stock split

Definition of "stock split"
  1. A process where a corporation increases the number of its shares and decreases their individual value, without changing the total value of all shares combined
How to use "stock split" in a sentence
  1. The company announced a stock split, resulting in an increase in the number of shares but a decrease in the individual price per share.
  2. When a company goes through a stock split, it means the individual value of each stock decreases, but the total value remains constant.
  3. A stock split results in more shares being available in the market, but also a reduction in the value of each share.

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