In today's edition of Marketfoolery Motley Fool analysts answer a question from listeners regarding the practicality, shortcomings, and value of stock splits.

With Apple trading near $700 a share, many investors are hoping for a stock split to make shares more affordable, but they're completly misguided. 

Instead we'll tell you exactly what you need to know about Apple in our brand new report that details when to buy and sell the company today. To get started, just click here now.

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