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split

(split),
1. To cleave or break.
2. Any condition involving cleavage or bifurcation.
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split

(splĭt) [D. splitten, to divide]
1. A longitudinal fissure.
2. Characterized by a deep fissure.
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Woolridge and Chambers (1983) report that stock returns decrease on the announcement dates as well as ex-date of reverse splits. Spudeck and Moyer (1985) argue that "reverse splits appear to be better characterized as a strong signal to the marketplace of management's lack of confidence in future stock price increases resulting from earnings improvement." They also show that trading volume declined significantly in the following days after the announcement of the reverse splits.
(NASDAQ: ABTL) said that its stockholders approved an amendment to effect a reverse split of the company's common stock, US$0.001 par value per share, and authorized the company's board of directors to determine the ratio and the effective date of the reverse stock split.
last week announced a two-for-one stock split effective Aug.
Stock splits have mystified the researchers in finance for long time.
"The proposed move will have an impact on the minds of average investors, who otherwise are waiting in the fringes," an analyst with a leading bank brokerage house said about the stock splits so far announced in the local bourse.
KB Securities analyst Kim Min-gyu came out with his statistics showing that over the last 17 years, there were 667 cases of stock splits and the prices rose an average of 3.78 percent on the day of their announcements.
* Split NSF by Folder splits NSF file and creates individual NSF files for each folder of the NSF file.
Stock splits increase affordability and liquidity but have no impact on future returns
Summary: Stock splits increase affordability and liquidity but have no impact on future returns.
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 15, 2013-Anthera Pharmaceuticals reverse splits stock in 1-for-8 ratio(C)2013 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com