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Definition: A stock that tracks the performance of a particular division within a parent company.

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Why would a company do this?  Sometimes a high-growth division will have large losses and won't be representative of the parent company.  By spinning it off as a tracking stock, it can attract more aggressive investors and improve the financials for the parent company (by removing the losses from that division).

 

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Fitch sheets- They are issued by Mr. Francis Emory Fitch, Inc they are the reports and are compiled on a daily basis. They are then stored away in a massive data bank to show trends in the stock market for future assessment they have records going back as far as...

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