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Author: stillwater9999 Big gold star, 5000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 8884  
Subject: ABT/ABBV Cost basis information Date: 1/8/2013 9:47 AM
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http://www.abbott.com/investor/abbvie-separation.htm

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Author: kelbon Big red star, 1000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: 7760 of 8884
Subject: Re: ABT/ABBV Cost basis information Date: 1/8/2013 2:23 PM
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Thanks for posting this.

As it was a 50/50 split, one share of new ABT and one share of ABBV for each share of old ABT, I made the erroneous assumption that the tax basis would also be calculated on a 50/50 basis.

Anyway, it's pretty close:
47.9751% —ABT
52.0249% —ABBV

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