What is corporate action? What are the different types of corporate actions?

Corporate actions are actions taken by a company that impact the shareholders’ value directly. It is an event that brings material changes to a company and affects its stakeholders. These may be either monetary (for example, dividends and buybacks) or non-monetary (for example, bonuses, rights, stock splits, mergers, demergers, spin-offs, offer for sale (OFS) and other actions.

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