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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The company's total share capital would not be changed as a result of the share split, but the total number of shares outstanding will be raised fivefold," Aker Yards said.
The share split is being implemented with the objective of raising liquidity levels in the trading of Sistema's shares in Russia.
The company's Annual General Meeting had resolved on 18 April 2016 to carry out a reverse share split 1:100, under which 100 existing shares will be consolidated into one share.
The Swedish ski facilities operator SkiStar AB said on Friday (5 March) that its board of directors would propose a two-to-one share split at the EGM on 20 April.
LAS VEGAS -- Second graph of release dated August 15, 2007 should read: The effective completion date for the 1:11 Dividend Share Split will be today -- Wednesday, August 15th 2007 (sted The effective completion date for the 1:10 Dividend Share Split .
M2 EQUITYBITES-April 25, 2016-First Trust ISE-Revere Natural Gas Index Fund declares approval of 1 for 5 reverse share split
KGaA ("the Company"), the world's largest provider of Dialysis Products and Services, today announced that the share split with capital increase from the Company's funds approved by the Ordinary General Meeting on May 15, 2007, will become effective on June 18, 2007.
M2 EQUITYBITES-September 25, 2015-Lagercrantz sets record date for share split as 6 October 2015
KGaA today announced that it will propose a share split for both classes of shares (ordinary and preferred) in the ratio of 1:3 to the next General Shareholder Meeting on May 15, 2007.
M2 EQUITYBITES-August 31, 2015-Cushing MLP Total Return Fund's board approves reverse share split and distribution of USD0.
The board of Meda will propose a share split at the 3 May 2007 Annual General Meeting.
A non-diversified, closed-end management investment company managed by Cushing Asset Management LP, the Cushing Royalty & Income Fund's (NYSE:SRF) board of trustees authorised a 1-for-5 reverse share split of the fund's common shares, a common stock distribution of USD0.