TITLE

The subtleties of stock splits

AUTHOR(S)
Egan, J.
PUB. DATE
March 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;3/16/92, Vol. 112 Issue 10, p72
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the stock splits of three market favorites--Walt Disney, Merck and Coca-Cola--in coming weeks. The shares of these power firms have been among the best performing of all growth stocks; All three are key members of the Dow Jones 30-stock average; Disney's influence over the Dow; The Dow's bias toward high-priced stocks; How stock splits can make the Dow more volatile; The outcome when a company declares a stock split; How new supply can swamp demand.
ACCESSION #
9203161072

 

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