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See a sample reprint in PDF format. Order a reprint of this article now MARKETS NOVEMBER 3, 2009, 1:51 P.M. ET Dow Jones Reprints: This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. To order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers, use the Order Reprints tool at the bottom of any article or visit www.djreprints.com Stock Split Will Open Berkshire to More Investors By GEOFFREY ROGOW NEW YORK -- With its 50-for-1 stock split, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. will become more accessible to a wider range of investors, and could even find its way into a major stock market index. Berkshire Hathaway on Tuesday announced plans to split its Class B shares to facilitate the company's $26 billion cash-and-stock purchase of shares it doesn't already own in rail operator Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp. Given that the B shares were trading recently at just over $3,300, the post-split price would be about $66.
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