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Confused about a reverse stock split

As far as I understand it, if a company does a reverse stock split you get less shares but they are worth more so your total holdings don't change. Is this correct? The reason I ask is I purchased ...
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I am inheriting 1,000,000 shares of Oklahoma Energy Corp stock ; is it worthless OKOK stock or hopefully ONEOK or OGE stock ? Is OKOK 100% worthless?

Am inheriting 1,000,000 shares of Oklahoma Energy Corp Company Stock ; is this likely worthless OKOK stock - or - valuable publicly traded ONEOK or OGE stocks ?
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Is there a way for me to benefit from a call option I bought before a reverse split even if I'm out of the money?

I bought an "option to buy" contract of [email protected] for a 0.10 premium. $60 breakeven for [email protected]. Unfortunately the company had a 1/15 reverse split and now my contract is for 6/100 @0.5. Which ...
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What was the true stock price of TOPS ships back in the day?

Taking into account reverse splits, it couldn't have been the $173,000,000 a share. Aren't past prices adjusted as the different X's (example 20x) what it "actually was"? Youd have to ...
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Difference between Split Adjusted Stock price vs AdjClose

I know AdjClose contains any corporate change for stock price. I am doing some mathematical analysis for stocks and I want to know what is the difference for Split-Adjusted stock price vs AdjClose and ...
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Stock Splits -- What are surplus and capital accounts?

I just read this in The Intelligent Investor, by Benjamin Graham: A stock split may be carried out by what technically may be called a stock dividend, which involves a transfer of sums from earned ...
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Why is there a huge discrepancy between the adjusted close and the close stock of this stock (ENDV)?

I have just noticed that back in October 2015, the ENDV stock was worth something around 80-100 dollars according to its adjusted close price (i.e. the one that google and yahoo finance show). However ...
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How HLT's 2017-01-04 stock split ratio is calculated?

I am trying to understand a discrepancy among a few stock split data sources. One such example is HLT's split on 2017-01-04 (see https://ir.hilton.com/spin-off-information). On this date, HLT spun off ...
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Losing profit after stock split

I bought stock in PNN.L through my broker. According to them I bought the $500 dollars worth at 34.3120172899627 units at 1031GBX each on the 11/05/2021. This stock increased in value and on 02/07/...
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I sold off my NVDA stock on June 21(record date) in after hours trade

I sold off my NVDA stock on june 21 after hours trade. I did not get any stock as dividend yet. will I not get it ?
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Why doesn’t the stock price fall after the record date for a company splitting stock?

Consider Nvidia — they are splitting their stock 4:1 through a stock dividend. What was preventing someone from buying a share before ex dividend, holding it past the record date and selling, only to ...
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Is there any difference between a 2 for 1 stock split and a 100% stock dividend?

A 2:1 stock split, and a 100% stock dividend seem to have the same effect. Is this really the case, even behind the scenes? Is a 2:1 stock split just a synonym of a 100% stock dividend, or are there ...
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SEC filings: Apple number of shares

I'm experiencing some trouble in understanding the evolution of the Apple number of shares. In particular, I am looking at its 10-Qs of 27 June 2020 and 26 December 2020. Here, I read that there were ...
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What happens to my shares if a company reverse splits its stock 10 to 1, but I own fewer than 10 shares? [duplicate]

Company A decides to do a reverse stock split and reduces the number of shares by, say 10 to 1. Before the reverse split I only owned 7 Stocks on that company. How will this reverse stock split ...
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Determining cost basis in a SPAC unit split into stock and warrants

I bought 400 shares of IPOB.U at $11.84/unit. Each unit can be split into 1 share + 1/3 warrant when the holder desires (after the stock and warrants start trading freely, but not before.) I called my ...
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Will I eventually own 100% of the shares if my stock keeps on splitting? [closed]

I want to become a board director and in this question How do I get a seat on the board of directors? people told me that I need lots of shares to be seriously considered for the job. I will need lots ...
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How do I stop a stock split?

If a stock split is coming soon and the company did not bother to consult shareholders before deciding to do the stock split, do I have the right to resist the split? How can I stop the stock split? ...
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How does Ameritrade determine the amount of a reorganization fee for a reverse stock split (BIOC) & how does the fee affect income taxes?

How does Ameritrade determine the amount of the Mandatory Reorganization Fee for a reverse stock split by BIOC? I read a previous comment where the stockholder was charged $20 by Ameritrade several ...
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Can I use limit orders to be triggered after a stock splits?

I recently had an issue where I was trying to get a couple of shares of a stock about to split. I'm a micro-investor, so I was only able to afford shares after the split, and not enough to buy a whole ...
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Fractional share left after a reverse split

I have a short position. It reverse split and now I’m left with a fractional share. How do I buy to cover on E*Trade when it won’t accept the .5 share along with the others? Why wouldn’t they round ...
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How to get in on the apple stock split if I only have $450 to invest?

Do I check the price at close on Friday and then set up a stop limit order at a quarter of that price? I am trying to figure out how to be ready for when the market opens on Monday morning to get in ...
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Question About Stock Splits [duplicate]

Tesla Inc. (TSLA) recently announced a 5-for-1 stock split. The split takes effect on August 31 for each shareholder of record on August 21. So, what happens to people that buy shares of Tesla after ...
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With fractional shares available why do we still have stock splits? [duplicate]

I understand how before you would need to do a stock split when the company value surges since it is not easy for a "poor" diversified investor to have a $2000 stock in his portfolio, but ...
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Why has Games Workshop Group not split their stock? [duplicate]

After a long period of relative malaise, the Games Workshop miniature wargaming company seems to have attained enormous heights of financial success starting around 2017. After spending a while ...
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When am I entitled to participate in a stock split? — record date, split date, ex date

Stock split announcements usually mention a few dates — record date ("date of record"), split date ("distribution date", "pay date", or "payment date"), ex date ...
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How does stock split work in practice with short sellers?

