Stock splits at Apple and Tesla may spur further gains for both companies by making their shares more affordable for the meantime to small investors.
Apple’s 4 for 1 stock split has taken effect as of Monday, August 31.
According to analysts, the move will impact the stock’s share price how. And Apple’s stock split won’t directly increase its share price but it will normally more investment, leading to post-split gains.
However, investors have been advised to not rush in to buy the lower-priced shares.
Stock in the AAPL fell to $124.81 following its 4-for-1 split while Tesla’s stock dropped to $442.68 after a 5-for-1 split. And Apple shares had previously risen 70% this year while Tesla’s jumped 435%.
According to eToro data, this is the first split in Tesla’s 10-year history as a publicly-traded company, while Apple shares have split four times before, gaining an average of 10%.
Analysts at eToro noted the average 10.4% increase AAPL shares have seen across all of the company’s stock splits, the firm also found that “…on average, mega brands that have carried out stock splits have seen their shares explode by 33% within the year.”