“Apple Inc. shares made a swift reversal higher Tuesday amid a wave of Twitter chatter about a possible stock split and special dividend,” Laura Mandaro reports for MarketWatch.

“Shares are up 1.2% at $448.04 after hitting an intraday low of $437.66, or a drop of as much as 1.1%. Volume picked up as the widely held — but recently battered — stock climbed to its highs of the day,” Mandaro reports.

“What gives?” Mandaro reports. “For a start, hedge fund manager Doug Kass tweeted that he was very long Apple — and then said he was hearing about a stock split.”

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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Arline M.” for the heads up.]