Definition of Stock split

1. Noun. An increase in the number of outstanding shares of a corporation without changing the shareholders' equity. "They announced a two-for-one split of the common stock"

Exact synonyms: Split, Split Up
Generic synonyms: Increase, Step-up

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stock Split

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stock of record
stock option
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stock pigeon
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stock power
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stock promoter
stock purchase plan
stock raiser
stock room
stock saddle
stock split (current term)
stock symbol
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stock ticker
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stock trader
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stock variable
stock vehicle
stock warrant

Literary usage of Stock split

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Personal Finance by Robert S. Rosefsky (2001)
"Table 15-4 • 100 Percent stock split — Before and After net worth as an owner ... A stock split is often taken as a favorable sign; investors are anxious to ..."

2. Financial Markets for the Rest of Us: An Easy Guide to Money, Bonds, Futures by Robert Vahid Hashemian (2001)
"After a stock split, almost all fmancial data on the stock are adjusted to ... For example, after a 2 for 1 stock split, the pre-split stock price data is ..."

3. Main Economic Indicators by OECD Staff, Oecd, (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope, Statistics Directorate (1997)
"... decisions. no adjustment is made in cases where the decision entails no change in the market value of the share. ie stock split-up. stock split-down and ..."

4. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1892)
"AW Cass, of San Diego, reports having been very successful in grafting the fig in the month of February, as follows: "I saw off the stock; split it through ..."

5. Financial Investigations: A Financial Approach to Detecting and Resolving Crimesby Don Vogel by Don Vogel (1999)
"Stockholders An owner of an incorporated business with the ownership being evidenced by stock certificates. stock split An exchange of the shares ..."

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