Bell Atlantic Dividends history and corporate actions

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Verizon Inc. (Formerly Bell Atlantic) Dividends Paid Chart

Date PaidDivPrice p/s when paid Date PaidDivPrice p/s when paid Date PaidDivPrice p/s when paid
Owners of AT&T on 12/31/1983 received 1/10 of a share of Bell Atlantic for every share of AT&T held. Their basis in those shares was 10.4884% of their previous cost or basis in AT&T.08/01/940.34556.8808/01/030.38535.00
11/01/940.34553.2511/03/030.38533.70
02/01/950.34554.5002/02/040.38536.75
05/01/950.35055.0005/03/040.38537.95
08/01/950.35057.2508/02/040.38538.65
05/01/840.20069.0011/01/950.35063.6311/01/040.38539.40
08/01/840.20072.7502/01/960.35068.5002/01/050.38535.87
11/01/840.20077.7505/01/960.36064.5005/02/050.40536.05
02/01/850.20082.1208/01/960.36059.2508/01/050.40524.20
05/01/850.21387.1211/01/960.36060.3811/01/050.40531.80
08/01/850.21388.6202/03/970.36066.621-6-2006 Acquired MCI. Shareholders of MCI received .5743 shares of Verizon for each share of MCI . (see note 1)
11/01/850.21390.8705/01/970.37067.75
02/03/860.213111.5008/01/970.37072.56
04/17/862/1 Stock Split8-14-1997 Merged with NYNEX. Shareholders of NYNEX received .768 shares of Bell Atlantic for each share of NYNEX.
05/01/860.22563.2502/01/060.40531.68
08/01/860.22574.5005/01/060.40533.05
11/01/860.22567.2508/01/060.40533.80
02/01/870.22574.8711/03/970.38580.7511/01/060.40537.25
05/01/870.24066.1202/02/980.38593.3711/1/2006 Spin-off Idearc. 1 share of Idearc for every 20 shares of Verizon.
08/01/870.24068.2505/01/980.38594.75
11/02/870.24071.2506/29/982/1 Stock Split
02/01/880.24073.0008/03/980.38545.50
05/02/880.25567.5011/02/980.38554.0002/01/070.40538.77
08/01/880.25571.2502/01/990.38559.6305/01/070.40538.33
11/01/880.25573.6205/03/990.38557.7508/01/070.40542.50
02/01/890.25575.2508/02/990.38564.2511/01/070.43045.84
05/01/890.27583.2511/01/990.38565.1902/01/080.43039.25
08/01/890.27596.2502/01/000.38560.753/31/2008 Spin-off 1 share of Fairpoint Comm Inc for every 53.0245 shares of Verizon.
11/01/890.275102.8705/01/000.38559.25
02/01/900.27598.256-30-2000 Acquired GTE. Shareholders of GTE received 1.22 shares of Verizon for each share of GTE.
05/01/902/1 Stock Split
05/01/900.29594.0005/01/080.43038.41
08/01/900.29549.2508/01/080.43034.44
11/01/900.29552.6309/22/00Changed name to Verizon11/03/080.46030.12
02/01/910.29548.5007/21/000.33845.8802/02/090.46030.27
05/01/910.31550.0008/01/000.04747.5005/01/090.46030.36
08/01/910.31547.8811/01/000.38556.5008/03/090.46032.37
11/01/910.31547.0002/01/010.38554.7011/02/090.47529.84
02/03/920.31546.3805/01/010.38554.9002/01/100.47529.82
05/01/920.32544.5008/01/010.38554.5005/03/100.47529.16
08/03/920.32547.3811/01/010.38550.007/1/2010 Spin-off 1 share of Frontier Inc for every 4.165977 shares of Verizon.
11/02/920.32547.3802/01/020.38546.35
02/01/930.32551.6305/01/020.38540.25
05/03/930.33551.3808/01/020.38533.15
08/02/930.33559.3811/01/020.38537.2008/02/100.47529.54
11/01/930.33563.2502/03/030.38538.3311/01/100.48832.77
02/01/940.33556.2505/01/030.38537.0002/01/110.48836.28
05/02/940.34551.8805/02/110.48838.33
Note1- MCI's predecessor company - WorldCom Inc shares were disolved on 4-20-2004
Source for prices: Yahoo Finance, Historical Quotes