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I am sure there are hundreds of investors trying to figure out what happened to their AAPL stock this morning. I mean it was over $600 when I went to bed, but I wake up and PANIC!

AAPL split 7-1, so you now have 7 shares for every one you used to have. The stock price was divided by 7 and the earnings will be divided by seven. The amount of shares outstanding, yeah they were multiplied by 7 so at the end of the day its a wash... but is it?

Will this lower price on the stock bring in more retail investor who would normally not buy "just 10 shares" of a stock that was $650? Is there a flood of buying coming?

Is there a measure of panic in some investors as they see their stock price down to levels it hasn't been in years!

All in all,. what does this split mean to you? Join in on the discussion in the comments section.

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