stock split


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Noun1.stock split - 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"
step-up, increase - the act of increasing something; "he gave me an increase in salary"
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While some academics call a stock split a non-event, Roger Perry, CEO of Rightline.
A stock split occurs when a company, such as Exxon, Banc One or Mattel, announces that everyone who holds a share of its stock will receive additional shares absolutely free.
This would be accomplished through a 1-for-200 reverse stock split of the Company's outstanding Class A Common Stock, followed immediately by a 200-for-1 forward stock split.
Pink Sheets:IVTM) (the "Company") announced today that yesterday it filed (a) a Certificate of Amendment to its Certificate of Incorporation with the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware to consummate a 1-for-1,000 reverse split of the Company's common stock (the "Reverse Stock Split") and (b) a Certificate of Amendment to its Certificate of Incorporation with the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware to consummate a 1,000-for-1 forward stock split following the Reverse Stock Split (the "Forward Stock Split," and with the Reverse Stock Split, the "Reverse/Forward Stock Split").
SAN FRANCISCO -- MCF Corporation (AMEX:MEM) today announced that the Company will institute a reverse stock split of its outstanding common stock at a ratio of 1-for-7 shares on Thursday, November 16, 2006.
The Company expects that the reverse stock split will streamline the Bank's accounting, create greater flexibility for dividends from the Bank to the Company and eliminate an obsolete aspect of the Bank's capital structure.
EasyLink Services Corporation (NASDAQ: EASY), a leading global provider of outsourced business process automation services that transform manual and paper-based business processes into efficient electronic ones, today announced that it has received shareholder approval for a 1 for 5 reverse stock split that will go into effect on Monday, August 28th.
Nasdaq:INFO) today announced that it has filed an amendment to its Third Restated Articles of Incorporation that will effect a 1-for-4 reverse stock split of the Company's outstanding common stock.
The reverse stock split was approved by the Company's stockholders at the annual meeting of stockholders held on June 7, 2006.
NASDAQ: WAVX) announced that it has filed a preliminary proxy statement with the SEC for a special meeting to be held on July 24, 2006 seeking stockholder approval permitting the board to implement a reverse stock split of Wave's common stock at a ratio of either 1:2, 1:3 or 1:4.
Nasdaq:VERT),a leading provider of on-demand supply management solutions, today announced it completed its debt financing and plans to effect a reverse stock split on June 12, 2006.