What happens if I sell before the ex-date? / What date do I need to trade on to take advantage of the Apple or Tesla split? August 14, 2020 22:17 Updated Shares sold on Friday, August 28, 2020, or prior will not be entitled to shares post-split on Monday, August 31, 2020. Related articles Can I sell the new shares received in the Apple or Tesla stock split immediately? If I want to participate in the Apple or Tesla stock split when do I need to own the shares? If I own Stock Bits, how will they be affected by the Apple or Tesla stock split? What are the important dates to be aware of regarding the Apple and Tesla stock splits? Will fractional share trading in Apple and Tesla be impacted by the split?