Is Share Price Related to Marketability? Evidence from Mutual Fund Share Splits
AbstractStock splits enhance the marketability of mutual fund shares by restoring share prices to a preferred trading range. Mutual funds that split their shares experience significant increases in net assets and shareholders.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Financial Management Association in its journal Financial Management.
Volume (Year): 28 (1999)
Issue (Month): 3 (Fall)
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- Chitru S. Fernando & Srinivasan Krishnamurthy & Paul A. Spindt, 1999. "Is Share Price Related to Marketability? Evidence from Mutual Fund Share Splits," Center for Financial Institutions Working Papers 97-06, Wharton School Center for Financial Institutions, University of Pennsylvania.
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