Apple, Tesla stock splits could encourage others

Text size Ina Fassbender / AFP via Getty Images After Apple and Tesla recently announced stock splits, shares of each accounted for nearly 20%. Given those large gains, investors can expect more companies to follow high-priced stocks. That can frustrate anyone who believes in market efficiency. Pins are not intended. …

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Why Apple’s Stock Division Won’t Help The Dow

Text size Mladen Antonov / AFP via Getty Images Apple’s 4-for-1 stock split will greatly diminish its influence on the Dow Jones Industrial Average, where the iPhone maker now has the highest weight and the biggest positive influence this year. Apple (ticker: AAPL), whose shares ended Thursday at $ 384.76, …

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