Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA) shares traded higher Tuesday afternoon. The company’s Board of Directors approved a 5-for-1 split of Tesla’s common stock in the form of a stock dividend to make stock ownership more accessible to employees and investors.
Each stockholder of record on Aug. 21 will receive a dividend of four additional shares of common stock for each then-held share, to be distributed after close of trading on Aug. 28. Trading will begin on a stock split-adjusted basis on Aug. 31.
Tesla’s stock closed Tuesday’s session down 3.1% at $1,3,74.39 per share. The stock ticked up more 5.7% to $1,454 a share in after-hours trading.
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