Benzinga offers a proprietary stock splits data set to cover the latest actions of individual equities. The data set will announce any new splits and follow their price changes for a month after the official split date.

The data set is updated daily to provide any new split announcements throughout the day. The data set features the stock split ratio, announcement date, and distribution date to keep users informed.

Data field descriptions

IDUnique ID of the output
tickerTicker symbol
nameCompany name of the security
exchangeExchange the security is traded on
date_announcedDate of the stock split announcement Format: YYYY-MM-DD
date_distributionDate the split will be distributed Format: YYYY-MM-DD
date_recordedDate the split was recorded Format: YYYY-MM-DD
ratioAmount of shares that will be issued in ratio format
updatedLast updated timestamp (UNIX)
importanceImportance of the action (scale of 0-5) 0 = least important
date_exDate of the executed Format: YYYY-MM-DD

Benzinga’s data samples are intended to provide a data sample large enough for testing data quality and application for the financial markets.  These sample files demonstrate a sample of the formats and content that can be delivered.

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