What Is a Reverse Stock Split?

A reverse stock split is when a company decreases the number of shares outstanding by consolidating them into a smaller number of shares. For example, if a company has 1,000 shares outstanding and does a 1-for-2 reverse stock split, then it would have 500 shares outstanding after the split. The main reason companies do reverse … Read more

Dissenters’ Rights.

Dissenters’ rights are a set of legal protections that allow shareholders to object to and vote against a proposed merger or acquisition. These rights are typically enshrined in a company’s articles of incorporation or bylaws. Dissenters’ rights give shareholders the ability to demand appraisal of their shares, or to receive payment in cash or other … Read more

Risk: Measuring and Managing Investment Risk.

Risk: What It Means for Investing, How to Measure and Manage It What are the 4 types of risk? There are four primary types of risk: strategic risk, compliance risk, operational risk, and reputational risk. Each type of risk poses a unique challenge to businesses and must be managed in its own way. Strategic risk … Read more