A stock split is a corporate action in which a company divides its existing shares into multiple shares to boost the liquidity of the shares. Although the number of shares outstanding increases by a specific multiple, the total dollar value of the shares remains the same compared to pre-split amounts, because the split does not add any real value.What is a stock split history?
Quick Answer. A company's stock split history is a listing of all of the times in which the company has split its shares into multiple units, according to Texas Instruments and Investopedia. A stock split keeps the shares' total dollar value constant. The effect is multiplying the share number, not the value.What is the stock symbol for PayPal?
PayPal is a subsidiary of eBay Inc. and as such has no publicly-traded stock. The ticker symbol for eBay Inc. is EBAY. It is traded on the Nasdaq.