The Motley Fool Previous Page Doing the Stock Splits [Ask the Fool] February 21, 2001

By Ann Coleman (TMF AnnC)

Q. What happens when a stock splits, and how does an investor benefit from it? -- S.A.C., via email

Want to see a grown customer service rep here at the Fool break down in tears? Ask one how to find stocks that will split so that your investment will double.

Then there's the guy who bought 100 shares at $10. The stock went up to $20 and split two-fo