Using Tesla as an example who announced a coming 5-1 stock split yesterday According to the press release, people that own Tesla stocks on or before Aug 21st will receive an additional 4 shares as ...
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Mechanics of forward stock split

Apple (AAPL) recently announced that they'll undergo a 4:1 stock split. Here are the relevant dates per a CNBC article: The shares will be distributed to shareholders at the close of business on ...
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Apple stock split posting in yahoo finance

Will the AAPL stock split automatically show up in my yahoo finance portfolio, or will I have to do it manually?
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Why do stock exchanges have minimum share price requirements?

Most stock exchanges have rules about minimum share prices, below which a stock may be suspended or delisted from the exchange after a grace period. For example, the New York Stock Exchange requires a ...
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Can companies use reverse stock splits to liquidate my shares at unfavourable prices?

Suppose a stock is currently selling at $0.50, which I think is a severe undervaluation. Suppose I own 700 shares of this stock, and I don't intend to sell at the current price because of the severe ...
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Cheating the market by exploiting the difference between stock and option settlement periods?

This is sort of a follow-up question from: A few questions about stock investing After reading Baerker's answer, an interesting thought came to mind. Can a market manipulator exploit the settlement ...
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A few questions about stock investing

(1) What happens if I buy a stock before it splits? For example, I buy 100 shares of A at $10 dollars per share a day before a 2:1 split. With T+2, delivery will be after the stock split. Does the ...
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Stock splits and futures/options contracts

Let's say a company's stock is going to get split into two. All derivative contracts, such as options and futures, will be adjusted accordingly, of course. When are the futures and options contracts ...
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Can reverse stock splits create fractional shares with infinitely repeating decimals?

Suppose I own 1 share of company A. Company A then decides to undergo a 1 for 3 reverse stock split. After the reverse split, I will own 1/3 shares (i.e. 0.333333... shares). The number of shares I ...
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Do stop orders get triggered by stock splits?

Situation 1: Suppose I have a stop-loss order in place, and the company's shares split 2 for 1. As a result of the split, the company's share price will halve. Will the stop-loss order be triggered? ...
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What happens to options held during a reverse stock split?

I held 1 put option for 100 shares of USO that expires on May 8. Yesterday, USO underwent an 8:1 reverse stock split. My options are now for USO1 instead of USO, but what does that mean? The strike ...
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What is the cost basis of fractional shares closed during stock-split from multiple lots?

I bought shares in XYZ three different times: 2017: +100 2018: +150 2019: +160 At this point, I have a total of 410 shares. In 2020, the stock split with a ratio of 971 to 1000, which is a ...
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UCO reverse split make average cost cut in half

Before the 2020 April reverse split of UCO Proshare, I hold 39797 shares of UCO with an average cost of 1.4282 USD/share. After the 1-25 reverse split, as far as I understand, the number of shares ...
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When does a reverse stock split change the stock's trading price

I own 4730 shares of TBLT stock. A few days ago, a 1:10 reverse stock split was approved by the board of directors with an effective date of April 15, 2020. Does the split take effect before the start ...
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Why don't companies, whose share price plunged, reverse stock split to boost it?

COVID-19 has caused many large-caps' stocks to tumble like Spirit, Husky Energy ($2.75). Why don't they reverse stock split to uplift their share prices? Here are some benefits of unsplitting: A high ...
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How do reverse stock splits affect my holding period for tax purposes?

Suppose I buy one share of stock in AAPL. 6 months later I buy another share. 6 months later AAPL does a 2:1 reverse split and I sell the resulting share. Would I pay short term or long term ...
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Is it possible to calculate share price previous to stock split based on adjusted close price?

The price of NSE:HDFCBANK was around Rs. 2K+ before it split on 19-Sep-2019. I am using AlphaVantage to get stock price for NSE:HDFCBANK. It does not show the stock price before stock split as Rs. 2K+....
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Can a stock split after its face value reaches ₹1?

Can a stock split after its face value reaches ₹1? Will the face value be less than 1?I am speaking in terms of the Indian stock market. Yes face value means par value.
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Why does stock / ETF data go FUBAR?

I hold units in the JNK junk bond ETF. On April 1st, it underwent a three-to-one reverse split so that three units were converted to one unit after the reverse split. That meant the unit price went ...
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Buyback & Split

I receive stock options as part of my compensation package. The stock split a few years ago and rumor has been its about time to split again. Then the company announced a pretty big stock buyback ...
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Which stock has split more than once in the past five years?

For testing reasons I am looking for a stock that has been split more than once in the past five years.
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Stock Split seems not to have changed the Share Price. Why?

I was recently looking at the financial charts of TCS(Tata Consultancy Services) and noticed that the TCS offered 1:1 bonus on 31st May, 2018. I noticed that the price of the share stock did not ...
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Do knock-out call options become worthless when the underlying stock is split?

Suppose you own KO call options based on a stock. The knock-out level would be at $90, the stock currently is at $100. But then the stock is split 1:2, so suddenly the stock is worth $50. Do the ...
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Are dividends on YahooFinance adjusted for splits?

Here is an example from YahooFinance of dividends paid over time. I assume these numbers are USD - is this correct? My other question is if these dividends are adjusted for splits? In this example ...
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Is my stock gone forever from a reverse split / bought by another company?

I'm a complete novice in regards to investing and had purchased some shares of OXIS from TD Ameritrade back in March of 2015 (NASDAQ). The company (OXIS International) became very devalued and did a "...
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