Corporate Action

This article talks about Corporate Action, which is a situation affecting company stakeholders that typically will produce some type of change to the company such as a stock split or a change to dividend payments. It is an event initiated by a public company that affects the securities, equity or debt issued by the company. A stock split is a corporate action that is usually done by companies to make their share prices more marketable. The impact of a corporate action is usually measured in terms of its impact to securities and/or cash positions.