NEW YORK, Sept 19 - Human Genome Sciences (Nasdaq: HGSI) stock jumped 9 13/16, or 6.8 percent, to 153 13/16 in mid-morning trading Tuesday following an announcement on  Monday after the close of trading that the company’s board had approved a two-for-one stock split.

Shareholders will receive an additional common share for each share held at close-of-business on Sept. 28. The additional shares will be delivered on or about Oct. 5.

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