Freddie Mac will complete on Monday a stock split meant to make its shares more attractive to the kind of people who buy houses with the agency's help.

The 4-for-1 split will bring the price down from more than $100. Many retail investors find this level too steep because of their tendency to think in terms of 100-share lots.

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