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Analog Devices ($ADI) Stock Split History

Analog Devices stock has experienced a total of 13 stock splits in its history. The most recent stock split took place on March 16th, 2000. As a result of these stock splits, one Analog Devices share purchased prior to March 20th, 1978, would now be equivalent to holding 89.8 Analog Devices shares today.

Analog Devices ($ADI) Stock Split History Graph and Chart

Analog Devices ($ADI) Stock Split Dates

Date Ratio
3/16/20002 for 1
1/7/19974 for 3
1/4/19963 for 2
1/5/19953 for 2
4/15/19864 for 3
4/16/19855 for 4
4/17/19844 for 3
4/5/19833 for 2
4/13/19825 for 4
4/7/19815 for 4
4/16/19805 for 4
4/23/19792 for 1
3/20/197823 for 20

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

How Does a Analog Devices Share Split Work?

A Analog Devices stock split is no different than any other stock split. Analog Devices is simply packaging the number of outstanding shares in a different way. For example, in a 2-for-1 split, the amount of shares will double (and the price will be divided by 2, accordingly). Say you have 100 shares of Analog Devices, then the day of the split you will receive 2 shares for every 1 share you hold in your brokerage account, meaning you will receive 200 shares on the stock split date. However, the price of the stock will reflect this change and your holding of Analog Devices (in terms of value) will remain practically the same.

Benefits of a Analog Devices Stock Split?

A stock split does not change the fundamental value of a company. Meaning a Analog Devices stock split will not make the business more valuable. However, there is a psychological benefit in that the share price will be lower after the split, making shares seem more accessible to everyone and thus temporarily increasing demand and ramping up share prices. To further explore stock splits, please refer to Investopedia.

Buying Before or After a $ADI Stock Split?

While this is not financial advice and we have not run any thorough studies on the matter, general consensus is that price tends to go up after the announcement of a stock split and before the stock split itself happens.

Will Analog Devices Stock Split?

Unfortunately, we do not know. There might be rumors of a Analog Devices stock split, but the truth is that until the board proposes a shares split to its shareholders, it's all just noise.

How Does a Stock Split Affect $ADI Options?

A stock split affects options the same way it affect shares. In the case of a 2-for-1, the strike price of all the options chain post-split will be divided by 2 automatically. So if you're holding CALLs or PUTs, the strike price of the $ADI option will be automatically changed on the day of the split. Also, the number of shares will double. So if you have a CALL in a 2-for-1, after split you will have 2 calls to control 200 shares, and the strike price of those two CALLs would be halved.

Analog Devices Shares Split Results in Fractional Shares

Not all shares splits are even. Some splits, like a 3-for-2 can result in shareholders owning fractional shares. In these cases it's best to contact your broker, to be clear on how they will handle the $ADI shares split.