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Stock Dilution: CNBC Explains

CNBC Explains
Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 8:52 AM ET
Stock Dilution: CNBC Explains
When stocks are used in transactions or to finance operations, investors in a stock may be worried about stock dilution. What are the effects of stock dilution and how should investors perceive a move that dilutes their shares? Salman Khan explores the topic using a simplified example.

When stocks are used in transactions or to finance operations, investors in a stock may be worried about stock dilution. What are the effects of stock dilution and how should investors perceive a move that dilutes their shares? Salman Khan of the Khan Academy explores the topic using a simplified example.

From this video, you’ll understand:

  • The meaning of stock dilution and how it affects shareholders
  • Important assumptions when thinking about stock dilution

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