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Frequently Asked Questions (F.A.Q.)

What is a Stock Split?

Why would a company split its stock?

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What is a stock dividend?

Record date?

Payable date?


CUSIP number?

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Where will split shares be sent?

What happens if I sell my shares before the record date?

What do I do with my current stock certificates?

Does a split dilute my investment?

Do I have to pay extra for the new shares?

Do I have to pay taxes on the new shares?

What will happen to the cash dividend?

What if I own options on the stock and it splits?

What happens to my stop (loss) order?

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