Why Is Flex (FLEX) Stock Moving Today?


  • Flex (FLEX) stock is on the move today after completing a spinoff.
  • This saw it distribute shares of Nextracker (NXT) to its shareholders.
  • That means it no longer holds a stake in the company.
FLEX Stock - Why Is Flex (FLEX) Stock Moving Today?

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Flex (NASDAQ:FLEX) stock is moving on Wednesday after the technology, supply chain and manufacturing solutions company completed a spinoff of Nextracker (NASDAQ:NXT) to its shareholders.

This saw the company divest the remaining stake it held in energy solutions company Nexttracker to investors in FLEX. That resulted in Flex shareholders obtaining .17 shares of Nexttracker for each share they own. That comes to a total of 74,432,619 shares of Nexttracker stock issued to these investors.

Flex notes that with this latest divestment, it no longer holds any shares of NXT stock directly or indirectly. It also doesn’t own any securities that are exchangeable for shares of Nexttracker stock.

How This Affects FLEX and NXT Stocks

Shares of both FLEX and NXT have been active in pre-market trading this morning alongside the spinoff news. That saw shares of FLEX stock initially experience a fall before recovering. Now those shares are up roughly 2.1% as of this writing.

As for NXT stock, the company’s shares have also been on the move today. That has the stock currently down 1.9% on Wednesday morning before the opening bell rings.

It’s also possible these stocks will see more movement when normal trading hours start. Investors in them will want to keep an eye on their movements throughout the day.

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On the date of publication, William White did not have (either directly or indirectly) any positions in the securities mentioned in this article. The opinions expressed in this article are those of the writer, subject to the InvestorPlace.com Publishing Guidelines.

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