Doing the Splits

Dec 01, 1996
<p>Why do so many companies bother to split their stocks?</p>
It's easy to write off stock splits as a ploy aimed merely at attracting small-time retail investors who, it seems, would rather buy a parcel of 100 stocks of low denomination than 50 stocks of twice that denomination. Similarly, giving existing holders 200

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