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Stock:

Does Apple offer a direct purchase program?

Does Apple have a Dividend Reinvestment Program (DRIP)?

Does Apple pay a cash dividend?

What exchanges does Apple stock trade on?

When was Apple's initial public offering (IPO)?

What was the offering price at Apple's initial public offering (IPO)?

How can I get the current Apple stock price?

Whom should I contact regarding my stock certificate(s)?

When was the last annual shareholders meeting?

When is the next annual shareholder meeting?

Is there currently any preferred stock outstanding?

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Stock Split:

How many times has Apple stock split?

What was the effective date of the last stock split?

How does a 2-for-1 stock split actually work?

Are there any personal income tax consequences as a result of Apple's stock splits?

Should I have received an updated share certificate following a split?

Where are shareholder notices from Apple mailed?

How do I contact the Stock Transfer Agent?

My shares are held by a brokerage firm. How do my shares get adjusted for a stock split?

How does a stock split affect the number of shares outstanding and the future calculation of earnings per share?

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Financial:

Can individual investors listen to the earnings conference call with analysts?

What is Apple's fiscal year?

Does Apple issue quarterly reports?

How do I get a copy of the Annual Report?

How can I get a copy of your SEC filings?

Where can I find historical Apple financial statements?

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Environment:

Where can I find information about Apple's environmental policies?


Shareholder Contact Information:

How do I contact Apple's transfer agent?

What is a transfer agent?

How do I change my address on my account?

How do I contact Apple Investor Relations?

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Apple Corporate Information:

When was Apple incorporated?

What is Apple's mission statement?

Where can I get information on the company?

Can the public tour the Apple facility?

Can Apple shareholders receive discounts when purchasing Apple products?

When did Apple acquire NeXT?

Who are the members of Apple's board of directors?

What are the board committees and their members?

Who are Apple's independent auditors?

How is Apple organized?

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Q: Does Apple offer a direct purchase program?
A: No. However, Apple stock may be purchased from just about any brokerage firm, including discount or online brokerage services.
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Q: Does Apple have a Dividend Reinvestment Program (DRIP)?
A: No.

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Q: Does Apple pay a cash dividend?
A: Apple does not currently pay dividends on its common stock. Apple paid dividends from June 15, 1987 to December 15, 1995. See Dividend History.

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Q: What exchanges does Apple stock trade on?
A: Apple common shares are traded on The NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol AAPL, and on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol APCD.

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Q: When was Apple's initial public offering (IPO)?
A: Apple's initial public offering was on December 12, 1980.

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Q: What was the offering price at Apple's initial public offering (IPO)?
A: Apple went public on December 12, 1980 at $22.00 per share. The stock has split three times since the IPO so on a split-adjusted basis the IPO share price was $2.75.

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Q: How can I get the current Apple stock price?
A: A 15 minute delayed price as well as other information regarding Apple stock is provided by MarketWatch.com.

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Q: Whom should I contact regarding my stock certificate(s)?
A: You should contact Apple's transfer agent,Computershare Investor Services, LLC.

Email: web.queries@computershare.com
Phone: 877-360-5390 (toll-free)
Address: Computershare Investor Services, LLC
250 Royall Street
Canton, MA 02021

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Q: When was the last annual shareholders meeting?
A: Apple held the last annual shareholders meeting on February 25, 2009.

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Q: When is the next annual meeting of shareholders?
A: The date for the next annual meeting of shareholders has not been determined.

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Q: Is there currently any preferred stock outstanding?
A: No.

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Q: How many times has Apple stock split?
A: There have been three 2-for-1 stock splits. The payable dates were;

    June 15, 1987
    June 21, 2000
    February 28, 2005
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Q: What was the effective date of the last stock split?
A: There are several key dates.
The Record Date - February 18, 2005 - determined which shareholders were entitled to receive additional shares due to the split;

The Split Date - February 25, 2005 - the date when holders of record or brokers were mailed notification of the shares subject to split; and

The Ex Date - February 28, 2005 - the date determined by NASDAQ when Apple common shares started trading at the new split-adjusted price.

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Q: How does a 2-for-1 stock split actually work?
A: A 2-for-1 split means that a new share of stock is issued for each share in existence prior to the split. After the split, each share is worth half of what it was worth immediately prior to the split.

