Investing Basics

Why Companies Split Their Stock: Slide Series Edition

by Christopher Bélanger & Max Kirouac

Why Companies Split Their Stock 101

Ever wonder why publicly traded companies split their stock? Use this slide deck to understand their rationale for doing so alongside a recent example of Apple’s stock split that most recently occurred on August 31, 2020.

Link to the full Modern Money article here.

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About Christopher Bélanger

Chris is a business lawyer and a co-founder of Modern Money. Chris is originally from Winnipeg but now splits time between Winnipeg and Calgary.

About Max Kirouac

Max Kirouac, CFA®, is an Investment Counsellor at BMO Private Banking in Winnipeg, Manitoba. If you would like to discuss this article more with Max, connect with him on LinkedIn.

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