We track mandatory corporate actions and provide the list here.  Where we can, we add details that we have received.  Please note that many of these actions evolve over time and additional details will be added as we receive them.

August 14, 2018

Volkswagen AG Ordinary Shares ADR Termination Program (old symbol: VLKAY)


  • At the end of trading on Monday, August 13, Volkswagen AG terminated its sponsored ADR program.
  • VLKAY shares are no longer trading as there is no liquid market for this ADR.
  • Stockpile is no longer accepting or able to fill trades on VLKAY due to the lack of a market for the shares.
  • Current Stockpile clients holding VLKAY ADR will only be offered the default cash option.

Terms of the Default cash option:

On or after February 11, 2019 JP Morgan, acting as the depository, will sell the securities represented by VLKAY and distribute the proceeds for the pro rata benefit of the registered holders of the VLKAY ADR that have not be surrendered. 

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August 1, 2018

Foundation Medical (FMI - F017956) - Shares of Foundation Medical were purchased by Roche for $137.00 in cash.

July 27, 2018

Quality Care Properties (QCP) performed a cash merger.  Shareholders will receive $20.75 cash per 1 share held.

July 24, 2018

Involuntary Reorganization - Helios & Matheson Analytics 1:250 Reverse Split

If you own 250 shares you now have 1 share.  We anticipate the shares may arrive in the next 2-3 business days. 

Press Release Helios & Matheson 1:250 Rev Split

July 16, 2018

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX) performed a ticker change to BHC. - Press Release

Bank of the Ozarks (OZRK) performed a ticker change to OZK. - Press Release

July 9, 2018

Keurig and Dr Pepper Announce Merger between Keurig Green Mountain and Dr Pepper Snapple Group

Stockpile accounts will be updated with the special cash dividend and the stock symbol change to KDP on July 13, 2018.

Press Release

June 18, 2018

Voluntary Corporate Action - Frequently makes less sense for Stockpile customer given the small size of position and $50 Reorg fee assessed by APEX.

Expiration Date: Wednesday, July 11, 2018 Br. Instruct. Cutoff Date: Monday, July 09, 2018 5:00 PM

Security: A045813 (ALTABA INC)

CUSIP: 021346101

Symbol: AABA

June 18, 2018

Mandatory Corporate Action

Allocation Date: Monday, June 18, 2018


CUSIP: 09238E104

Symbol: HAWK

REORG TYPE: Cash Merger

RATE: @ $45.25

June 18, 2018

Mandatory Corporate Action

Allocation Date: Monday, June 18, 2018

Security: F227999 (FINISH LINE INC-CL A)

CUSIP: 317923100

Symbol: FINL

REORG TYPE: Cash Merger

RATE: @ $13.50

June 15, 2018

Mandatory Corporate Action

Allocation Date: Friday, June 15, 2018

Security: T011724 (TIME WARNER INC)

CUSIP: 887317303

Symbol: TWX

REORG TYPE: Cash and Stock Merger

RATE: Cash 53.75 & Stock @ 1.437 of ATT (symbol: T)

Time Warner stock ceased trading as of the close of business June 14, 2018. Holders of Time Warner stock will received Cash 53.75 & Stock @ 1.437 of ATT (symbol: T). 

June 15, 2018

Mandatory Corporate Action

Security: L013032 (LAYNE CHRISTENSEN CO)

Symbol: LAYN


RATE: @ 0.27

Layne Christensen Company (NASDAQ: LAYN) ("Layne" or the "Company") announced that its merger with Granite Construction Incorporated (NYSE: GVA) ("Granite") has now been completed. As a result of the transaction, Layne's common stock will no longer be traded on the Nasdaq Stock Market, effective immediately. One share of Layne shares are being exchanged for 0.27 Granite shares.

June 11, 2018

Mandatory Corporate Action

Security: A046464 (ARO LIQUIDATION INC)
CUSIP: 00215Q103
RATE: :  @ 0.00

June 7, 2018

Bayer completed the acquisition of Monsanto on June 7, 2018. Bayer is now the sole owner of Monsanto.

Security: M006754 (MONSANTO CO)

CUSIP: 61166W101

Symbol: MON


RATE: @ $128.00, one share of Monsanto would receive $128. Fractional shares will receive the cash equivalent to their fractional share.

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June 4, 2018

Starting June 4 the follow "Original Name" ETF's will change to the Invesco branded under the "New Name" column.

Tickers: Unchanged

CUT and DBC will be added as new securities as these ones added by a position transfer. 

May 25, 2018


Mandatory Corporate Action

Allocation Date: 25th MAY, 2018

Security: W012388 (WINDSTREAM HOLDINGS INC) Old Cusip #: 97382A200

Type:  Reverse split into 97382A309

Rate: 1:5

Note: The symbol will remain

May 24, 2018

Allocation Date: Thursday, May 24, 2018


CUSIP: 527288104

Symbol: LUK


RATE: @ 1

May 18, 2018

Allocation Date: 18 May.  2018

Security: S012318 (***STATOIL ASA)                      

Cusip#:  85771P102

Type: 1:1 NAME CHANGE INTO 29446M102

Stock Rate:  @ 1

May 18, 2018

PRoShares ETF share splits

The below securities will undergo reverse splits effective 5/24. On the evening 5/23, investor accounts will be adjusted overnight with new positions.  Any reports that are created prior to the adjustment will not reflect the post-split positions. The trading symbols will not change.

The below securities will undergo forward splits with an ex-date of 5/24. The accounts will be adjusted with the split shares on the morning of the ex-date.

May 17, 2018

Allocation Date: Thursday, May 17, 2018


CUSIP: 286221106

Symbol: EBIO

REORG TYPE: Name Change


Mandatory Corporate Action

May 16, 2018

Allocation Date: Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Security: R023641 (REAL INDUSTRY INC)

CUSIP: 75601W104


RATE: @ 0.0050

Mandatory Corporate Action

May 4, 2018

Allocation Date: Friday, May 04, 2018

Security: M051943 (MULESOFT INC)

CUSIP: 625207105

REORG TYPE: Cash and Stock Merger

RATE: CASH @ $36.00 & STOCK  @ 0.0711

Mandatory Corporate Action

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