Stock Splits

Looking for more information on stock splits? Check out our article, "Stock Splits: What All Investors Need to Know."

In this article, we answer the following questions:

  • What is a stock split?
  • What is the most common type of stock split?
  • What is a reverse stock split?
  • How do stock splits create new share classes?
  • What should you expect when stocks split?
  • Why do companies split their stock?
  • Do stock splits create value?

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