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How do I find corporate actions in Bloomberg?

How do I find corporate actions in Bloomberg?

In Bloomberg type CACT and hit GO to get to the Corporate Actions menu.

What are examples of corporate actions?

Examples. Corporate actions include stock splits, dividends, mergers and acquisitions, rights issues and spin-offs. All of these are major decisions that typically need to be approved by the company’s board of directors and authorized by its shareholders.

What are considered corporate actions?

A corporate action is an event carried out by a company that materially impacts its stakeholders (e.g. shareholders or creditors). Common corporate actions include the payment of dividends, stock splits, tender offers, and mergers and acquisitions.

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How many corporate actions are there?

There are three types of corporate actions: voluntary, mandatory, and mandatory with choice. Mandatory corporate action: A mandatory corporate action is an event initiated by the board of directors of the corporation that affects all shareholders. Participation of shareholders are mandatory for these corporate actions.

What is full call corporate action?

A full call means that it is paying off the bond in its entirety, and all of the people who own shares of the bond will receive their principal back. In either case, the bond issuer will pay any interest owed on the bond through the call date along with returning the principal.

What are the mandatory corporate actions?

An example of a mandatory corporate action is cash dividend. A shareholder does not need to act to receive the dividend. Other examples of mandatory corporate actions include stock splits, mergers, pre-refunding, return of capital, bonus issue, asset ID change, and spin-offs.

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