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What: Shares of Sunoco
So what: The stock's price may have been a surprise if you didn't see the spin-off coming, but don't fear: Your portfolio is actually up on the day. Sunoco gave shareholders 0.53046456 shares of SunCoke
Now what: The move has been pretty much a wash so far, with Sunoco trading higher later in the day and SunCoke trading lower. Now is the time to consider whether you want to keep one or both of these shares now that Sunoco has fully spun off its stake in the company. Other than that, I see no reason to get too excited about today's move.
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