On January 29, 2014, Google's Board of Directors approved the issuance of the Class C dividend and set a March 27 record date.
The Class C dividend will have an April 2 issuance date, and it is expected that the shares will begin trading on April 3, 2014. Class C shares will trade under the historic stock ticker GOOG, while Class A shares will trade under the new stock ticker GOOGL.
For historical pricing and research information about Google stock, go to GOOGL.
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