US West Corp
Type: Divestiture of AT&T
Shares: 1 share US West Corp for each 10 shares of pre-divestiture AT&T held
Basis Allocation: .089417 of original AT&T Basis.
5/28/1986 2 for 1 Stock Split
Record Date: 5/9/1986
5/2/1990 2 for 1 Stock Split
Record Date: 4/19/1990
Split-Off US West Media Group and US West Comm Group
US West Media Group
US West Communications Group
Shares: 1 share of US West
Communications Group for each1 share
of US West Corp
Basis Allocation: 58.8191% of previous
basis in US West Corp.
Note: At this time still owned by US
West Inc (old)
Type: Split-off, Shares: 1 share of US
West Media Group for each 1 share of US
West Corp BasisAllocation:40.1809% of
previous basis in US West Corp. Note: At
this time still owned by US West Inc.
US West Inc. (New)
Name change: Name changed to
MediaOne Group Inc.
Separated: Separated from US West Inc.
(old). Shareholders of US West Media
Group Inc. Received 1 share of
MediaOne Group Inc.for each share of
US West Media Group Inc.
Name change: Name changed to US
West Inc. (New)
Separated: Separated from US West
Inc. (old). Shareholders of US West
Communications Inc. Received 1 share
of US West Inc. (new) for each share of
US West Communications Group Inc.
Distribution due to Dex Transfer
Qwest Communications International Inc.
Distributiion: Shareholders of MediaOne received .02731 shares of US West Inc. (new) for each share of MediaOne Group Inc.
Basis Allocation: MediaOne Group 96.2600%, US West Inc. (new) 3.7400%
Merger: Merged into Qwest Communications International. For each share of US West, Inc. (new) shareholders received 1.72932 shares of Qwest.
Type: Merger into At&t Corp.
Shares: Shareholders choose from 3 elections per
share of MediaOneGroup:
Stock Election: 1.4912 shares AT&T Corp. Plus
Cash Election: approx 0.8955 shares of AT&T
Corp. Plus approx 39.06 cash.
Standard Election: 0.95 shares of AT&T Corp,
$30.85 cash and addtional $5.42 cash payment.
(if no election is made, Standard Election will be
used.) Cash will be paid for fractions.
Basis Allocation: Basis in AT&T equals basis of
shares surrendered, reduced by amount of cash
received and increased by amount of gain
Shares: 0.1664 shares of CenturyLink for each 1 share of Qwest. Cash paid in lieu of fractional shares.
Basis Allocation: Basis in Qwest carries over to new Qwest shares (after adjusting for fractional shares sold).
This chart will give you a good visual overview of US West stock splits,name changes,mergers and spin-offs. Included is the original divestiture for AT&T Corp., the split-offs of US West Media Group and US West Communications Group, the name change to US West Inc. (new), the merger with Qwest Communications International and the merger with CenturyLink. See US West Stock, Dividends, and Corporate History.