GE’s Reverse Stock Split Is Rare– Only 5 in S&P 500 Since 2012

GE’s Reverse Stock Split Is Rare– Only 5 in S&P 500 Since 2012
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GE’s reverse stock split Monday was only the fifth since 2012 among S&P 500 companies. Companies generally avoid reverse splits because they can signal that management has been unsuccessful at raising the stock price. It was only the fifth such action among companies in the S&P 500 index since 2012, according to Howard Silverblatt, senior index analyst at S&P Dow Jones Indices.

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