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Frequently Asked Questions

BlackBerry Stock

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 share 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:

Internet: http://www.investorcentre.com/service

Phone: 1-800-564-6253

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 2019 annual shareholders’ meeting.  We will publish a formal notification of the meeting date in the Spring of 2019.

The 2018 Annual Shareholder Meeting was held on June 20, 2018 at the BlackBerry headquarters in Waterloo, Ontario.

As of August 31, 2018, there were 537,768 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.

BlackBerry Corporate 

This link will take you to BlackBerry’s Board of Directors.  Click on each member’s name to read their full biography. https://www.blackberry.com/us/en/company/investors/board-of-directors

Ernst and Young LLP

Chartered Accountants

515 Riverbend Drive P.O. Box 9458 Station C

Kitchener, Ontario, N2G 4W9, Canada

OUR VISION: A connected world, in which you are safe and your data is yours.

OUR MISSION: To be the world’s leading provider of end-to-end mobility solutions that are the most secure and trusted.

OUR VALUE PROPOSITION: BlackBerry provides the secure and trusted foundation for the Enterprise of Things. 

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 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 date for BlackBerry’s earnings release for its current fiscal quarter will be released 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.

Go to our financial Documents page to view or download the company’s financial reports.

https://www.blackberry.com/us/en/company/investors

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.

https://www.blackberry.com/us/en/company/investors

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.

https://www.blackberry.com/us/en/company/investors