The Motley Fool Discussion Boards

Previous Page

Learning to Invest / Intermediate/Advanced Investment


Subject:  Re: shorting question Date:  11/16/2007  10:08 AM
Author:  chk999 Number:  4 of 90

Things usually get repriced when a split occurs, so you would be
short 300 shares at your original sell price divided by 3.

In general, if it looks like a no-risk way to make money, someone
thought of it back in the 1890's.

Chris - if TGT had never split it would be about 720/share today
Copyright 1996-2021 trademark and the "Fool" logo is a trademark of The Motley Fool, Inc. Contact Us