Reverse Stock Split

Business / Taxes / Reverse Stock Split: If a company's stock is trading at a low price, the company may decide to reduce the number of existing shares and increase their price by consolidating the shares. For example, a 1-for-2 reverse stock split halves the number of existing shares and doubles the price. In that case, if you hold 100 shares of a stock selling at $5 a share, for a combined value of $500, in a 1-for-2 reverse stock split, you would own 50 shares valued at $10 a share, which would still give you a combined value of $500. Stocks may be reverse split 1-for-5, or 5-for-10, or in any ratio the company chooses. Reverse splits are generally used to ensure that a stock will continue to meet listing requirements on the market where it is traded or to encourage purchases by institutional investors, who may not buy stocks priced below a specific point.

Other Words for Reverse

Reverse Noun Synonyms: opposite, contrary, inverse, converse, inverted, upside down, mirror, reversed, backward
Reverse Verb Synonyms: back up, move or go backwards or also backward, backtrack, make sternway
Reverse Adjective Synonyms: alter, change, modify, renounce, recant, take back
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Other Words for Split

Split Verb Synonyms: crack, cleft, fissure, chink, cranny, slit, slot, crevice, groove, furrow, channel, sulcus, gap, hiatus, lacuna, opening, separation, division, chasm, rift, break, rupture, fracture, slash, gash, tear, rip, rent
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Other Words for Stock

Stock Noun Synonyms: pedigree, bloodline, house, dynasty, (line of) descent, genealogy, extraction, roots, lineage, family, ancestry, parentage, breeding, heritage
Stock Adjective Synonyms: livestock, (domestic or farm) animals, cattle, beasts, horses, cows, oxen, sheep, goats
Stock Verb Synonyms: supply, store, inventory, stockpile, reserve, reservoir, cache, hoard, wares, merchandise, goods, selection, assortment, range, variety, array
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Stock Split

Business / Accounting / Stock Split: The replacement of outstanding shares of stock with a greater number of new shares that have a proportionately lower par or stated value. MORE

Split End

Entertainment / Football / Split End: A player position on offense. A receiver who lines up on the line of scrimmage, several yards outside the offensive linemen. The term is now rarely used in American Football, having been long since re MORE

Split Commission

Business / Finance / Split Commission: Sometimes, companies split their outstanding shares into more shares. If a company with 1 million shares executes a two-for-one split, the company would have 2 million shares. An investor with 100 sha MORE

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