Will Apple ever split again?
After a blowout 2019 in which Apple (AAPL) stock surged 86%, earning the title as the Dow’s best-performer, the iPhone maker is on track again for an impressive 2020.
Apple has split its shares on four previous occasions.
Generally, companies enact stock splits to make shares easier to buy for individual investors.
Will stocks ever split again?
When shares split, the company’s overall value remains the same, but a shareholder will double the number of shares in their portfolio, and those shares will trade at half the previous price. For example, a person who holds one share of a company at $100 per share will now hold two shares at $50 apiece.
When was the last time Apple stock split?
Apple’s stock has split four times since the company went public. The stock split on a 7-for-1 basis on June 9, 2014 and split on a 2-for-1 basis on February 28, 2005, June 21, 2000, and June 16, 1987.
What was the price of Apple stock when it split in 2014?
Apple went public on December 12, 1980, at $22.00 per share. The stock has split four times since the IPO so on a split-adjusted basis the IPO share price is $0.39. The last of the four splits was on June 9, 2014, when it split 7 for 1. The stock closed at $655.90 or $93.70 split-adjusted that day.