Stock splits have been getting a lot of attention lately, with several notable companies initiating actions to increase their share counts significantly without changing their valuations. What investors need to remember is that stock splits do not intrinsically change the business. A split only breaks one share into a higher multiple with the split shares together equaling in value the formerly single share.
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The balance sheet is like an MRI of a company's financial health. It's not necessarily fun to review, but if you don't you could be investing in an unhealthy business.