By Nick Zheng: This was not an easy year for the small medical device company Echo Therapeutic (ECTE). In June, its stock went through a 1:10 reverse split and more recently its management team was fired. The interim CEO Robert Doman has been working hard to turn the company around. Show More Summary
By David Hunkar: Bunzl Plc (OTCPK:BZLFY) stock split in the ratio of 5:1 on Nov. 26, 2013, with a record date of Nov. 25, 2013. As a result of this split, ADS holders received four additional ADSs for each ADS held. Here are the announcement...Show More Summary
Industry observers also discuss planned management changes and possible deals after the French conglomerate confirmed plans to create two separate companies in mid-2014. LONDON – Analysts on Wednesday lauded Vivendi's decision to move ahead with a split that would separate the company's media and telecom businesses. Show More Summary
The defense giant's stock price is exchanging hands at levels that suggest a split may soon be in the works.
Were stock splits more common in the past than today? How should a split affect your view of a stock?
By Pim Keulen: Ahold (OTC:AHONY, OTC:AHODF) announced yesterday the company will return an additional 1 billion euros ($1.35 billion) to shareholders via a combination of a capital repayment and a reverse stock split. The announcement...Show More Summary
By Pim Keulen: Today I read this interesting S.A. article about V.F. Corporation (VFC), an American apparel and footwear company. The company reported better than expected third quarter results, raised its dividend by 21% and announced an 4:1 stock split. Show More Summary
It's the second time the company controlled by Rupert Murdoch reported quarterly earnings since its split from News Corp. read more
By Ryan Takach: Great news this week as VF Corp. (VFC) beat earnings estimates by $0.13 per share, raised its dividend 21% to $1.05 per quarter and announced a 4:1 stock split! This is a fantastic result as the company continues to fire on all cylinders and deliver superior shareholder value. Show More Summary
Vans‘ parent company VF Corp isn’t going to let a few rumored layoffs at Reef get in the way of their march to global fashion domination. This morning, the company announced a four-for-one stock split and a 21 percent (pre-split) increase in this quarter’s dividends. “During the past decade, VF has returned nearly $5 billion […]
Announces a trio of programs, including share buybacks and a stock split.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - With its surge on Friday, Google Inc became the latest member, though not likely the last, of a tiny fraternity of companies that boast $1,000 share prices.
By Insider Monkey: By Jake Mann In the midst of government indecision in the United States, investors of all types are feeling uncertain. With the pundits, economists, experts, and just about everybody else split on what 2014 will bring, one thing is clear: there isn't an overabundance of value opportunities in the market at the moment. Show More Summary
Stocks are set to rally Thursday morning on hopes for an extension of the debt ceiling deadline, and the owner of Red Lobster faces an investor challenge. Those stories and more are what's in Thursday's Market Minute. The Dow Jones industrial average (^DJI) rose 26 points Wednesday and the Standard & Poor's 500 index (^GPSC) edged slightly higher. Show More Summary
Shares of the food and animal safety specialist have jumped 50% over the past year.
When IBM, Chevron, 3M stopped doing stock splits when their share prices rose too high, it made the Dow's price-weighting methodology a bigger problem.
The utility raised the payout to investors last year and split its stock this past July.
By Sean Weston: Recently the S&P 500 has had some of its component stocks exhibiting unusual price levels. Despite the index itself recently touching record highs, splits remain very restrained for the companies in it. As a result over 70 S&P 500 companies have share prices over or very near to $100. Show More Summary
The company will split both its common and class A stock at a 5-for-4 rate.
Modern Luxury–Discussing the online shopping market, WWD digs into the split over luxury brands entering the digital landscape. While brands such as Burberry or Saint Laurent have been quick to embrace the internet, fully stocking their online store and even offering exclusive pieces occasionally, several labels still have reservations. Show More Summary