Stock splits are important to consider when assessing the performance of an individual stock, or its contribution to your portfolio risk and returns. The data set includes any announced splits and associated critical terms, and is updated with any changes as the action evolves.

Benzinga’s stock split data set is updated throughout the day and features the stock split ratio, announcement date, and distribution date.

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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