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Subject:  Re: Why no more Stock Splits Date:  3/18/2019  7:22 PM
Author:  MCCrockett Number:  279702 of 283250

Stock splits offer no meaningful benefit for shareholders.

That's only true when your time horizon is infinite. In this case, it doesn't matter whether you buy 1,000 shares at $1.00 or 1 share at $1,000.

Let's assume that the share value gains 10% per year. Ten years later, each share is 2.59 times greater in value. Which shares would be more marketable? The 1000 shares that are valued at $2.59 per share or the single share that is now valued at $2,593.74?

I suspect that if you needed only a portion of the proceeds to pay for an expense that you incurred that you would find more people willing to buy shares that you offered for sale at $2.59 per share than you would offering 1 share at $2,593.74.
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