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Amyris (AMRS) has 1 split in our AMRS split history database. The split for AMRS took place on June 06, 2017. This was a 1 for 15 reverse split, meaning for each 15 shares of AMRS owned pre-split, the shareholder now owned 1 share. For example, a 1000 share position pre-split, became a 66.6666666666667 share position following the split.
When a company such as Amyris conducts a reverse share split, it is usually because shares have fallen to a lower per-share pricepoint than the company would like. This can be important because, for example, certain types of mutual funds might have a limit governing which stocks they may buy, based upon per-share price. The $5 and $10 pricepoints tend to be important in this regard. Stock exchanges also tend to look at per-share price, setting a lower limit for listing eligibility. So when a company does a reverse split, it is looking mathematically at the market capitalization before and after the reverse split takes place, and concluding that if the market capitilization remains stable, the reduced share count should result in a higher price per share.
Looking at the AMRS split history from start to finish, an original position size of 1000 shares would have turned into 66.6666666666667 today. Below, we examine the compound annual growth rate — CAGR for short — of an investment into Amyris shares, starting with a $10,000 purchase of AMRS, presented on a split-history-adjusted basis factoring in the complete AMRS split history.
Growth of $10,000.00
Without Dividends Reinvested
|Average Annual Total Return:||-26.59%|
|Amyris is a synthetic biotechnology company focused on the Clean Health and Beauty markets. Co. applies its proprietary Lab-to-Market biotechnology platform to engineer, manufacture and market products. Co. does so with the use of computational tools, strain construction tools, screening and analytics tools, and lab automation and data integration. Co. produced a renewable farnesene brand, Biofene®, a long-chain, branched hydrocarbon molecule that Co. manufactures through fermentation using engineered microbes. Co.'s farnesene derivatives are sold in products as nutraceuticals, skincare products, fragrances, solvents, polymers, and lubricant ingredients. According to our AMRS split history records, Amyris has had 1 split.|
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|06/06/2017||1 for 15|
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