Blue Mark Analysis

Disentangling Investment Trends


Trade Ideas: June 2013 Stock Splits

For some reason, investors like stock splits. Even though stock splits are just a simple change in the accounting unit of a company and don’t change any of the fundamental qualities of the firm, stock splits cause abnormal returns. As behavioral economics teaches, human beings are full of heuristics and do not function as purely rational computers.

Payable DateEx DateCompanyTickerSplit Ratio
12-Jun13-JunHome BancsharesHOMB2-1
14-Jun17-JunMarten TransportMRTN3-2
19-Jun20-JunFlowers FoodsFLO3-2
21-Jun24-JunFirst Internet BancorpINBK3-2
26-Jun27-JunSix FlagsSIX2-1

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