Here's an example:
Let's assume that as of the Record Date (February 18, 2005) an investor owns 100 shares of Apple common stock and let's also assume that the market price of Apple stock is $80 per share, so that the investment in Apple is worth $8,000. Let's also assume that Apple's stock price doesn't move up or down between the record date and the time the split actually takes place. Immediately after the split, the investor would own 200 shares of Apple stock, but the market price would be $40 per share. The investor's total investment value in Apple would remain the same at $8,000 until the stock price moves up or down.

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Q: Are there any personal income tax consequences as a result of Apple's stock splits?
A: There are no tax consequences to U.S. residents as a result of Apple's stock splits. The tax basis of each share owned after the stock split is half of what it was before the split. For example, if you owned 100 shares before the split with a tax basis of $40 per share, after the split you would own 200 shares of stock with a tax basis of $20 per share. Foreign residents should consult their local tax advisors.

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Q: Should I have received an updated share certificate following a split?
A: All record-keeping for Apple stock splits is now done electronically. If you held your Apple shares in a brokerage account immediately prior to a split, the additional shares were deposited into that account. If you had a share certificate or held your shares directly with Apple's stock transfer agent, Computershare Investor Services, written notice indicating the number of your split-adjusted shares should have been mailed to you. New share certificates are no longer issued, but you should retain any original share certificates.

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Q: Where are shareholder notices from Apple mailed?
A: If you have stock certificates or hold shares directly with Computershare Investor Services, any shareholder mailings from Apple are sent to the address that Computershare has on file. To verify your address you can call Computershare directly at 877-360-5390. It is your responsibility to ensure that your address is current with Computershare at all times. If Computershare is unable to contact you with shareholder notices because your current address is not on file with them, you run the risk of having your shares escheated to the state of your last known residence and losing all rights to your shares in accordance with certain state laws.

If you hold your Apple shares through a brokerage account, all mailings from Apple will be sent to the address for you that your brokerage has on file.

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Q: How do I contact the Stock Transfer Agent?
A: If you have any questions about...

    change of address
    lost stock certificates
    transfer of stock to another person
    additional administrative services

...you can reach Computershare Investor Services (Apple's Stock Transfer Agent) as follows:

Email: web.queries@computershare.com
Phone: 877-360-5390 (toll-free)
Address: Computershare Investor Services, LLC
250 Royall Street
Canton, MA 02021

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Q: My shares are held by a brokerage firm. How do my shares get adjusted for a stock split?
A: If your Apple shares are held in a brokerage account (not held in certificate form), they split automatically on the split date. You do not need to do anything.

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Q: How does a stock split affect the number of shares outstanding and the future calculation of earnings per share?
A: When stock splits on a two-for-one basis, the number of shares outstanding doubles. Earnings per share are half what they otherwise would have been as the net earnings are divided into twice as many shares.

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Q: Can individual investors listen to the conference call with analysts?
A: Yes, Apple's earnings conference call with analysts is webcast live at the time of the call and available for a period of time after the announcement. To listen to the conference call, you must have QuickTime downloaded to your computer.

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Q: What is Apple's fiscal year?
A:Apple's fiscal year 2010 runs from September 27, 2009 to September 25, 2010.

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Q: Does Apple issue quarterly reports?
A: Apple files quarterly reports with the SEC. See SEC Filings for details.

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Q: How do I get a copy of the Annual Report?
A: Apple does not produce a glossy annual report. Apple's Form 10-K is available on our website. If you require a hard copy, go to the Information Request Form and select 10-K.

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Q: How can I get a copy of your SEC filings?
A: You can go to the SEC Filings page to view and/or download any of Apple's SEC filings. If you require a hard copy, go to the Information Request Form.

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Q: Where can I find historical Apple financial statements?
A: Go to the Financial History section of this website

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Q: How do I contact Apple's transfer agent?
A: Our transfer agent is Computershare Investor Services, LLC. They can help with a variety of shareholder-related services:

    Change of Address
    Transfer of Stock Ownership
    Lost or missing stock certificate(s) request
    Account Statement Request
Email: web.queries@computershare.com
Phone: 877-360-5390 (toll-free)
Address: Computershare Investor Services, LLC
250 Royall Street
Canton, MA 02021

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Q: What is a transfer agent?
A: A transfer agent and registrar for a publicly held company keeps records of every outstanding stock certificate and the name of the person to whom it is registered. When stock changes hands, the transfer agent updates the record of ownership of the stock. The registrar reconciles all transfer records and makes sure that the number of shares debited is equal to the number of shares credited. Apple's transfer agent is Computershare Investor Services, LLC. The transfer agent does not maintain records of shares bought and sold through brokerage accounts and held in "street name". Those records are maintained by the specific brokerages through whom shares are bought and sold.

