilution does not occur. Options and warrants are included. ==Overview== Take, for example, a company with...
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- Increase in the number of shares of a company's COMMON STOCK outstanding that result from the issuance of additional shares proportionally to existing stockholders without additional capital investment. The PAR VALUE of each share is reduced proportionally.
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A change in a company's number of shares outstanding that doesn't change a company's total market value, or each shareholder's percentage stake in the company. Additional shares are issued to existing shareholders, at a rate expressed as a ratio. A 2-for-1 stock split, for instance, doubles the numb...
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A stock split is not a stock dividend, but merely an across-the-board aggregation of additional shares for shares already held (e.g., for every two shares one owns, an additional share is issued to that owner - someone owning 5 shares would end up with 7.5 shares). A stock split does not alter the t...
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Let us say that for years one has been holding a stock that steadily increases in market value. Then, the person receives a letter from the company in which he owns some stock. The firm announces to its shareholders that there will be a stock split. As a shareholder what will this mean to the person...
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The division of a company's existing stock into more shares. In a 2-for-1 split, each stockholder would receive an additional share for each share formerly held.
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1) Share-raising event 2) Your average 7-10?
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