Research in Motion was founded in 1984 by Mike Lazaridis and Douglas Fregin. On January 30, 2013 Research in Motion was rebranded as BlackBerry.
BlackBerry’s common shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:BB) and the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:BB).
Research in Motion’s IPO on the Toronto Stock Exchange was October 28, 1997, closing price $8.25. Research in Motion began trading on the NASDAQ on February 4, 1999, closing price $1.92. BlackBerry started trading on the NYSE on October 16, 2017, closing price $11.39.
You should contact BlackBerry’s transfer agent, Computershare Investor Services Inc, by one of these methods:
Address: 100 University Avenue, 8th Floor
Toronto, Ontario, M5J 2Y1, Canada
Please contact your broker to purchase shares.
The CUSIP number for BlackBerry’s common shares is 09228F-10-3.
We have not yet announced the date of the 2024 annual shareholders’ meeting. We generally hold the Annual Shareholders Meeting in June. Additional information can be found in our proxy statement for the relevant year. We normally publish a formal notification of the meeting date during Spring.
The 2023 Annual Meeting of Shareholders was held virtually on June 27, 2023.
As at August 31, 2023, there were 583,684,455 shares of common stock outstanding. Further details related to the number of shares of the company outstanding 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.
PwC Tower, 18 York Street, Suite 2600
Toronto, Ontario, M5J 0B2, Canada
BlackBerry Vision - Securing a connected future you can trust
BlackBerry Mission - To be the world’s leading provider of end-to-end mobility solutions that are the most secure and trusted.
As of the February 28, 2021, BlackBerry’s total worldwide headcount was 3,497.
Dividends for Shareholders
BlackBerry currently does not participate in a Dividend Reinvestment Program.
BlackBerry has never paid a quarterly dividend.
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 split that occurred on August 20, 2007.
Financials and SEC Filings
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 perform 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 target dates for the current fiscal year’s quarterly earnings releases are posted in the BlackBerry Investor Information Page. The official date for BlackBerry’s earnings release for its current fiscal quarter will be announced approximately two weeks before the event. A webcast of the conference call will be available from the BlackBerry Investor Information page at blackberry.com.
BlackBerry’s fiscal year-end is February 28.
Our quiet period runs from the end of our fiscal quarter until the earnings release date.