What's a stock split, anyway?

Feb 11, 2022
Google’s parent company, Alphabet, plans a 20-1 stock split. Similar moves have become rare, and some experts question their usefulness.
Alphabet, the parent company of Google, will split its shares 20-1 in July, which could make small investors more willing to buy.
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Alcoa splits itself in two

Sep 28, 2015
The move could make its stock more appealing to commodity-averse investors.