Apple 4-1 Stock Split – Do Stock Splits Matter – Dow Jones Index Major Re-Weighting Should Apple Split Stock


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Apple released earnings last week but also announced their board authorized a 4-1 stock split. Do stocks splits matter anymore? And would a 4-1 Apple stock split completely shake up the weighting of the Dow Jones Industrial Index?

Effect of Stock Splits

Authorized stock split vs. implemented

How a stock split affects a company’s market cap

What changes around earnings history and price history post stock split?

How are companies in the Dow Jones Index weighted?

Price weighted indexes vs. market cap weighted indexes

How Apple’s proposed stock split will upend the weighting in the Dow Jones Index

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Dow Jones Index companies current index weightings

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