reverse stock split

noun

Legal Definition of reverse stock split

: a method of increasing the value of shares of corporate stock by calling in all outstanding shares and reissuing fewer shares having greater value — compare stock split

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“Reverse stock split.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/reverse%20stock%20split. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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