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Corporate Action Dictionary
What is a corporate action?
A corporate action could be defined as any event which brings material change to a stock. Splits, rights issues, mergers, acquisitions, and spin-offs are all examples of corporate actions.
It is important that the investor has a clear picture of what a corporate action indicates about a company's financial affairs and how that action will influence the company's share price and performance. We have therefore put together a comprehensive list of frequently asked questions concerning corporate actions.
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