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Bell Atlantic

Date
Action
01/01/1984
Owners of AT&T on 12/31/1983 received 1/10 of a share of Bell Atlantic for each share of
AT&T held. Their basis in those shares was deemed to be 10.4884% of their previous basis
in AT&T.
04/17/1986
2 for 1 Stock Split
05/01/1990
2 for 1 Stock Split
04/30/1992
Merged in Metro Mobile CTS, Inc. Shareholders of which received .5193 shares of Bell
Atlantic for each share of their company.
08/14/1997
Merged in NYNEX. Shareholders of NYNEX received .768 shares of Bell Atlantic for each
share of NYNEX.
06/29/1998
2 for 1 Stock Split
06/30/2000
Acquired GTE, Shareholders of GTE received 1.22 shares of BellAtlantic/Verizon for each
share of GTE.
09/22/2000
Changed name to Verizon
01/06/2006
Acquired MCI, Shareholders of MCI received .5743 shares of Verizon for each share of MCI.
note: MCI's predecessor company - WorldCom Inc. shares were dissolved on 4/20/2004.
11/01/2006
Spin-Off Idearc, Verizon Shareholders received 1 share of Idearc for every 20 shares of
Verizon.
03/31/2008
Spin-Off Fairpoint Comm Inc., Verizon Shareholders received 1 share of Fairpoint Comm Inc.
for every 53.0245 shares of Verizon. Fairpoint filed for bankruptcy on 10/26/2009, as a
consequence, Verizon shareholders lost their shares they had received in the intial spin-off.
07/01/2010
Spin-Off  Frontier Inc, Verizon Shareholders received 1 share of Frontier Inc. for every
4.165977 shares of Verizon.

   

General Info

- This currently open page. Includes a summary of important corporate changes, especially affecting cost basis.

   

Prices

- Month by Month Bell Atlantic/Verizon Prices from 1984 thru August 2011.  Prices are at end of month for year referenced and are not adjusted for splits.

   

Cost Basis Ref-Sheet

- Date and amount of Dividends paid and the price of Bell Atlantic stock when the dividend was paid as well as stock split and spin-offs. All organized in a handy sheet.

Bell Atlantic Corp.


   
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