Upcoming Schroders PLC Stock Split on 20 September 2022 


Please be informed that Schroders PLC (SDR) 5-for-1 stock split is set to take effect as per the following schedule: 

  • Ex-Date: 20 September 2022 

Common shares of SDR will trade at the new split-adjusted price from 20 September 2022 onwards. 
How will this stock split affect you? 

Account Type Order Type  New Price  New Volume  
LiveOpen positions1/5 of Original Price  5x Original Volume 
Stop loss / take profit settings  
Pending orders* RemovedRemoved
Demo  Open positions RemovedRemoved
Pending orders* 

*All pending orders including buy limit, sell limit, buy stop, sell stop, buy stop limit, and sell stop limit will be removed. 

**While the number of SDR shares you hold will be multiplied by 5 post-split, the price per contract of your SDR shares will be divided by 5. 

Please refer to the following case examples for your further understanding on how this stock split may affect you: 

  • If you own 1 SDR share trading at $29 per share before the ex-date, you will own 5 shares valued at $5.80 per share after the split. 
  • If you sell 1 SDR share trading at $29 per share before the ex-date, you will receive the pre-split price, which is $29. However, you will not receive any split shares. 
  • If you buy 1 SDR share trading at $29 before the ex-date, you will purchase the shares at the pre-split price at $29. Following the split, you will receive an additional 4 shares and the price of each share will be reduced to the post-split price. 

Will the split affect short sellers? 

Stock splits do not affect short sellers in a material way. While the volume of the short position held may be affected as a result of the split, the value of the short position held is not affected. 

For more further details, please refer here.

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