NYNEX Stock History

nynex-bldg-new-yorkMany people have Verizon Stock which they previously obtained because they were shareholders of Nynex.  Consequently, they need to find their cost basis and find historical stock price to calculate their cost or basis in it and to calculate their Capital Loss or Gain for income tax purposes.  Additionally, you can find very little data available on the internet concerning NYNEX stock history. We put together theses charts to help them. We researched the prices carefully. Use these at your own risk.

General Info

On this current page we show a summary of important corporate changes such as mergers, stock-splits and share exchange factors.  You can get a good summary overview of information affecting your cost basis in this stock by reviewing this chart.


We present month by month NYNEX Prices from 1984 thru August 2006. In addition we provide prices at month-end for each year referenced. We derived Stock Prices from archived issues of the NY Times, Standard and Poor’s Stock Price Record, Yahoo Finance historical quotes, and  from various Shareholder Services pages available on the internet from surviving companies. In addition we provide additional external sources at the bottom of this page as Helpful Links Prices are at end of month for year referenced and are not adjusted for splits.

Cost Basis Ref-Sheet

The ref-sheet shows you the Date and amount of Dividends paid and the price of NYNEX stock and when the dividend was paid. The ref-sheet also shows you information on mergers stock split and spin-offs.  We built the Ref-Sheet as a handy sheet to assist you when you are trying to find the effect of dividends on your cost basis calculations.

NYNEX Corp Selected Important Corporate Changes

01/01/1984Owners of AT&T on 12/31/1983 received 1/10 of NYNEX for every share of AT&T held. Their cost basis in those shares was deemed to be 8.8771% of their previous cost basis in AT&T
03/25/19872 for 1 Stock Split
09/15/19932 for 1 Stock Split
08/14/1997Merged into Bell Atlantic. Shareholders of NYNEX received .768 shares of Bell Atlantic for each share of NYNEX

* For a visual chart of Verizon/NYNEX, visit  Verizon Charts.