Corporate Actions

1.4.4 Corporate Actions

Having a share in your portfolio means that all possible changes on the share or stock exchange will also affect your positions. Corporate actions are events that materially impact its stakeholder. Common corporate actions include the payment of dividends, stock splits, tender offers, mergers, and acquisitions. We will not touch on all these items here, but we will explain to you the most common corporate actions.


Most corporate actions will affect the value of your position, without proper knowledge of what is really happening it is difficult to evaluate the impact on your position.