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Q: How do I change my address on my account?
A: If you own shares through a brokerage firm, you need to contact the brokerage firm directly to change your account address.

If you're a registered shareholder you need to contact Apple's transfer agent, Computershare Investor Services, LLC..

Email: web.queries@computershare.com
Phone: 877-360-5390 (toll-free)
Address: Computershare Investor Services, LLC
250 Royall Street
Canton, MA 02021

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Q: How do I contact Apple Investor Relations?
A: You may contact Apple Investor Relations with questions related to Apple and Apple stock.

Email: investor_relations@apple.com
Phone: 408-974-3123
Fax: 408-974-2113
Address: Apple Investor Relations
1 Infinite Loop MS: 301-4IR
Cupertino, CA 95014

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Q: When was Apple incorporated?
A: Apple was incorporated in the state of California on January 3, 1977.

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Q: What is Apple's mission statement?
A: Apple ignited the personal computer revolution in the 1970s with the Apple II and reinvented the personal computer in the 1980s with the Macintosh. Today, Apple continues to lead the industry in innovation with its award-winning computers, OS X operating system and iLife and professional applications. Apple is also spearheading the digital media revolution with its iPod portable music and video players and iTunes online store, and has entered the mobile phone market with its revolutionary iPhone.

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Q: Where can I get information on the company?
A: The corporate website map contains a variety of links to information regarding Apple.

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Q: Where can I find information about Apple's environmental policies?
A: At Apple we recognize our responsibility to minimize the environmental impacts of our operations and products. More information can be found at Apple and the Global Environment.

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Q: Can the public tour the Apple facility?
A: No, but members of the public can visit the Apple Company Store at Apple's headquarters at 1 Infinite Loop, Cupertino, California.

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Q: Can Apple shareholders receive discounts when purchasing Apple products?
A: No.

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Q: When did Apple acquire NeXT?
A: Apple announced its plans to acquire NeXT Software, Inc. on December 20, 1996. The purchase was completed on February 4, 1997.

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Q: Who are the members of Apple's board of directors?
A:

William V. Campbell
Chairman
Intuit, Inc.

Millard S. Drexler
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
J. Crew

Albert Gore, Jr.
Former Vice President of the United States

Steve Jobs
Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder
Apple Inc.

Andrea Jung
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Avon Products, Inc.

Arthur D. Levinson, Ph.D.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Genentech, Inc.

Jerome B. York
Chief Executive Officer
Harwinton Capital Corporation

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Q: What are the board committees and their members?
A: Apple's board of directors has three committees: Audit & Finance, Nominating and Compensation.

The Audit & Finance committee members are William V. Campbell , Arthur D. Levinson, Ph.D. and Jerome B. York (Chairman).

The Compensation committee members are William V. Campbell (Chairman), Millard S. Drexler, and Albert Gore, Jr.

The Nominating & Corporate Governance committee members are Millard S. Drexler, Albert Gore, Jr., and Arthur D. Levinson, Ph.D. (Chairman)

The co-lead directors are Andrea Jung and Arthur D. Levinson, Ph.D.

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Q: Who are Apple's independent auditors?
A: Effective February 26, 2009, Apple's independent registered public accounting firm is Ernst & Young LLP.


Q: How is Apple organized?
A:

Steve Jobs
Chief Executive Officer
and Co-founder
Apple Inc.

Tim Cook
Chief Operating Officer

Scott Forstall
Senior Vice President, iPhone Software

Jonathan Ive
Senior Vice President, Industrial Design

Ron Johnson
Senior Vice President, Retail Division

Bob Mansfield
Senior Vice President, Mac Hardware Engineering

Peter Oppenheimer
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Mark Papermaster
Senior Vice President, Devices Hardware Engineering

Phil Schiller
Senior Vice President, Worldwide Product Marketing

Bertrand Serlet
Senior Vice President, Software Engineering

Bruce Sewell
Senior Vice President and General Counsel

Sina Tamaddon
Senior Vice President, Applications Division

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