The company’s shares will trade in the range of $100 per share.
The days of paying thousands of dollars for a single share of some of the biggest technology businesses in the world are long gone.
According to the strategy detailed by Amazon.com Inc., Alphabet Inc. shares start trading in the $100 per security range following the completion of the 20-to-1 split.
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The alphabet was the most popular stock on the Fidelity platform at the start of Monday, and its ticker attracted a lot of attention on the WallSrteetBets Reddit board. More than eight times as many buy orders as sell orders were placed on the stock.
The stock split only redistributes the company’s capital across more shares; it has no functional value. Some investors, however, view them as a bullish indication that the company is upbeat about the future of its business.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average, which is weighted largely on share price rather than market value, might gain from a stock split by allowing behemoths like Alphabet and Amazon to join.