Why Is Safe & Green (SGBXV) Stock Up 266% Today?


  • Safe & Green (SGBXV) stock is up alongside plans for a share distribution.
  • This covers shares for its subsidiary Safe & Green Development Corp (SGDVV).
  • The distribution date is set for Sept. 27, 2023.
SGBXV Stock - Why Is Safe & Green (SGBXV) Stock Up 266% Today?

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Safe & Green (NASDAQ:SGBX, NASDAQ:SGBXV) stock is rising higher on Thursday after the company announced a distribution date for shares.

A press release from the company reveals that it will distribute shares for Safe & Green Development Corp (NASDAQ:SGDVV), its real estate development subsidiary. The company will distribute these shares on Sept. 27, 2023, as it spins off of that business.

According to Safe & Green, shares of SGDVV started trading publicly on Sept. 19. Trading of the stock is on a “when-issued” basis, which means holders and buy and sell the shares now but the transactions won’t go through until after the after the distribution date.

As for the details of the distribution, investors in SGBXV stock will receive 0.930886 shares of SGDVV for every five shares they hold. Investors had to be on record as of Sept. 8 to be included in the distribution.

SGBXV and SGDVV Stock Movement

As of this writing, more than 677,000 shares of SGBXV stock and 39,000 shares of SGDVV stock have changed hands. To put that in perspective, the daily average trading volume for SGBXV is about 33,000 shares and SGDVV is around 18,000 shares.

SGBXV stock is up 266.2% while SGDVV stock is down 7.4% as of Thursday morning.

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