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How do you adjust the cost basis of each lot to reflect the cash that you received in addition to the shares?

You received 1.2493 shares for each old share you owned. The 1 in cash. The 0.2493 in shares. So cost for the new shares is the cost of your original share divided by 1.2493.
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