EQNX::TICKER_START (NASDAQ:NDAQ), EQNX::TICKER_END The Board of Directors of Nasdaq, Inc. (Nasdaq: NDAQ) has approved and declared both a 3-for-1 stock split of the company's common stock in the form of a stock dividend, along with a regular quarterly dividend of $0.20 per share on the company's outstanding common stock, which on a split-adjusted basis is economically equivalent to the pre-split dividend amount of $0.60 per share paid in the preceding quarter.
-- Nasdaq announced on April 20, 2022 that its Board approved pursuing a three-for-one stock split in the form of a stock dividend, subject to the approval by both its shareholders and the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") of the adoption of an amendment to the company's Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation to increase Nasdaq's authorized shares of common stock.
-- In June, Nasdaq's shareholders, and the SEC, approved the proposed amendment to increase the authorized shares of common stock in order to effect the stock split in the form of a stock dividend.
-- The Board declared a 3-for-1 stock split in the form of a stock dividend, entitling each shareholder of record to receive two additional shares of common stock for every one share owned.
-- The record date for the stock dividend is August 12, 2022, with a distribution date for the new shares of August 26, 2022. Trading will begin on a split-adjusted basis on August 29, 2022.
-- The Board has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.20 per share on the company's outstanding common stock. On a split-adjusted basis, the dividend is economically equivalent to the pre-split quarterly dividend of $0.60 per share paid in the preceding quarter.
-- The dividend is payable on September 30, 2022, to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 16, 2022.
-- Future declarations of quarterly dividends and the establishment of future record and payment dates are subject to approval by the Board of Directors.
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