Investor FAQ

BlackBerry was founded in 1984 by Mike Lazaridis, Douglas Fregin and Jim Balsillie.

BlackBerry’s corporate offices are located at 2200 University Ave. E, Waterloo, Ontario, N2K 0A2.

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Detailed specifications about BlackBerry smartphones can be found on the BlackBerry website.

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BlackBerry’s common shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: BB) and the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: BB).

BlackBerry’s IPO on the Toronto Stock Exchange was October 28, 1997. RIM began trading on the NASDAQ on February 4, 1999.

BlackBerry does not sell shares directly. Please contact your broker to purchase shares.

BlackBerry currently does not participate in a Dividend Reinvestment Program.

BlackBerry’s full fiscal year calendar can be viewed on our Investor Events page.

Details related to the number of shares of the company outstanding can be viewed in the in the Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations section of the most recent BlackBerry financial filing.

In fiscal 2000, as a result of BlackBerry’s increased economic activity in the U.S., the U.S. dollar was adopted as the reporting currency of the Company. In the first quarter of fiscal 2004, BlackBerry commenced reporting its consolidated financial results in accordance with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

BlackBerry has split its stock twice. The first split was a 2-for-1 stock split that occurred on June 4, 2004. The second split was a 3-for-1 stock split that occurred on August 20, 2007.

Details on how BlackBerry generates revenue can be viewed in the Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations section of the most recent BlackBerry financial filing.

View the Fiscal 2018 Form 40-F (PDF)

Details on BlackBerry’s revenue recognition policy and other critical accounting policies can be viewed in the Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations section of the most recent BlackBerry financial filing.

View the Fiscal 2018 Form 40-F (PDF)

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BlackBerry files documents electronically with the Canadian Securities Administrators SEDAR database and with the SEC on EDGAR. To access BlackBerry’s public securities filings, either visit the SEDAR website and do a public database search under BlackBerry Limited or go to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission website to view BlackBerry’s EDGAR filings.

The CUSIP number for BlackBerry’s common shares is 09228F-10-3.

Please contact BlackBerry’s transfer agent, Computershare Investor Services Inc., or your broker.

If your BlackBerry share certificate has been lost, stolen or destroyed, please contact Computershare Investor Services Inc. A Computershare representative will send you the necessary documentation to arrange for a replacement certificate.

Computershare Investor Services Inc.
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Toronto, Ontario, M5J 2Y1, Canada
Tel: 1-800-564-6253

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